If the U.S. wins its appeal, Julian Assange will face prosecution under a severe espionage law with roots in the British Official Secrets Act that is part of a history of repression of press freedom, reports Joe Lauria.
Atlantic Hurricane Season Blows Open US Inequities
Much of the climate-related homelessness and permanent displacement could be prevented if the U.S. government invested in preparedness, say the authors.
A Win For Indian Democracy
Narendra Modi’s surrender to the farmers is a win for Indian democracy and for peasants around the world, writes Vijay Prashad.
Gun Rights Steer Clear of NRA’s Dire Straits
There’s no reason to believe that the NRA’s problems will influence how the courts treat gun-rights cases, writes Robert Spitzer.
Arbery’s Killers & the Logic of Slave Patrols
All three suspects were found guilty on Wednesday. It is clear that racism infected every aspect of the case, writes Marjorie Cohn.
The US-Russia Confrontation Over Ukraine
Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies say Americans should hope that the CIA director’s recent visit to Moscow helped Washington understand the stakes.
Art ‘Appreciation,’ Billionaire-Style
Fine art has never been more financially lucrative — or less central to U.S. culture, writes Sam Pizzigati.
A Chorus of Misinformation About US Employment
Bruce T. Boccardy says the economic model is gradually shredding the lives of working people.
Palestinian Authority Entrenching State Repression
Alaa Tartira spotlights the militarization of the PA budget and intensifying authoritarian aggression following the killing of Nizar Banat last summer.
NYT in Translation: Democrats Shouldn’t Challenge Oligarchy
The editorial board may editorialize about social justice, but Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen say it objects to any structural changes or policies to support that posture.