The Empire’s Hidden Hand: How The US Established, Sustains and Benefits From Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara

Over the decades, the Moroccan settler population expanded while the United States and European Union have illegally exploited the Western Sahara’s resources, mining phosphates, fishing in its waters, and in recent years, drilling for oil and gas.

The Empire’s Hidden Hand: How The US Established, Sustains and Benefits From Morocco’s Occupation of Western Sahara



WESTERN SAHARA -- On November 13, 2020, commanders from the United States and Morrocan militaries met to plan annual joint exercises. The following day, 1,000 Moroccan soldiers and 200 vehicles stormed into the Guerguerat border crossing – a key highway in the occupied Western Sahara that connects Morocco

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Unpacking the Aftermath of Trump’s Coup Attempt With Brian Becker

Dan Cohen is joined by Brian Becker, a longtime activist and host of The Socialist Program, to discuss the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, the conspiracy showing it was actually a coup attempt, what some on the left have gotten wrong, and how to resist the rising fascist drift.

Unpacking the Aftermath of Trump’s Coup Attempt With Brian Becker

As more details of the apparent conspiracy headed by President Donald Trump to storm the U.S. Capitol building and prevent the electoral college certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory come to light, the United States finds itself on a dangerous precipe. 

The evidence of a conspiracy having take that

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Meet The Pseudo-Left Imperialists Fighting Against Universal Healthcare

Since comedian Jimmy Dore called on progressive members of Congress to pressure Nancy Pelosi to hold a floor vote on Medicare For All, a collection of media personalities have launched vicious attacks against him while deflecting from his overwhelmingly popular argument.

Meet The Pseudo-Left Imperialists Fighting Against Universal Healthcare

Over the past week comedian Jimmy Dore has single-handedly exposed a collection of self-styled leaders of progressive media as imperialist hacks joined at the hip with the Democratic Party and NATO. It all started when Dore, a self-described jagoff pothead comedian – called for progressive members of Congress to withhold their votes for Nancy

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Propaganda Pandemic: The Craziest COVID Claims Of The Year

No matter how many Americans die, corporate media is desperate to shore up support at home and attempt to discredit foreign countries for handling the pandemic properly. Behind The Headlines’ Dan Cohen reviews the most absurd COVID propaganda of the year.

Propaganda Pandemic: The Craziest COVID Claims Of The Year

Twenty-twenty has been the year of the pandemic, not just the COVID-19 virus, but a pandemic of propaganda. Remember when U.S. media was sneering at China while it scrambled to contain the virus and declaring it as proof of the superiority of liberal democracy. The Atlantic declared that so-called democracies are better at fighting outbreaks.

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Corporate Media Shills For Assassination Of Iranian Scientist

Corporate media features serial liars and pundits paid by the weapons industry to discuss the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist and Defense Minister Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Dan Cohen examines the propaganda campaign to drum up support for a war against Iran.

Corporate Media Shills For Assassination Of Iranian Scientist

The Trump administration committed another act of war against Iran, and like every U.S. war in the modern era, it began with a lie: that Iran is developing nuclear weapons. It’s a total falsehood we’ve heard get repeated again and again throughout mainstream media and from pundits who personally profit from U.S. aggression. Jack Keane, who once

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How Joe Biden Plans to Make The American Empire Great Again

Behind his rhetoric, Joe Biden will seek nothing less than global supremacy, escalating a new and even more dangerous arms race that risks the destruction of humanity, what he calls “decency” and “normalcy.”

How Joe Biden Plans to Make The American Empire Great Again

Throughout his campaign, Joe Biden railed against Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ foreign policy, claiming it weakened the United States and left the world in disarray. He pledged to reverse this decline and recover the damage Trump did to America’s reputation. While Donald Trump called to make America Great Again, Biden seeks to Make the

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America’s Election Debacle Highlights Anti-Democratic Hijinks of Both Parties

It’s been days since the U.S. election, and there is still no official winner. But no matter the result, President Trump is determined to stay in office. Behind The Headlines correspondent Dan Cohen explains how the bipartisan foreign policy establishment cheers on anti-democratic action abroad but abhors it at home.

America’s Election Debacle Highlights Anti-Democratic Hijinks of Both Parties

  Dan Cohen is a journalist and filmmaker. He has produced widely distributed video reports and print dispatches from across Israel-Palestine. Dan is a former correspondent at RT America and now serves as a correspondent for Behind the Headlines. He tweets at @DanCohen3000.

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