Recent steps toward a more considered political stance are helpful to both the scientific community and society at large.
Neoconservatism was born during the Cold War with an overt mission to roll back Russian/Soviet influence everywhere. That mission continues today.
In view of a relentless attack on the truth and on the ethical imagination, it’s crucial for Americans to uphold critical thinking and hold authority accountable.
While the U.S. maintains a vast empire of military installations around the world with huge, hard-to-miss complexes in Europe and Asia, bases in Africa have been far better hidden.
As Official Washington fumes over Russiagate, Israel’s more significant political-influence-and-propaganda campaigns are ignored.
Stephen Colbert (pictured with Seth Meyers, center, and Trevor Noah, right) notes that the president “still hasn’t filled his Cabinet, he didn’t repeal Obamacare, there are still Muslims.”
Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman asks the social critic and linguist to elaborate on his views about the Republican Party, North Korea and more.
The president wants to cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent in order to “make the United States more competitive.” This is truly dumb, for five reasons.
If the past is any predictor, millions around the United States will march May 1 in defense of immigrant rights and against the president’s increasingly draconian policies.
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The plan prompts allegations of conflicts of interest and excessive benefits to the wealthy.
In 1950, the CIA helped establish the Congress for Cultural Freedom—an anti-communist advocacy group—to neutralize political opposition to Anglo-American culture.
Evidence shows the deadly poison could have come from the bombing of an ammunition depot, not from a nerve gas attack.
Political theorist Brad Evans tells “The Trews” host Russell Brand: “[Terrorism] demands a certain form of intervention, which is heightened securitization, heightened militarization.”
Since the election, Congressional Democrats’ silence on foreign policy questions has been deafening. It’s time for them to chart a new course.
Here’s some ugly history that both former presidents would rather we wouldn’t remember.