The war industry, a state within a state, disembowels the nation, stumbles from one military fiasco to the next, strips us of civil liberties and pushes us towards suicidal wars with Russia and China.
US LABOR DAY: Central American Migrants & US Labor History
Worker wins at Amazon and Starbucks recall a previous period of union success, writes Elizabeth Oglesby.
Starbucks, Amazon & More Organizing in US
None of the upstart unions has won a contract yet, Dan DiMaggio and Angela Bunay report. But there is a new sense of possibility among workers at some of the country’s biggest nonunion employers.
Chris Hedges: ‘Dying for an iPhone’
The suffering of the working class, within and outside the United States, is ignored by our corporatized media, and yet, it is one of the most important human rights issues of our era.
THE REVELATIONS OF WIKILEAKS: No. 9—Opening the CIA’s Vault
As its publisher remains in prison awaiting judgment on his extradition case, we continue our series of looking at WikiLeaks’ significant revelations contributing to the public’s right to know.
For Tech Giants, a Cautionary Tale From 19th Century Railroads on the Limits of Competition
The tech monopoly giants have a lot to learn from the railroad monopolies of the 19th Century during the First Gilded Age, writes Richard White.
The Mindless Harm of Economic Sanctions
American politicians love to hurl economic sanctions at disfavored governments, but the current labyrinth of sanctions is so complicated that it has unintended consequences, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar explains.
Behind FBI’s Data-Access Fight with Apple
FBI Director James Comey gained his reputation for integrity by standing up to George W. Bush’s White House on a domestic spying issue but the fight was more tactical than principled, raising doubts about his current dispute with Apple over…
Taking a Bite Out of Apple
The late Steve Jobs was perhaps the most acclaimed businessman of his generation, making the iconic Apple products both stylish and efficient, even if that meant pushing his work force to extremes. But those extremes sometimes meant cruelly exploiting overseas…