Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein and Hillary Clinton
12 Feb 2016

Has The Congressional Black Caucus Become A Corporate Front?

Many progressives were stunned when a PAC associated with the Congressional Black Caucus endorsed Hillary Clinton.

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Soldiers sit and smoke at a Syrian Army checkpoint in Douma, photographed on Jan. 14, 2012. (Wikimedia Commons / Voice of America / Elizabeth Arrott)
11 Feb 2016

US-Backed Syrian Rebels Claim ‘It’s Over’ After Aleppo Losses

The worsening defeat of “moderate” rebels in Syria may boost prospects for peace talks, but it won’t solve the root causes of conflict in the Middle East.

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Left: An infamous cover of "The New Republic" magazine, showing a black woman nursing a child from a bottle while smoking a cigarette. Right: The cover to "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" by Michelle Alexander.
10 Feb 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Record With African-Americans Gets Closer Scrutiny

Hoping to recover a major loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is touting her support for black lives. Her political history tells a different story

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Thaad launcher (US Army, public domain)
09 Feb 2016

US Pushing To Deploy Ballistic Missiles In South Korea

In the aftermath of a long-range missile test by North Korea, the US is finding the South Korean government more receptive to installing the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) ballistic missile defense system. The Thaad system is designed to “intercept and destroy ballistic missiles inside or outside the atmosphere during

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Elizabeth Warren talks with Bill Moyers in 2004. (YouTube screenshot)
08 Feb 2016

Elizabeth Warren: Hillary Clinton Sold Out To Wall Street

Hillary Clinton is under fire from a 2004 video in which Elizabeth Warren told Bill Moyers that Wall Street controlled Clinton’s policies on bankruptcy law.

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At a protest against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) on March 30, 2014, an activist holds a sign which reads "Fascism is not economic policy!" (Flickr / Peg Hunter)
05 Feb 2016

Corporate Takeover: Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed In New Zealand

If the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ratified, it could lead to unprecedented corporate control over the Internet, international law, and the environment.

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Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko and Secretary John Kerry (U.S. Department of State)
04 Feb 2016

Ukraine Government In Chaos As Deals With Oligarchs, Neo-Fascists Fray

With the war in the east stalled and the economy crashing, a deal is being revisited in a last minute effort to save the fading government in Kiev.

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Goldman Sachs tower in New York City can be seen across the Hudson River from Battery Park in New Jersey, framed between decorative pillars, in this December 4, 2011 photograph. (Flickr / Katie Killary)
03 Feb 2016

Goldman Sachs Questions ‘The Efficacy Of Capitalism’

Analysts at Goldman Sachs, one of the world’s largest investment banks, questioned capitalism’s effectiveness. What did they really mean by that statement?

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Bernie Sanders speaks at the Phoenix Convention Center at a July 18, 2015 rally in front of a large audience and the U.S. and Arizona state flags. (Flickr / Gage Skidmore)
02 Feb 2016

What Is The Sanders Foreign Policy Doctrine?

“President Bernie Sanders” would have massive power to set the course of global politics as Commander-in-Chief. But how would he wield the U.S. military?

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Bernie Sanders embraces a young black woman while speaking into a microphone at a September 27, 2015 campaign appearance in Des Moines, Iowa. (Flickr / Phil Roeder)
01 Feb 2016

Establishment Media Targets Sanders During Run Up To Iowa Caucuses

The establishment media has dropped its pretense of objectivity to launch attacks on Bernie Sanders to benefit their preferred candidate, Hillary Clinton.

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