It’s called the “Mail Cover Program” and it’s run by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Yes, even the Post Office is spying on us, writes John Kiriakou.
Month: February 2019
Small Farmers Vs. Big Mining in Central America
Heavy-metals pollution threatens indigenous agriculture throughout the region, reports Edgardo Ayala.
Agribusiness Is the Problem, Not the Solution
Current policies often favor large farms at the expense of small growers who produce most of the world’s food, writes Jomo Kwame Sundaram.
Survival of the Richest
Nomi Prins tracks the acute worsening of inequality since the 2008 financial crisis.
Trump Threatens Havana With a New Embargo
Opening the litigation floodgates would harm U.S. companies and punish the Cuban people even more, writes Marjorie Cohn.
The Meaning of ‘Humanitarian Aid’
A poem by the late Salvadoran radical Roque Dalton helps to clarify what is going on in Venezuela, writes Vijay Prashad.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Washington Insider Taken Down a Peg
A quintessential DC insider is likely going to jail on a minor charge and it’s good he’s not getting away with it, says John Kiriakou.
Burning Aid: Apparent Deception on Colombia-Venezuela Bridge
Marco Rubio and coup leaders are accusing the Venezuelan National Guard, but Max Blumenthal lines up opposing evidence.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Camp David and the Ongoing Crisis of Palestine
Recently published book by Carter official says the president was initially hostile to Sadat’s initiative toward Israel because Carter saw it as “the end of any hope of a comprehensive peace,” says As’ad AbuKhalil in this review.
JOHN PILGER: The War on Venezuela is Built on Lies
The reporter as clown — for whom the truth is too difficult to report —may be the final stage of much of mainstream journalism’s degeneration, writes John Pilger for Consortium News.