Two new documentaries on the Jeffery Epstein affair delve into lurid details & give voice to his victims, but both scratch the surface of the political & intelligence dimensions of the scandal, writes Elizabeth Vos.
Trump Hammers Cuba While Cuba Cures the Sick
It’s clear that from now until November, the Trump administration will pummel its island neighbor, write Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores.
Trump’s ‘Deal’ for Palestinians: Repercussions & Responses
Members of the Al-Shabaka network discuss the ramifications of the deal where they live and outline counter-measures.
Israel’s Losing Battle: Palestine Advocacy in the University
Hatem Bazian says Israel has lost standing in the university setting and broader civil society due to its violations of human rights and international law.
Was There Slavery in Australia? Yes. It Shouldn’t Even Be Up for Debate
Thalia Anthony and Stephen Gray show how the prime minister’s assertion is at odds with the historical record.
RAY McGOVERN: How an Internet ‘Persona’ Helped Birth Russiagate
Guccifer 2.0 turns four years old today and the great diversion he took part in becomes clearer by the day, writes Ray McGovern.
25 YEARS OF CN: ‘Chicago Police Adopt Israeli Tactics’—Dec. 11, 2015
This is the 9th story in our series looking back on a quarter century of journalism by Consortium News.
As Norway Bid for Security Council Seat, It Was Accused of Hypocrisy By Nuremberg Prosecutor
UPDATED: Though it has a reputation of upholding international law, Norway has refused to ratify an amendment that adds the crime of aggression to the International Criminal Court.
WATCH: ‘Spying on Assange’ With Max Blumenthal, Stefania Maurizi and Fidel Narváez
Journalists Max Blumenthal & Stefania Maurizi & former Ecuadorian diplomat Fidel Narváez joined a panel moderated by academic Deepa Driver that was a deep drive into CIA spying on Julian Assange in Ecuador’s embassy in London.
COVID-19: If You Do Not Feel for Humanity, You Have Forgotten to Be Human
In consultation with a range of scientists and engineers, Vijay Prashad offers a guide to the virus and some possible antidotes.