The occupation of Gaza and the West Bank that began in 1967 has been nothing less than an ongoing, large-scale crime against humanity, writes Norman Solomon.
Tag: Michael Bloomberg
Chris Hedges: The Triumph of Death
The global ruling class is cementing into place a world where they govern without accountability, we are reduced to serfdom, the climate crisis accelerates and mass death is normalized.
US TAX DAY: Taxes & the 15 Richest Americans
An unprecedented trove of leaked IRS data reveals that the very richest pay lower rates than the merely rich, ProPublica reports.
ELECTION 2020: Establishment Dems Can’t Say ‘No’ to Billionaires
Despite the party’s progressive platform, campaigns up and down the ticket ran away from anything that might discomfort the most comfortable, writes Sam Pizzigati.
Bloomberg Surrogate Was PR Guru for Bolsonaro
Arick Wierson, who is pushing the billionaire’s presidential bid, devoted himself in 2018 to softening the image of Brazil’s extreme-right leader, reports Ben Norton.
Scoundrels and Reparations
Even though it’s a clearcut matter of justice, reparations require black people to develop more of a consensus before any national discussion, writes Margaret Kimberly.
When Protesting Bush’s Wars Was a Crime
In 2004, at the height or depths of George W. Bush’s presidency, the very idea of protesting his “war on terror” or invasion of Iraq was deemed worthy of repressing, the backdrop for mass arrests outside the Republican National Convention…
Selective Definition of ‘Terrorism’
Terrorism once had an objective meaning: an act of violence against civilians to achieve a political goal. But it’s since been transformed into a bigoted curse word aimed broadly at Muslims, while rarely applied to politically motivated violence by other…
The NRA’s War on America
The NRA’s rejection of virtually all gun-safety proposals is not only a repudiation of common sense but a bare-knuckle assertion of right-wing power, money and propaganda over the desire of most Americans to better protect themselves and their kids from…
The Long Night of Gun Violence
The well-organized anger of the Right in favor of guns has silenced many Americans who recognize the madness of letting mentally fragile human beings run around with assault rifles. Will the latest massacre in Colorado do anything to change this strange…