A Record of Hawkish Intervention: Biden Picks Samantha Power to Head USAID

Samantha Power has been an outspoken advocate of US humanitarian intervention, promoting the Iraq war and defending human rights abusers like Israel and Saudi Arabia.

A Record of Hawkish Intervention: Biden Picks Samantha Power to Head USAID

President-elect Joe Biden has selected longtime Democratic insider Samantha Power to lead the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). “There is simply no one better to ensure our development agenda is a core pillar of our foreign policy,” the 78-year-old Delawarean

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Covid-19 under Apartheid: How Israel Manipulates Suffering of Palestinians

While Israel’s behavior is not entirely surprising, it is consistent with the sordid reality of military occupation and institutional racism, it is also self-defeating.

Covid-19 under Apartheid: How Israel Manipulates Suffering of Palestinians

Israel’s decision to exclude Palestinians from its COVID-19 vaccination campaign may have surprised many. Even by Israel’s poor humanitarian standards, denying Palestinians access to life-saving medication seems extremely callous.

Amnesty International, among many organizations, condemned the Israeli government’s

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Saint Anthony Fauci: The Hidden History

What the media won’t tell you about Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Saint Anthony Fauci: The Hidden History

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top scientist on the Coronavirus taskforce, is being reproached after it was revealed last month that he was “moving the goalposts” on coronavirus herd immunity. But his long history of misleading the American public, or getting things completely wrong, remains unscrutinized — until

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Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment

As Trump’s term comes to a dramatic close, the administration’s last minute effort to rush through multiple mining projects that pose a grave environmental risk is lost in the headlines

Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment

Buried deep in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2015, section 3003 calls for the expeditious facilitation of a land exchange agreement between Resolution Copper Mining, LLC and the United States government to create one of the

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The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba

In a parting gift to the Cuban exile community for their loyalty to Trump, the US declared Cuba a “state sponsor of terror.”

The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba

On January 11, in his final days before leaving office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added one parting blow to the series of bludgeons his administration has inflicted on Cuba for four years: putting the island on the list of “state sponsors of terror” that includes only Iran, North Korea and Syria. The designation drew

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As US Sanctions a Starving Yemen, Iran Asks Interpol to Arrest Trump

The State Department’s decision to designate Yemen’s Houthi Rebels as a terrorist organization was immediately condemned by humanitarian organizations.

As US Sanctions a Starving Yemen, Iran Asks Interpol to Arrest Trump

Outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced yesterday that the United States will be designating Yemen’s Houthi rebels a terrorist organization and increasing sanctions on the already beleaguered nation. 

“The Department of State will notify Congress of my intent to designate Ansarallah – sometimes referred to as the Houthis

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‘A Game Changer’: Ilan Pappe and Awad Abdelfattah on the One Democratic State Campaign

“It is a game-changer which will force everyone in the region – and in the world – to look very differently at the Palestine Question.” –Ilan Pappe

‘A Game Changer’: Ilan Pappe and Awad Abdelfattah on the One Democratic State Campaign

As the US ruling elites have fully succumbed to Israel’s political discourse on Palestine, the Israeli government of right-wing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, may feel that it, alone, is capable of determining the future of the Palestinian people. 

This conclusion is, perhaps, gleaned from Israel’s behavior in recent years and

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