RExxon Tillerson’s Petro-Imperially Perfect Regime Change Threat

Washington is irked by Maduro’s call for a Constituent Assembly to re-draft the Venezuelan constitution.  How ironic.  The ancient and explicitly un- and even anti-democratic U.S. Constitution of how and why the United States itself is a corporate oligarchy.  The United States itself is in dire need of a revolutionary movement that must demand among other things a Constituent AssemblyREAD ON

“Centrists” Are Violent Extremists

Whether you move to the left or to the right of mainstream, you’re moving further away from the braying, psychotic mind viruses pouring from the talking heads on TV, and their gibberish about Russia, Syria, and the way America works will look more and more absurd.

Palestine: Apartheid, Stolen Lives and Land, History Erased, United Nations Deaf Mute

This “Nakba” (“catastrophe”) seventy years after Israel’s final founding, is ongoing. The land grabs are illegal and violate: U.N. Charter, Article 2(4) & 51 (1945); Declaration on Principles of International Law Concerning Friendly Relations…, Principle 1 (1970).  Settlements on occupied lands violate Geneva Conventions IV, Article 49(6) (1949). It is illegal to colonize or transfer non-indigenous people to occupied land. 

Trump Faces Down the CIA and Co-Opts the Pentagon on Syria (for the time being)

War on Syria by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “Donald Trump has taken the strangest, messiest route imaginable towards fulfilling his campaign pledge to curtail Washington’s urge to regime change, and to ease tensions with Russia.” It’s not like Donald Trump to “stifle” himself, as TV’s Archie Bunker used to say, but the president has been relatively subdued about hisREAD ON

Lament in an Insane World – Saudi Arabia: The Tragedy of the “Ships of the Desert.” Stateless, Expelled Camels.

In wars, embargoes and disputes affecting borders, animals too are often victims, if ignored and forgotten ones. Also forgotten are Trump’s repeated campaign commitments that the US would no longer murderously meddle in policies in far away places. Indeed, the Brookings Institute went as far as to call him an “isolationist”, a position they hold, he had adhered to since,READ ON

In Defense of Caitlin Johnstone

As Naomi Klein has convincingly argued, the political left—the biggest advocate of deliberative democracy—is marginalized at a time when humanity needs our voices most. The worst of CP is everything that contributes to the marginalization. Such as “poisoning the wells” of so effective voice for our cause as Caitlin Johnstone by seeking—without adequate reason—to utterly discredit her as a source.