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Parents Who Starved and Shackled Children Get Life Sentence

April 19, 2019           |                                       

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison. Since being freed from their prison-like home more than a year ago, the […]

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Democrats Urged to Speak Out After Trump’s Latest Attack on Ilhan Omar

April 14, 2019           |                                       

Ocasio-Cortez Is Winning the Battle Against GOP Sexists A Progressive US Policy Must Extend Beyond Open Borders Trump’s New Proposal Cheats 8 Million Working People of Overtime Pay Insurance Industry Whistleblower Exposes Effort to Crush Medicare for All Strikes Are the Only Way Out of Our Current Crisis “Medicare-X” Wouldn’t Expand Access to Reproductive Health […]

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Abdullah Says Won't Attend Afghanistan's Planned Peace Loya Jirga

April 14, 2019           |                                       

KABUL — Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah says he will boycott a planned meeting of nearly 2,500 Afghan politicians and tribal, ethnic, and religious leaders aimed at discussing negotiations with the Taliban. Abdullah made the announcement on April 14, about two weeks before the gathering, known as a consultative Loya Jirga, is set to be […]

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Putin Confidant Disinvited From EU-Funded Conference After Report

February 15, 2019           |                                       

BRUSSELS — A close confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been disinvited from a conference funded by the European Union hours after his participation was revealed. Vladimir Yakunin, who was placed under U.S. sanctions in 2014 for his role in the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea, was scrapped from the speakers’ list at the […]

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The US Is Violating International Law in Venezuela

January 24, 2019           |                                       

Millions of Americans Flood Into Mexico for Health Care The Democratic Party Is Further to the Right Than Most Voters Democrats Must Hold Firm Against Trump and His Wall Animals, Workers and Consumers Suffer Under USDA Slaughter Programs Democrats Reportedly Plan to Offer Trump Billions for So-Called Smart Wall New Koch-Funded Toolkit Has Strategies to […]

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Georgian Wrestler Hopes Federation President Down For The Count After Clash

January 22, 2019           |                                       

Georgian wrestling fans showed up at the country’s recent national championships and got a lot more brawl than they’d bargained for. Zurab Datunashvili, twice a European champion in Greco-Roman wrestling, was left bloodied after a physical clash with the president of the Georgian Wrestling Federation following a controversial final against his rival, Robert Kobiashvili. Datunashvili […]

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In a story worthy of the great Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, in the Bushes’ case the sins of the son were visited upon the father, who neglected an opportunity to stop them from happening, as Ray McGovern explains. By Ray McGovern Special to Consortium News Picture the late George H. W. Bush being welcomed with […]

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Native People Urge Politicians to Stop Instrumentalizing Their Identities

October 18, 2018           |                                       

The Terrible Trump Portrait That Explains Everything Illinois Prisons Sued for Unconstitutional Ban on LGBTQ Literature The Proud Boys Have Revived Far-Right Gang Terror With GOP Support Trump’s Post-Midterm Plans: Cut Medicare, Social Security, Medicaid Moving Toward Plutocracy: Bill Moyers Talks to Ben Fountain About the Trump Age This 2019 Peace Calendar Reminds Us That […]

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