Thursday, 21 October , 2021

US Politics

Inside the Private Facebook Groups Where Anti-Vaxxers Plot to Get Religious...

“Find verses of the Bible that talk about our body being the temple of God.” By Kiera Butler September 24, 2021 Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap...

Plenty of Intelligence To Prevent 9/11

by Ray McGovern Posted on September 13, 2021 Shortly before 9/11 the National Security Agency (NSA) asked Thomas Drake to join its senior staff. As...

The Labor Movement Is ‘Woking’ Itself to Death

By Wells King Sep. 24, 2021 In hindsight, the biggest warning sign for the prospects of unionizing Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse was, well, a sign: a...

On the Cover of New York Magazine: the Revolt of New...

By Aude White Sept. 13, 2021 New York City’s 65,000 delivery bikers move faster than just about anything else in the city—chasing tips, fearing penalties, targeted...

Mystery shrouds nonprofit linked to wealthy Chinese exile: Steve Bannon leaves,...

By Brian Schwartz Aug 16 2021 The mystery surrounding a nonprofit group tied to wealthy Chinese exile Guo Wengui, reportedly the key figure in a network...

The Age of Irrationality

With the rise of QAnon and the anti-vax movement, skepticism has become the province of the paranoid. By Katha Pollitt Sep 20, 2021 I titled my first...

Nuclear Instability: Russia, China and the “USSR – II” scenario

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos As nuclear weapons stockpiles worldwide rise and countries upgrade their warheads and missiles there is an unprecedented need to de-escalate tensions and...

100 years since the Battle of Blair Mountain

By Andy Thompson, Jerry White 9 September 2021 This month marks the 100th anniversary since the end of the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921, when...

President Biden’s Speech on the U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Aug.31, 2021 The following is a transcript of President Biden’s remarks about Afghanistan on Tuesday, a day after the United States concluded its two-decade war...

As U.S. Leaves Afghanistan, How Biden’s 7-Month Approval Rating Stacks Up...

By Jenni Fink Aug.30, 2021 Despite the significant backlash over problems with the withdrawal of Americans from Afghanistan, President Joe Biden's approval rating is still...