Obsessed Russia-gaters just can’t accept that the Assange indictment has nothing to do with the 2016 election, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Anti-Semitism vs. Anti-Zionism in France
Lawrence Davidson dismantles Macron’s equation of apples and oranges.
This Time the Big Obstacle for Bernie Isn’t DNC Rigging
In the 2020 race it’s the reflexive corporate media spin against the candidate, writes Norman Solomon.
Eric Hobsbawm, the Joy of History and All That Jazz
The writer’s global appeal will remain something for the history books, writes Pepe Escobar.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: It Was Kim That Walked Away
There are two sides to the story about why the second North Korea peace summit fell apart last week, writes Patrick Lawrence.
The Prisoner Says ‘No’ to Big Brother
The refusal by Australia’s foreign ministry to honor the UN’s declaration that Julian Assange is the victim of “arbitrary detention” is a shameful breach of the letter and spirit of international law, says John Pilger.
Media Serve the Governors, Not the Governed
Since 2006 WikiLeaks has been censuring governments with governments’ own words. It has been doing the job the U.S. constitution intended the press to do, says Joe Lauria.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Neither Rain, Sleet, nor Snow Will Stop the Post Office From Spying on You
It’s called the “Mail Cover Program” and it’s run by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Yes, even the Post Office is spying on us, writes John Kiriakou.
Survival of the Richest
Nomi Prins tracks the acute worsening of inequality since the 2008 financial crisis.
Trump Threatens Havana With a New Embargo
Opening the litigation floodgates would harm U.S. companies and punish the Cuban people even more, writes Marjorie Cohn.