An Angry White House Vows to Confront Netanyahu, but Will It...
Is the White House prepared to end longstanding U.S. support for the occupation? After the White House found out Israeli was spying on U.S.-Iran talks and giving the information to Republican-controlled Congress, that question is up for debate.
Time to Demand Medicare for All and Social Security Benefits We...
With Republicans in control in Congress, Social Security and Medicare have already taken unfair cuts. We need a mass movement to come together and demand “Medicare for all” and “Real Social Security people can live on,” especially before 2016 elections.
The New American Order
Out of the chaos of this prolonged moment and inside the shell of the old system, a new culture, a new kind of politics, a new kind of governance is being born right before our eyes. Call it what you want. But call it something. Stop pretending it’s not happening.
The Nincompoop Caucus Sets a Record
Lawmakers are doing all they can to eliminate healthcare coverage for people on Obamacare. Republicans have voted more than 56 times to take away health coverage for previously uninsured people. This is absurd.
Trading US Democracy for Corporate Profits with TPP
The current trade deals being talked about in the U.S. is an ugly reality that American democracy no longer exists. The American government is loyal solely to giant corporations and their wealthy capitalist owners who so easily influence legislative decisions.
Israel’s Netanyahu Was Imported by GOP to Ensure a War With...
John Boehner secretly invited Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Washington to help him craft a super-majority in Congress to join his veto over-ride effort of Obama's new sanctions on Iran. Will he succeed?
New GOP Chairman Suppresses Full CIA Torture Report
In 2009, former CIA Director Leon Panetta ordered the CIA to conduct its own investigation into documents involving torture. This review found that the CIA had repeatedly overstated the value of intelligence gained through torture.
Congress Starts the New Year Off by Kicking the Disabled
The new Congress decided that its first order of business was to go after the disabled. Republican Congress is holding disabled workers hostage in order to extract concessions on these programs.
A Flat-footed Backflip for Wall Street
Congress did a dazzling flip-flop, putting taxpayers back on the hook for the banksters’ high-risk speculation. It's always something else when Wall Street and Congress get together—in secret.
Corrupt Congressman Resigns in Disgrace
U.S. Congressman Michael Grimm is resigning before Congress convenes for the new year after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge and after admitting to lying under oath.