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Appeals Court Won’t Release Chelsea Manning From Jail

April 22, 2019           |                                       

The US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued a brief order on Monday ruling that whistleblower Chelsea Manning must remain in jail on contempt charges for refusing to answer grand jury questions in March. The government wanted Manning to testify against WikiLeaks before a grand jury to build a case against them in […]

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US Approves Secret Nuclear Sales to Saudi Arabia

March 27, 2019           |                                       

Energy Secretary Rick Perry has signed at least six “secret” authorizations recently allowing a number of American companies to sell nuclear technology and provide assistance to Saudi Arabia int he development of such programs. The Trump Administration has been pursuing such sales for awhile. The companies involved in the deals have not yet been made […]

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Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank Files New Lawsuit Targeting Ex-Trump Associate

March 25, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — The Kazakh bank immersed in a multinational fight to recoup assets allegedly from stolen more than a decade ago has filed a new U.S. lawsuit, alleging that a former associate of President Donald Trump considered using funds from those assets to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. The suit, filed March 25 in […]

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There is a wonderful metaphor in Alastair Macintyre’s After Virtue, in which the philosopher asks us to imagine a world hit by some terrible calamity that caused scientific and technical knowledge to be almost destroyed. What was left was smashed into thousands upon thousands of disconnected pieces, and the inhabitants of this world had to […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Cheers After Amazon Scraps Planned New York Campus

February 14, 2019           |                                       

House Democrats Slam Trump on Yemen and Venezuela Republicans Deny Collusion as Manafort Busted Again This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Choose Love Over Borders Neoliberal Ties Doomed Latin America’s Leftist Political Tide Trump Blocks Back Pay for Contractors Who Worked During Shutdown Ilhan Omar Grills Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams on US-Backed Genocide Amazon announced it had […]

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Russia Condemns British Plans To Build New Military Bases

January 11, 2019           |                                       

Moscow has condemned Britain’s plans to build new military bases in Southeast Asia and the Caribbean, saying Russia is prepared to take retaliatory measures if its own interests or those of its allies are threatened. British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson told the Sunday Telegraph in December that Britain could establish the new military bases “within […]

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The Election Is Only Half the Battle: Challenges of Progressive Governance

November 5, 2018           |                                       

Before the Midterms, Five Questions for the Political Left The Election Is Only Half the Battle: Challenges of Progressive Governance Tuesday’s Election: Racism and Anti-Semitism Versus Social Security and Medicare Students Across the Country Will Walk Out of School to Vote Women Democrats Outraise All Other Candidates Among Women Donors Self-Proclaimed Misogynist Murders Two Women […]

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