It was the Great Interruption rather than the Great Insurrection against the U.S. government on Jan. 6, 2021, writes Joe Lauria.
Category: U.S. Congress
Viewpoint: Jan. 6 Prosecutions, Convictions & Sentences are Justified
Bruce Fein says the Jan. 6 defendants are no more political prisoners or martyrs than were the Watergate defendants.
Why SVB & Signature Bank Failed So Fast
While the most common type of risk faced by a commercial bank is a jump in loan defaults – known as credit risk – that’s not what is happening here, writes Vidhura S. Tennekoon.
US Military Stonewalling on Hazardous Hawaii Fuel Facility
Ann Wright responds to a “caution” buried in a voluminous national security law about what might prevent the closure of the U.S. military’s spill-prone Red Hill jet-fuel tanks.
Union Leader & US Senator Exchange Verbal Blows
“There’s a class war going on whether we want to recognize it or not,” Sen. Bernie Sanders said at the conclusion of Wednesday’s combative hearing on the right of workers to organize unions.
A Fantasy of Angelic, US Omnipotence
Bruce Fein says Robert Kagan is convinced the U.S. has yet to metamorphose the world into paradise because of insufficient appreciation of its omnipotence, omniscience and benevolence, as outlined in Kagan’s 2006 neocon book Dangerous Nation.
Chris Hedges: Building a Left-Right Coalition Against War
To those who suffer directly from U.S. and NATO aggression, the demands of the Feb. 19 Rage Against the War Machine rally in Washington are not theoretical issues. For them, it is a matter of life or death. They welcome…
LISTEN: Nord Stream Attack an ‘Act of War’
Ray McGovern discusses Seymour Hersh’s story, “How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline” on Garland Nixon and Wilmer Leon’s radio show, The Critical Hour. (With transcript).
Craig Murray: Sy Hersh & The Way We Live Now
Coverage of the sabotage of the Nordstream pipelines helped Murray realize something important about how the Big Lie works.
Making Taiwan the Ukraine of the East
To understand the contemporary geopolitical significance of the Republic of China, Vijay Prashad says it is necessary to examine Cold War history.