Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: United States

Sorry, Donald. Taxes in the United States are actually very low.

Only Korea, Chile, and Mexico pay less.

From Norway to Peru, U.S. to Philippines, a Tsunami of Activists...

The cases currently in court will only see breakthroughs if supplemented with the strength of the global climate movement at large.

The U.S. Is Downright Weird When It Comes to Firearms

Do hunters really need semi-automatic AR-15 assault weapons? Is that how they roll in deer season? The US public doesn’t think so.

The Mexicanization of the United States

The destruction caused by neoliberalism is global. The patterns of economic, social, cultural and political assault that Mexico has suffered are afflicting countries from Greece to the United States. Only a worldwide anti-capitalist resistance movement will save us.

3 Reasons the Historic U.S.-Canada Commitment to Curbing Methane Emissions Is...

There is a reason we held a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training in Toronto last year: Canada is a crucial player in the climate fight.

Cuba Refuses to Return Missing U.S. Hellfire Missile

Federal investigators still do not know whether the missile was purposely stolen or accidentally shipped to Cuba.

Rackets Science: The Influence Peddlers Protection Act of 2015 (H.R. 2029)

Voters should ask, is the United States more corrupt now than it was eight years ago? Than 16 years ago? 24 years ago?

LOOK: Canada Welcomes the First of Thousands of Syrian Refugees

In stark contrast to the United States, Canada welcomed the first of what is to be thousands of Syrian refugees. Canada's plan is to welcome 25,000 refugees by March 2016.

TransCanada’s Next Move After Keystone XL: Flood Mexico with Fracked Gas...

Though the Mexican government publicly denied the U.S. had any involvement in helping to usher in privatization of Mexico's energy sector, it appears the State Department has tracked gas pipeline developments in Mexico closely.

VIDEO: 'Casino Capitalism: Economist Michael Hudson on What’s Behind the Stock...

While Americans watched stock prices tumble across the globe in Monday’s market turmoil, economist Michael Hudson joins Democracy Now to help make sense of what’s really behind the fluctuations in the market.

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

Trump’s EPA dismisses dangers of chlorpyrifos on children’s brain downplaying agency’s own findings

“The EPA is ignoring decades of science by leading universities and in doing so, it's neglecting its duty to protect children from pesticides.”

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.