As the extradition hearing for Wikileaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange unfolds, it is increasingly clear that the prosecution of Assange fits into a pattern of governments selectively enforcing laws in order to punish those who provoke their ire.
If Russia was funding an NGO in the US petitioning for the US Constitution to be rewritten, one could expect an immediate and extreme backlash across the media exposing this. Yet in Thailand where US government-funded groups are doing precisely this in regards to the Thai constitution – the media not only conceals US funding, it spins the move as “pro-democratic.”
With the US spiraling downward, a downward trajectory merely steepened by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) outbreak, we’d expect other nations to suffer likewise.
What these comparisons show is that there are discrepancies between exit polls and vote counts by computer. The question is why do these discrepancies always favor the DNC? If the discrepancies were random, then the comparison between Sanders and Biden would be random. But they are not random. The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.
Not only have exit polls been way off, but Bernie Sanders has won every single caucus state where votes are hand-counted except one: Iowa, Nevada, and North Dakota. American Samoa is the only caucus Bernie didn’t win; fellow progressive Tulsi Gabbard won the territory.
We keep handing more money to the very for-profit insurance industry that is failing us.
Once again, disenfranchised American voters are left without a candidate that represents their values, but instead of staying home or voting against those values, there is another option, writes Sam Husseini.
What is the next step in the evolution of the COV-19 Crisis?
A coronavirus vaccine program was announced in Davos at the World Economic Forum (January 21-24) barely 2 weeks after the cornonavirus was identified by the Chinese authorities on January 7.
The rich will reap benefits while workers get sick and die. It is finance capitalism that is being bailed out in the tune of $5 trillion, while some eligible Americans might receive a single measly $1200 check that is supposed to save them from economic catastrophe.
Health care rationing isn’t what awaits us in a single-payer system. It’s happening now in our failed for-profit system.
You might remember voter suppression from being a big issue in, well, pretty much every American election ever. And Super Tuesday was no exception.
Japan, China and Taiwan reports on the origin of the virus.
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By Amy Goodman The Iowa caucuses are monumentally important in the selection of presidential candidates in the United States. The question we have to ask is, Why? As this goes Read More…
Trump killed Soleimani because he could, because he wanted to reassert American military dominance—and because he thinks it can help his chances of reelection.
For the United States, oligarchy is the elephant—and donkey—in the room. Only one candidate for president is willing to name it.