The detained American attorney who won a judgment against Chevron in Ecuador was sentenced Friday to six months in jail for defying court orders.
Month: September 2021
Media Pushing Hostility to the New Afghan Govt
Gareth Porter reports on the echoing by some corporate press of a counter-terrorism narrative that threatens a goal shared by Washington and Kabul: eradicating the IS-K organization.
Pompeo Effectively Admits To Assange Allegations
Pompeo’s point that U.S. law prohibits carrying out assassinations is not convincing considering how the Trump administration openly assassinated Iran’s top military commander Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike last year, writes Caity Johnstone.
The ‘Atlantic Era’ & Europe After Angela Merkel
James W. Carden says greater EU autonomy would be a good for the United States and the world.
WATCH: US Hegemony Challenged
Editor Joe Lauria appeared on the TV show CrossTalk to discuss the decline of Anglo-Saxon power, the rise of China and Europe’s potentially non-aligned path.
COVID-19: A Just Recovery for North Africa’s Food
The region could be an area for cooperation and solidarity among its peoples, say the authors. But not under the current agro-food model.
Where Flowers Find No Peace to Grow
The denial of humanity to more than half the world’s population remains part of the broad framework of our world system, writes Vijay Prashad.
The Names You’ll Never Know
A civilian deaths memorial could zig zag across the U.S., suggests Nick Turse. It could keep extending westwards, in a way that would spur Americans’ interest in their nation’s history and conflicts abroad.
Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic
Poverty and homelessness are not eternal, writes Liz Theoharis. Life truly does not have to be this way.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Reporting a Federal Crime
Last week I tried to provide evidence of what I believe is major international fraud. The FBI wasn’t interested.