Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Bernie Sanders' criticism of Israel at the Democratic debate in Brooklyn, New York, on April 15 was not especially harsh. The presidential candidate said "we are going to have to treat the Palestinian people with respect and dignity" and...
Racism persists in no small part because its benefits to capitalism outweigh its costs. Racism's persistence where the capitalist economic system prevails raises the question of the connection between capitalism and racism. Many societies are structured and operate to subordinate one...
April 25 marked the fourth anniversary of outstanding student loan debt topping $1 trillion in the United States, yet media still aren't always telling the full story on college affordability and student debt. If the public thinks the student...
contrary to what you might hear on the mainstream corporate media, Bernie's win in tiny Rhode Island is actually a pretty big deal. It wasn't the last gasp from a candidate who's well past his sell-by date that establishment...
Republicans criticized a Department of Labor regulation that will force employers to disclose ties to outside union-busting advisers.Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), the Chairman of a House labor subcommittee, convened a hearing Tuesday, calling for the elimination of the so-called...
Every drone flown by the US military has inside it a piece of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) -- a valuable mineral, of which the DRC has trillions of dollars worth buried underground.   For five centuries, the continent...
The surrealist painting that is this election season came into grim focus last night as the two big-money front-runners blew the doors off their respective rivals and came many steps closer to giving the "news" media the general election...
"No candidate has been asked whether 54 percent of discretionary spending on militarism is too much, too little or just right." In this interview, David Swanson, author of War Is a Lie, counters the theory that war is an inevitable...
There are few areas where there is more bipartisan support than the need to provide adequate health care for the country's veterans. While many of us opposed the war in Iraq and other recent military adventures, we still recognize...
The millions of votes for Sanders, the enthusiasm he has generated, the fervor of youth support for an alternative to the status quo that he tapped into -- all of this has shown the thirst for an alternative to...
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