Category: AMERICAN STUDIES

Poll shows 76 percent of Americans fear a major war

These fears are well-founded. Since February, the American population has been subjected to an unrelenting campaign of anti-Russian hysteria centered on supposed collusion by the Trump camp with alleged Moscow interference in the US elections. The driving force for thisREAD ON

Venezuela Under Siege by U.S. Empire

Venezuela has the largest known reserve of oil in the world, and Venezuela controls its own oil, not international corporations; and it uses its oil for the benefit of its people. The U.S. Empire instead wants to control that oilREAD ON

The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates

by Marshall Allen, ProPublica Hospitals and pharmacies are required to toss expired drugs, no matter how expensive or vital. Meanwhile the FDA has long known that many remain safe and potent for years longer. Dateline: July 18, 2017, 5 a.m. ThisREAD ON

The “Deep State” Then and Now

“…since grasping the present from within is the most problematic task the mind can face.”         — Frederic Jameson ave you ever seen a photograph of yourself from the past and laughed or grimaced at the way you wereREAD ON

The Cost of Not Having Single Payer: $1.4 Trillion Per Year

The irrepressible criminal dynamic of an unrestrained, savage capitalism, not only in the economic sense, but in the political as well, where it corrupts everything it touches, has created the huge healthcare mess afflicting the United States. This is whatREAD ON