President Donald Trump greets an Airman after joining him and other service members for lunch during a visit at MacDill, AFB, FL, Feb. 6, 2017. (DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen/Released)
06 Apr 2017

Democrats, Neoconservatives Unite In Support Of Strikes In Syria As Trump Launches Attack

Democrats joined neoconservatives, who long pushed for U.S. military forces to topple Assad’s regime, to advocate for bombing Syria after alleged chemical attack.

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Aftermath of the alleged chemical attack in Syria. Photo by Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-US
05 Apr 2017

How Do Media Outlets Know Source Of Chemical Attack Was Syrian Government?

While images of children struggling to breathe and survive is sickening, there must be some sober consideration about the realities on the ground in Syria.

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President Donald Trump discusses current military operations with Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command Commander, and Gen. Raymond A. "Tony" Thomas, U.S. Special Operations Command Commander at MacDill, AFB, FL, Feb. 6, 2017. (DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen/Released)
05 Apr 2017

Danger Looms As Trump Outsources Military Decisions To Pentagon

President Trump is increasingly giving more and more power for command military decisions to the Pentagon.

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Scott Pruitt. Photo by Gage Skidmore.
04 Apr 2017

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Unfazed By Deadly Nature Of His Ideological Agenda

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt pushes states’ rights and climate change denial without regard for the health or lives of Americans.

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Professor Joshua Landis
03 Apr 2017

Around The Empire – Episode 12: The Battle For Raqqa And Future Of Syria Feat. Joshua Landis

On this episode of Around The Empire, Syria expert Professor Joshua Landis discusses the battle for Raqqa and the competing forces in Syria’s civil war.

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Medical instruments by Cristian C on Flickr.
03 Apr 2017

America’s Health Care System Forces Citizens To Turn To Crowdfunding To Survive

Americans are turning to crowdfunding to pay for expensive medical procedures private insurance won’t cover, even under the Affordable Care Act.

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Photo by Glyn Lowe
02 Apr 2017

Interview With NNU’s Michael Lighty: Solving The Healthcare Crisis With Medicare For All

For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Lighty, policy director for National Nurses United. He has worked on health care reform for over 25 years. Lighty addresses the need for Democrats to go on the offensive and push for a national

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Protestors demand Medicare for all in Bakersfield, California. Photo by ufcw770 on Flickr.
31 Mar 2017

Medicare For All Must Be Part Of Health Care Reform Conversation

You can bring critical perspectives on health care to the public with a $13 donation toward our $3,000 fundraising goal.

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Syrian refugee center on the Turkish border (3 August 2012). By Voice of America News: Henry Ridgwell on Turkish border, "Refugees Flee Aleppo; Hot, Barren Turkish Camps Await". - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpYAoR5nzBo&feature=plcp, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21077864
31 Mar 2017

Trump Administration Officially Drops Regime Change Objective In Syria

The U.S. will focus only on eliminating ISIS and other terror groups as part of its counter-terrorism program, not regime change.

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Screen shot of cover of "Long Shot" published by Haymarket Books
30 Mar 2017

Book Review: ‘Long Shot: The Triumphs And Struggles Of An NBA Freedom Fighter’

Decades before the NFL blackballed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his activism and political speech, the NBA blackballed Craig Hodges.

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