No matter how much time Chauvin gets, he’s going to spend all of it in solitary confinement.
Month: May 2021
Chris Hedges: Don’t Be Fooled By Joe Biden
What is exceptional about America is its culture of sadism.
Imagine if Progressives in Congress United to Downsize Biden’s Military Budget
Now is the time for these congresspeople to turn their talk into action, write Medea Benjamin and Marcy Winograd.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: America the Innocent
The American press has been in the business of keeping readers ignorant since the Cold War—its most essential responsibility turned upside-down—and in our time it gets worse, not better.
A Hunger Strike Against Big Oil
Ann Wright reports on Diane Wilson’s stand against channel dredging in mercury-laden Matagorda Bay, Texas.
Biden Lied About Yemen
The slaughter continues, unbroken from Obama to Trump and from Trump to Biden, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Extremism on Rise in Israel
Though the situation in Jerusalem has now calmed, Ariel Gold says the floodgates of Jewish extremism have already been flung wide open.
DIANA JOHNSTONE: Washington’s Green Branches in Europe
The German Green Party has a chance to join a ruling coalition in September’s election, after turning its back on its roots, to root for Washington.
Help Us to Cover the Julian Assange Story
With corporate TV and press abandoning the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher, Consortium News has been in the forefront among alternative media in chronicling his plight. But we can’t do it without you.
50 Years Ago on May Day 1971: When Bob Parry Went to Jail in the Biggest Mass Arrest in US History
On May 1, 1971, Bob Parry, the late founder and editor of Consortium News, traveled to Washington to take part in an anti-Vietnam War protest. Here is Bob’s account of that day.