It’s time for Congress to ask tough questions about automating combat decision-making before pouring billions of taxpayer dollars into the enterprise, writes Michael T. Klare.
The Triumph of Monopoly Capitalism is Hurting American Workers’ Life Expectancy
We have returned to Franklin Roosevelt’s one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished, writes John Buell.
Suffragists Used Hunger Strikes as Powerful Tool of Resistance
On the 100th anniversary today of the 19th Amendment, Victoria W. Wolcott recalls the militant women who elevated a protest tactic still in wide use today.
LEE CAMP: We Gawk at Nonsense Political Theater While the Real Enemies Go Unnoticed
Looking beyond the distractions, one can see what really matters, like detecting cancer.
Chris Hedges: How Corporate Tyranny Works
Those, like environmental lawyer Steven Donziger, who fight the corporate control of our society on behalf of the vulnerable find the institutions of power unite to crucify them.
UPRISING: Protests Break Out in Wisconsin After Police Shoot Black Man in the Back Multiple Times at Point-Blank Range
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump said 29-year-old Jacob Blake’s children were in the car he was attempting to enter as police fired seven shots at his back.
COVID-19: Will Public Schools Survive a Reopening?
Truly caring for students during the pandemic would mean extending unemployment benefits, providing rental assistance and enacting universal health care, writes Belle Chesler.
WATCH: WikiLeaks Iraq War Logs: What It Means for Press Freedom
WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson leads a discussion with investigative journalists Iain Overton and Chris Woods about the impact of the Iraq War Logs’ release a decade ago.
Oligarchic Dozen: Wealth of These 12 Tops $1 Trillion
Chuck Collins and Omar Ocampo report on a milestone in the U.S. history of concentrated wealth and power.
Warnings of Scheme to ‘Kill Postal Banking’ With ATMs in Post Offices
The plan, revealed in an internal USPS document, is getting slammed as yet another Wall Street power-grab.