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<!– –> (Emin Menguarslan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Lobbying efforts by several telecommunications corporations may have paid off following President Donald Trump’s negotiated ceasefire with China over trade alongside last week’s G20 conference. On May 15, Trump banned telecommunications giant Huawei from doing business in the U.S. as the trade war with China ramped up and the […]

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Mueller report re-ignites political warfare in Washington By Patrick Martin 19 April 2019 The release Thursday morning of the report of Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller has become the occasion for a full-scale resumption of the political warfare in Washington between two equally right-wing factions—the Trump administration, with its fascistic base of support, and […]

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Trump Campaign Pulls in Unprecedented Fundraising in First Quarter

April 18, 2019           |                                       

Mike Gravel Is Running for President — But He Doesn’t Want to Win Officer Attack on Teen Reignites National Debate on Cops in Schools Israel Uses Animal Rights to Distract From War Crimes Don’t Listen to Barr—Read Mueller’s Words Yourself Noam Chomsky Says the Green New Deal Is Exactly the Right Idea Good Samaritans Punished […]

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<!– –> Nigerian presidential candidate and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar casts his vote along with his wife Amina Titilayo Atiku-Abubakar in February 2019. (LUIS TATO/AFP/Getty Images) Enlisting the assistance of two high-powered Washington, D.C. lawyers, a Nigerian presidential candidate is looking for help in his legal challenge after his election loss. Atiku Abubakar, former vice […]

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Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Resigns

April 7, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said. President Donald Trump thanked her for her work in a tweet and announced U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin […]

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Trump’s “Collusion” and Corbyn as “Dangerous Hero”

April 5, 2019           |                                       

According to corporate journalism, a tidal wave of ‘fake news’ has long been threatening to swamp their wonderful work reporting real news. The ProQuest media database finds fully 805,669 hits for newspaper articles mentioning the term ‘fake news’. The key sources of such fakery are said to be social media, and above all, of course, […]

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Trump Team Overruled 25 Security Clearance Denials, Worker Alleges

April 2, 2019           |                                       

WASHINGTON—A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump’s administration were granted security clearances despite “disqualifying issues” in their backgrounds, including concerns about foreign influence, drug use and criminal conduct. Tricia Newbold, an 18-year government employee who oversaw the issuance of clearances for some senior White House […]

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Trump, Allies Go On Offensive After Mueller Report Clears President Of Collusion

March 25, 2019           |                                       

U.S. President Donald Trump and his allies went on the offensive, a day after the release of the summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report cleared him of colluding with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election, although it reached no conclusion on whether the president obstructed justice. Trump took a swing on March 25 […]

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<!– –> (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Before he was indicted on extortion charges, Michael Avenatti appeared to be gaining influence in Washington due to his representation of Stormy Daniels, with a few even considering him a dark horse presidential candidate. In preparation for the 2020 run that never was, Avenatti started his own PAC. The Fight PAC […]

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Trump Formally Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

March 25, 2019           |                                       

U.S. President Donald Trump has recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, the rocky plateau that Israeli forces seized from Syria in the closing stages of the 1967 Six-Day War. Signing a formal proclamation on March 25 at the White House, Trump said the United States should have recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan […]

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The US coup with the self-proclaimed Venezuelan puppet president Juan Guaidó has been failing. Right-wing Latin American countries and the European Union, while willing to go along with the charade farce president, have not been willing to take military action against Venezuela. This week the US was caught seeking to create violent chaos with imported […]

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U.S. Attorney General Expected To Present Mueller Report To Congress On March 24

March 23, 2019           |                                       

U.S. Attorney General William Barr, who has been reviewing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election, is expected to send his summary of the findings to Congress on March 24, news media are reporting. Upon receiving Mueller’s report on March 22, Barr said in a letter to congressional leaders […]

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On a narrow street in Charlottesville, Virginia, James Alex Fields Jr. pressed the accelerator of his gray Dodge Challenger. Dozens of people were walking in front of him. They had come to protest Fields and hundreds of other white supremacists who’d descended on this pleasant Southern college town for the “Unite the Right” rally in August […]

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