John Pilger reports on a new development in the Anglo-American coup in which the CIA overthrew a democratically elected ally in Australia in a demeaning scandal in which sections of the Australian elite colluded.
New UK Laws Could Criminalize Journalism
The British government is pursuing “espionage legislation” that could criminalise the release of public information as part of an “epidemic of secrecy,” reports Richard Norton-Taylor.
COVID-19: Trump Quits the World Health Organization; the Victim is the United States
After Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of WHO on Friday, the reputation of the agency has been damaged far less than the image of the United States, argues Barbara Crossette.
LETTER FROM LONDON: The Price of Boris Johnson – Britain’s Covid-19 Debacle
Alexander Mercouris takes us through the blow-by-blow of the first four months of the crisis in Britain, and it’s not a pretty picture.
DirecTV’s Exit and the Complexities of Venezuelan Politics
Steve Ellner calls on the U.S. corporate media to apply more skepticism in their coverage of the Venezuelan opposition.
Australia & the Working of the American Imperial Hand
The paradox of Australia: a wealthy country whose complacent, U.S.-indoctrinated political elites are betraying its promise in so many important ways, writes Tony Kevin.
COVID-19 Leads to Nosedive in Remittances to Latin America
Entire families are sliding back into poverty now that relatives working abroad, who have lost work due to the pandemic, can no longer afford to send money home, Humberto Márquez reports.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Abbas & His Latest ‘Threat’
As`ad AbuKhalil provides an unsparing assessment of the leader of the Palestinian Authority and his declaration of ending security coordination with the U.S. and Israel.
COVID-19: US Military Pursues War Games Amid Contagion
A robust schedule of military maneuvers and exercises is either underway or planned for Europe and the Pacific this year, with more in store for 2021, Ann Wright reports.
COVID-19: China Rises in Ranks of US-Accused Hackers
As America’s new Enemy No. 1, China is now the frontrunner in the “bad guy” sweepstakes, writes Michael Brenner.