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North Korea Leader Kim to Meet With Putin in Russia

April 22, 2019           |                                       

SEOUL, South Korea—North Korea on Tuesday confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin. The summit would come at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal, following a recent North Korean weapons test that likely signals Kim’s growing frustration […]

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Poroshenko Reinvented: Apologies, New Promises, And Slick Moves May Be 'Too Little, Too Late'

April 17, 2019           |                                       

KYIV — There is one presidential candidate Ukrainians have become accustomed to watching sing and dance on stage. It is not incumbent President Petro Poroshenko. And yet there the 53-year-old was, gyrating and pumping his fist beside yellow-overall-clad rockers at a campaign rally at Kyiv’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium on April 14. Fighting for his political survival […]

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By Ralph NaderApril 11, 2019 Snarling Donald Trump, after being selected as President by the Electoral College, brought one undeniable quality to the office – a lifetime of bullying people below him. During his career as a failed gambling czar and corporate welfare king, deceitful Donald bullied his employees, (many of whom are undocumented), consumers, […]

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Greens are political activists and can be found in every movement for economic, racial and environmental justice as well as peace. They do not organize as Greens but as people who are part of the popular movement. The article below about the week of protests against NATO highlights Greens who participated, often as organizers with […]

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Cook County Judge Keeps Limit on Publication in Place in Child Welfare Case

April 5, 2019           |                                       

A highly unusual judicial order blocking ProPublica Illinois and other news organizations from publishing some information about an ongoing child welfare case will remain in place for at least several more days. In a hearing on Friday, Patricia Martin, presiding judge of Cook County Juvenile Court’s child protection division, said she will rule on a […]

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News Industry Fights Back on Claims by Trump

April 3, 2019           |                                       

NEW YORK—News industry leaders are fighting back against the charge by President Donald Trump and his supporters that the administration’s summation of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report proved that journalists were “so wrong for so long” in their coverage of the Russia investigation. The latest to weigh in was Steve Coll, dean of Columbia University’s […]

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Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border, cuts aid to Central America By Patrick Martin 1 April 2019 President Donald Trump has escalated his persecution of immigrants and refugees, ordering the cutoff of all US aid to the Central American countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador because the right-wing US-backed regimes in all three countries […]

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Norman Solomon calls for all forms of pushback against a militarized political culture welcoming a NATO chief to Congress next week. By Norman Solomon NormanSolomon.com When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell teamed up to invite NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to address a joint session of Congress, they had every […]

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U.S. Official To Press Iran Sanctions With Leaders In Malaysia, Singapore, India

March 28, 2019           |                                       

A top U.S. sanctions official is in Asia to push efforts to increase pressure on Iran, saying Washington was intent on making Tehran “radioactive to the international community.” Sigal Mandelker, the U.S. Treasury under-secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said in Singapore on March 29 that she would stress in further meetings this week with […]

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House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Delivers Pro-Israel Speech at AIPAC

March 25, 2019           |                                       

The “Barr Summary” Is Meaningless. Release the Entire Report. Exception to Double Jeopardy Would Affect More Than Just Manafort Trump’s Budget Would Deny Food to 400,000 Children and Pregnant People YouTubers Play a Key Role in Far-Right Extremism of Online Forums House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Delivers Pro-Israel Speech at AIPAC Trump and Barr Could […]

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