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https://democracynow.org – On October 27th, a gunman stormed the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 Jewish worshipers. The massacre has been described as the worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history. After the shooting, we spoke with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned professor, linguist and dissident, about Pittsburgh, Israel’s policies toward Gaza and other recent […]

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving money for President Donald Trump’s border wall. The House is preparing to vote as soon as the new Congress convenes Thursday, as one of the first acts after Democrats take control, according to an aide who […]

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New elections were nearly called in November 2017 after Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigned in protest of Israel not going to war with Gaza and right-wing leader Naftali Bennett threatened to pull his party from the coalition if he was not given the defense portfolio. However, Netanyahu outfoxed Bennett by claiming that it was too […]

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In a move seen as an official signal that she is entering the 2020 contest for president, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Monday sent an email to supporters and shared a video on social media announcing that she is forming an exploratory committee to examine her viability as a candidate in the next presidential race. […]

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Here’s the Secret to Getting Young Workers Involved in Union Organizing

on December 31, 2018

2018 Will Be Remembered for Resistance Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Face of Rising Fascism Here Are the Worst Abortion Restrictions Passed in the US This Year Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Presidential Run The Year Without the Open Internet Order “How can we get young workers involved?” That’s the question on everyone’s lips, with […]

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Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Presidential Run

on December 31, 2018

2018 Will Be Remembered for Resistance Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Face of Rising Fascism Here Are the Worst Abortion Restrictions Passed in the US This Year Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Presidential Run The Year Without the Open Internet Order In a move seen as an official signal that she is entering the 2020 […]

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Humankind, in two centuries, has transformed the climate. It has succeeded in reversing a 50-million-year cooling trend. Scientists conclude that the profligate combustion of fossil fuels could within three decades take planet Earth back to conditions that existed in the Pliocene three million years ago, an era almost ice-free and at least 1.8°C and possibly […]

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Trump orders freeze in federal salaries as shutdown reaches ten days By Patrick Martin 31 December 2018 The partial shutdown of the US federal government entered its tenth day Monday with no negotiations taking place between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration. There are no indications of any change in the stalemate until Thursday at […]

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Iranian Student Protests Grow In Wake Of Deadly Bus Crash

on December 31, 2018

University students have been protesting in the streets of Tehran for three days to demand that those responsible for a deadly bus crash be held accountable. Ten students died on December 25 in an accident involving a university bus that was known to be unsafe.

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Parents Demand Answers About Babies Lost In Serb Hospitals

on December 31, 2018

Parents and relatives of babies suspected to have been lost or stolen from Serbian hospitals over three decades have demanded that government take action to resolve their cases. They protested in central Belgrade on December 31 calling for Serbia’s parliament to approve a proposed law to deal with investigating claims over lost children. In cases […]

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Here Are the Worst Abortion Restrictions Passed in the US This Year

on December 31, 2018

2018 Was the Year of the Labor Strike Basing Air Force Jets in Vermont Violates US’s Own Laws of War Climate Denial Still Reigns in Louisiana Despite Scientists’ Dire Warnings Let’s Remember the Social Justice Organizers We Lost in 2018 Saudi Use of Child Soldiers in Yemen: US Tax Dollars “Help Pay for It” Marriott […]

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Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Season of Turmoil

on December 31, 2018

This story was co-published with The New York Times. Hundreds of doctors packed an auditorium at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Oct. 1, deeply angered by revelations that the hospital’s top medical officer and other leaders had cultivated lucrative relationships with for-profit companies. One by one, they stood up to challenge the stewardship of […]

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