On Monday, 2,500 workers who make fighter jets, missiles and drones are set to begin the largest U.S. manufacturing strike since last year’s showdown at John Deere, Jonah Furman reports.
Month: July 2022
The Worst US Secret Service Failure Since Nov. 1963?
James DiEugenio traces a parallel between the agency’s deletion of text messages from Jan. 6 and the disappearance of six boxes of materials concerning the assassination of JFK.
The World Does Not Want a Global NATO
Most of the world rejects NATO’s policies and global aspirations and does not wish to divide the international community into outdated Cold War blocs, writes Vijay Prashad.
WATCH: Australian Politicians on Fire For Assange
At a rally before the Parliament building in Canberra on Thursday, Australian politicians decried the British and U.S. governments’ persecution of Australian journalist Julian Assange, the imprisoned publisher of WikiLeaks, and demanded that he be released.
Fine Print in US Congress Climate Deal
Climate Power’s analysis of fossil-fuel lobbying and the Schumer-Manchin deal arrives as fossil fuel companies begin reporting a surge in profits for the second quarter of 2022.
Forgiving Debt: Ancient Analogies for the US
The function of debt-cancelling decrees was to restore socioeconomic balance, writes Eva von Dassow. That included inequity, so the cycle of borrowing-to-survive would start over.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Most Dangerous PR War
Ukraine’s celebrity-in-chief just took time off from his heavy schedule of appearances at major Western gatherings for a photo shoot with his wife in Vogue magazine.
US Should Not Fund Ukrainian ‘Blacklist’
Scott Ritter, a military analyst and CN contributor, was among those blacklisted by a Ukrainian government agency that appears to be funded by the United States. Ritter has written the following letter to his representatives in Congress.
Chile’s New Constitution on a Knife-Edge
The outcome of the Sept. 4 vote will not just matter for the future of the Andean nation, the authors say. It will also send a signal to progressive forces throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
Chris Hedges: The Dawn of the Apocalypse
We were warned for decades about the death march we are on because of global warming. And yet, the global ruling class continues to frog-march us towards extinction.