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VIDEO: With a Record Backing Coups, Secret War and Genocide, Is...

Democracy Now speaks with Greg Grandin, author of the new book, "Kissinger’s Shadow: The Long Reach of America’s Most Controversial Statesman," who discusses Henry Kissinger longstanding influence on the national security state.

Poll Shows Only 1 in 4 Americans Wants More US Involvement...

Americans no longer want any more involvement overseas. How out of touch can the presidential candidates be on foreign policy public opinion?

VIDEO: Henry Siegman, Leading US Jewish Voice for Peace: 'Give Up...

Both Jewish and Palestinian women from the group, Women Wage Peace, are holding a hunger strike in a call for a renewal of peace negotiations. Henry Siegman discusses the situation with Democracy Now.

If It’s Going to Push Us to War, Is It Time...

On whose behalf is AIPAC intervening in American domestic politics? Juan Cole discusses the only logical possibility, which is that AIPAC is acting on behalf of the Likud government of Israel.

Bernie Sanders Should Stop Ducking Foreign Policy

Perhaps Bernie Sanders' supporters have been drawn to his fervent economic populism. But the 2016 presidential candidate can't bypass foreign policy for too much longer—it's time he addresses it, along with military spending and war.

Requiem for the Home Front

Tom Engelhardt tells a little story about a bottle, a message, time, war (American-style), his mother and himself. Here's to Irma the caricaturist.

Perpetual War Creates Endless Consequences

War seems to be endless that no one speculates anymore about when it might conclude. Is it time we all plan for the never-ending war?

Obama Says US Won’t Send Any More Troops to Fight Islamic...

President Obama has been stressing that he is playing a long game on the fight against Daesh. And now he's pledged to increased the country's attempts to combat Daesh’s online propaganda.

The Greatest Threat to America: Domestic Terrorism

The U.S. government makes it a priority to chase down and hunt suspected terrorists throughout the world, but does not look within its own country. Acts of terror are occurring every day on U.S. streets, like mass shootings and murder, with very little government focus.

Our Jihadis and Theirs

The “greatest threat” to Americans isn't the brutal jihadist movement happening thousands of miles away, it's armed life in this country. Tom Engelhardt discusses the real dangers of American life.

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Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.