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Venezuela’s Armed Civilians & Homeless App: VICE News Tonight Full Episode (HBO)

July 3, 2019           |                                       

This is the June 26, 2019, FULL FREE EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. 2:09 Elizabeth Warren spent the morning of the first #DemDebate outside the Homestead detention center, where thousands of migrant kids are being held. 6:17 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson’s politics are very left. She is critical of corporate power, […]

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<!– –> House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has already raised $21 million for House Republican candidates and parties through two megadonor-backed joint fundraising committees. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Wealthy megadonors typically waste little time distributing a flurry of maximum contributions to candidates of their preferred political party. Just three months into the 2020 cycle, two dozen […]

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Pakistani Prime Minister Begins First Official Visit To Iran

April 21, 2019           |                                       

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has begun his first official visit to neighboring Iran for talks set to focus on strengthening bilateral ties, “fighting terrorism, and safeguarding borders,” Iranian state media reported. The two-day trip started on April 21 with a stopover in the holy city of Mashhad, where Khan was expected to visit the […]

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How the IRS Gave Up Fighting Political Dark Money Groups

April 20, 2019           |                                       

Trump Appointed Fossil Fuel Insiders to Federal Agencies. It’s Backfiring. I’ve Seen Goldman Sachs From the Inside. We Need Public Banks. Megacorporations Want More Ocean Farms. That’s a Huge Mistake. Climate Campaigners Stage One of France’s Largest Acts of Civil Disobedience How Congress Can Follow Up on the Incomplete and Redacted Mueller Report Nurses Are […]

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Pakistan Says Iran-Based Group Behind Deadly Attack

April 20, 2019           |                                       

Pakistan has urged Iran to take action against terrorist groups believed to be behind the killing of 14 soldiers earlier this week. “We hope that Iran will take visible action,” Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said during an April 20 press conference. Qureshi said 15 gunmen wearing military uniforms ambushed a bus in southwestern Balochistan […]

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Characterizations of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act have followed agendas – its opponents maintaining it is a bill for the wealthy, and its supporters arguing that the bill fairly satisfies all economic levels. A previous article, Failure of Trump Tax Cuts, analyzed the effects of the Tax cuts on the economy and showed that […]

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An FBI Janine Jackson interviewed Nusrat Choudhury about FBI targeting of black activists for the April 12, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. An FBI intelligence assessment fabricated a new domestic terrorism threat category: “Black Identity Extremists.” Janine Jackson: In the summer of 2017, as demonstrations roiled St. Louis, Missouri, in […]

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In general, IS-K was more attractive due to its more efficient organisational structure and discipline in military rank, where tribal-affiliations played a lesser role than in the Taliban and positions were allocated more on merit than connections or status. Moreover, IS-K provided better equipment, as well as higher and more regular salaries, ranging between 400 […]

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<!– –> Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and her husband, Mark Kelly, who is running for Senate in Arizona as a Democrat (Alex Wong/Getty Images) With two well-funded candidates already building war chests, the Arizona Senate contest has the makings of an ultra-competitive race. Sen. Martha McSally had a strong first quarter, raising $2.1 […]

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After years of ignoring the issue, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are suddenly engaged in a furious fight over enacting national legislation to establish basic online privacy rights for consumers. As with the crafting of much legislation dealing with complicated issues, legislators are relying on experts to help codify the consumer protections. In a twist that is all […]

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Iraqi Shi’ite Militias Rip Terrorist Designation of Iran Revolutionary Guards By U.S.

April 13, 2019           |                                       

A group of Iraq’s Shi’ite militias said they strongly reject Washington’s designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO). The Tehran-backed groups on April 13 said from the home of Iran’s consul-general in the Shi’ite holy city of Najaf that the IRGC has helped prevent four or five states […]

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CIJA: Zionist Lobbying and Hate Crimes

April 12, 2019           |                                       

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs’ response to the horrific attack on two mosques in New Zealand highlights tensions between promoting the most aggressive ongoing European settler colonialism and Jewish Canadian concern over hate crimes. Forty-eight hours after the killings in Christchurch the Toronto Star published letters by the heads of CIJA and Toronto’s […]

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