“In effect, there is a clear link between the protection of nature and the building of a just and equitable social order.”
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that “human error” was a factor in the Oct. 3 bombing of the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that killed 30 civilians and left 37 wounded. In a statement, Doctors Without Borders, which had previously called the attack a probable war crime, said the report was “shocking” and left “more questions than answers.”
The American drug giant has merged with the Dublin-based Allergan not “because some wizard potion has been discovered in the hills of Connemara” but “to dodge tax.”
Unless corporate libertarianism is dismantled, it will be difficult to achieve an effective “media democracy” that protects the collective rights of the public-interest media, audiences and communities over the individual rights of corporations.
An investigation by Politico suggests that the billionaire right-wing Koch brothers possess their own high-tech surveillance and intelligence-gathering operation devoted to “stealthily tracking liberal and Democratic groups.”
Many citizens regard their government at all levels with a weary combination of cynicism and contempt. Fundamentalist groups respond by calling for a return to religious values and the imposition of religious law. What country is this?
Field scientists warn that damage being done to the Amazon rainforest indicates that most of the world’s 40,000 tropical tree species now qualify as being at risk.
Jay Sizemore’s poem ponders why the U.S. is involved in war after war, a question that becomes increasingly relevant as the country continues interfering in the Middle East.
REI is doing its part to preserve the spirit of Thanksgiving.
In an interview with teleSUR’s Abby Martin, the renowned thinker and linguist discusses his take on the politicians running for president in 2016 and whether any of the candidates can be considered anti-war.
The Turkish government decision to down a Russian jet operating in the north of the Syrian province of Latakia is breathtaking in its boldness.
A frightened young woman left her apartment in Munich in November 1938 and returned with the visa that saved her family. A team of German journalists launched an improbable search to find the missing artwork and tell its story.
Rapper and activist Killer Mike feels the Bern.
A judge in Cook County, Ill., charged Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke with first-degree murder Tuesday in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald last year. Updated
A volatile situation hangs in the balance as Moscow and Ankara express mutual disgust and worries reverberate over the regional and global implications of the latest incident along the Syrian border.
One day after the shooting, Minneapolis racial justice campaigners call for a mass march, declaring: “We will not be intimidated.”
The xenophobic outburst on Capitol Hill and across the heartland won’t make us safer. In fact, it plays directly into the hands of terrorist organizations like Islamic State.
The “Daily Show” host recently discovered that GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee seems to have a bit of an obsession with bizarre food metaphors.
The Republican presidential candidates and the far-right echo chamber have made “politically correct” an all-purpose dismissal for facts and opinions they don’t want to hear.
The meme that Muslims celebrated the attacks of 9/11 has always been mostly a piece of false propaganda. Donald Trump, who never met a piece of false racist propaganda he did not like, has now picked up this despicable libel.
No sane person welcomes war. Yet if we do go to war against Islamic State we must keep a watchful eye on five things.
Turkey’s government was very unhappy Monday about developments in Syria.