Joe Biden’s order directs the office of the attorney general to “not renew Department of Justice contracts with privately operated criminal detention facilities.”
Month: January 2021
Three Years Ago Today…
On this day in 2018 Consortium News lost its founder and editor Robert Parry, who succumbed to cancer at 68. We look back on his life in this video of his memorial service held on April 14, 2018.
What Biden Wars Will Actually Look Like
Once you get beyond the partisan puppet show, Caitlin Johnstone says you see a single oligarchic empire continuing the same murderous agenda.
More US Lawmakers Urged to Speak Out Against ‘Vaccine Apartheid’ for Palestinians
The progressive Jewish organization IfNotNow questions why more Democrats aren’t decrying Israel’s exclusion of millions of people in the occupied West Bank and Gaza.
A Test Case for Biden’s Commitment to Diplomacy
Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold say that Biden should pick one of the nation’s foremost experts on the Middle East to be his Iran envoy.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Biden is Already Breaking Promises
Tony Blinken will be secretary of state with the élan and faux sophistication the nakedly bankrupt foreign policy requires if the U.S. pantomime is to be sustained another four years.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Machinations in the Gulf
Trump was too busy nursing his grudge to bother with overseas matters, but both his son-in-law and secretary of state rushed through a package of foreign policy initiatives and policies, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
WATCH: ‘WikiLeaks on Trial’ Theater Piece Live!
CN Live! simulcasted a production by Hot Potato of ‘WikiLeaks on Trial’ where the public formed the jury.
The Political Immortality of Billionaires
The heirs of Sheldon Adelson may poison our democracy for decades to come, warns Sam Pizzigati.
Counter Trumpism By Ending the Conditions That Created It
People actually interested in ending Trumpism would be promoting an end to the corruption, opacity, a uniquely awful electoral system, and to neoliberal policies making Americans poorer and poorer, writes Caity Johnstone.