06 Feb 2019

In McCarthyist Display, MSNBC Hosts Grill Tulsi Gabbard Over Her US Foreign Policy Views

MSNBC hosts heavily relied upon unfair allegations and grilled Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard, who appeared on “Morning Joe” to discuss her 2020 presidential campaign. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Willie Geist, and Kasie Hunt put on a self-righteous and shameful display because Gabbard refused to be baited into using buzzwords that

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05 Feb 2019

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Take It’ By Black Roots

In this vintage reggae tune from Black Roots, the group comments on capitalism’s exploitation of poor and working class people. The song, “Take It,” says we’re “living in an unjust world, when the rich have put the poor in chains.” It empathizes with workers who labor from early in the

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Highway 1806 barricades allegedly setup to coerce political concessions from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (Photo from Columbia Law School's Center for Contemporary Critical Thought)
04 Feb 2019

Lawsuit Over Highway Shutdown During #NoDAPL Protests Alleges Attempt To Extort Standing Rock Sioux

In amended lawsuit, water protectors sharpen allegations against TigerSwan and authorities which violated their rights during Dakota Access Pipeline protests.

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03 Feb 2019

Interview With Journalist Roberto Lovato On Elliott Abrams, Venezuela Opposition, And Destabilization Welfare

Roberto Lovato is a journalist and educator, who has reported on immigration, the drug war, climate change, and national security. His work covers many parts of Latin America. In 2015, he wrote the article, “The Making Of Leopoldo Lopez,” for Foreign Policy. Recently, he contributed a piece to Latino Rebels

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01 Feb 2019

Challenging The Liberal Case For Trump Administration’s Coup In Venezuela

Democrats say Trump is siding with liberal democracy by intervening in Venezuela, but politics of Maduro opponents suggest otherwise.

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29 Jan 2019

CNN Goes ‘Undercover’ To Manufacture Consent For Coup Attempt In Venezuela

A CNN “exclusive” report from inside Venezuela aired multiple times on the network on January 28. It is a prime example of how influential media outlets in the U.S. effectively create propaganda for the opposition, which now is receiving funds from President Donald Trump’s administration. For the four-minute report, CNN

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24 Jan 2019

Vast Majority Of Democrats In Congress Remain Silent Or Support Coup In Venezuela

As President Donald Trump’s administration backed the overthrow of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, Democratic senators and representatives in Congress were largely silent. Some influential Democrats sided with Trump and expressed support for Juan Guaido, the right-wing opposition figure who declared himself interim president of Venezuela on January 23. But

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President Donald Trump. Photo by White House on Flickr.
23 Jan 2019

Trump Backs Overthrow Of Venezuelan President, Recognizes Right-Wing Opposition Figure As Leader

President Trump recognized right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president, backing regime change against Nicolas Maduro.

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23 Jan 2019

Protest Song Of Week: ‘Americana / the garden waits for you to match her wilderness’

Ambrose Akinmusire is a black jazz musician from Oakland who plays trumpet. Over the past decade, he has distinguished himself as an artist capable of infusing the notes he plays with a gracefulness and boldness that gives compositions a dynamic spirit. For his recent album, “Origami Harvest” (2018), Akinmusire wrestled

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"Cages." Photo by Jared Rodriguez / Truthout.
22 Jan 2019

Lawsuit Challenges Prolonged Detention Of Immigrant Children, Targeting Of Relatives For Deportation

Detained immigrant children and relatives sue the US government’ over illegally and improperly denying children the opportunity to reunite with family.

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