"Addressing this crisis means recognizing these price increases for what they are: the result of deeply entrenched concentrated corporate power"
Andrew Yang’s new Forward Party is the latest in a long line of efforts that seek to shake up American politics by leaning into the status quo.
While lawmakers can’t seem to find common ground on issues like health care, climate action, or childcare, there’s one decision they have no problem agreeing on: an enormous military budget.
"The proposed $3.5 trillion for the Build Back Better agenda is much, much less money than you think — but don’t expect the corporate media to tell you that."
“The images of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agents on horseback whipping and assaulting Haitian refugees blatantly display the clear historical relationship between slavery and modern immigration policy, policing, and the carceral state”
“The question here is not 'What will it cost if we do this?' What will it cost if we don’t do this?”
Biden is following in the footsteps of his four predecessors, all of whom also conducted illegal drone strikes that killed myriad civilians.
The U.S. prioritized the economy over human life...
More than 1.2 million Americans are currently displaced from their homes because of climate change impacts—including increasingly severe storms, wildfires, and flooding.
"It doesn't matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
“For them to be deporting young children into Haiti right now, … it is unacceptable,” says Guerline Jozef, co-founder and executive director of Haitian Bridge Alliance.
Our planet cannot handle an eternal growth model. We live in a finite system and capitalist innovation can only take us so far. Eventually we run out of resources. Climate appears to be the limit.
The movement itself has mostly disappeared. But 10 years later, its legacy is everywhere.
Despite copious evidence of Saudi complicity in the September 11 attacks, the Bush administration and its successors have spent twenty years shielding the country’s elite from accountability while making war on an ever-growing list of other Middle East countries.
Whitlock discusses miscalculations in the initial invasion of Afghanistan, the collapse of the Afghan security forces and how U.S. defense contractors have benefited from the last two decades of war.
Members of “The Squad” met with Indigenous leaders in Minnesota to discuss the impacts of Enbridge’s pipeline on the planet, food and water supplies, and treaty rights.
At the dawn of the new millennium, we directed our national resources in the exact wrong direction. But it’s not too late to turn things around.
Joseph Stiglitz says it’s “disturbing” federal aid was allowed to lapse. “This is going to feed into the problems posed by the Delta variant.”
The past few years in the United States have seen a historic groundswell of labor actions, coinciding with the highest public favorability toward unions in decades.
Chicago recently made headlines for turning public parks space over to Amazon package lockers. But those lockers are only one example of Amazon and public officials using public-private “partnerships” to give away public resources and harm communities.