Lawmakers raised the case for closure days after the international Red Cross canceled its visit to Guantanamo Bay, citing concerns over the pandemic.
Tag: Elizabeth Warren
37 Senate Dems Join GOP to Approve $740 Billion War Budget
Progressives reacted with disgust at the misplaced priorities made evident by the Senate’s approval of the Pentagon budget and the GOP’s proposal on Covid-19 relief.
COVID-19: Mike Pence Ripped for Dismissing Surge in Cases
The vice president is drawing criticism for an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal praising Trump’s leadership and slamming the media for sounding alarm bells over a second wave of infections.
#CNNIsTrash Trends as Pushback Grows Against Oligarchic Election Meddling
Angry Berners have been rightly decrying the despicable manipulations of CNN, says Caitlin Johnstone.
Elizabeth Warren Endorses Trump’s Economic War on Venezuela, Soft-Pedals Far-Right Bolivia Coup
The Democratic contender parroted neocon regime-change myths in an interview on “Pod Save America,” writes Ben Norton.
What to Expect in the Democratic Debates
Sam Husseini takes a look at some some of the candidates who will be getting national TV attention.
Tide of Public Opinion is Turning in Assange’s Favor
Corporate media & some politicos who opposed Assange after the 2016 election have radically changed their tune, favorably influencing public opinion after the Espionage Act indictment of the WikiLeak‘s founder, reports Joe Lauria.
Elizabeth Warren Nails Economy, Muddles Foreign Policy
It’s imperative to criticize presumable progressive politicians and parse their words carefully. It might open the door to actual improvements in policy, writes Sam Husseini.
INTRODUCING: Consortium News on Flashpoints, Our Second Radio Show
This month Consortium News launched Consortium News Radio. Today we begin a second radio show in collaboration with Pacifica Radio’s Flashpoints, a biweekly interview program with Consortium News writers.
The Limits of Elizabeth Warren
Senator Elizabeth Warren was pushed to her limit at the National Press Club, entrapped by a system she says she wants to debate, but clearly can’t, as Sam Husseini explains.