The Execution of Dustin Higgs and the Tradition of Capital Punishment 

Dustin Higgs proclaimed his innocence until the end, but neither his nor his lawyers’ pleas for clemency were enough to overcome the three-hundred-year momentum of capitalism’s most enduring tradition.

The Execution of Dustin Higgs and the Tradition of Capital Punishment 

Dustin Higgs, an African American man from Poughkeepsie, New York, became the thirteenth federal inmate to meet his end at the hands of the state in the span of one year since Trump's Department of Justice directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to

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Pamela Anderson Leads Diverse Left-Right Coalition Pushing Trump to Pardon Assange

Few issues have been able to draw such a broad coalition of support as the political persecution of Wikileaks founder and publisher Julian Assange.

Pamela Anderson Leads Diverse Left-Right Coalition Pushing Trump to Pardon Assange

Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson is the latest in a long line of public figures pushing for a last-minute pardon for Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange. In a TV interview with Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on “Good Morning Britain” earlier today, the Canadian-American actress claimed that she was in the president’s ear,

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Biden Inauguration Soundtrack Includes MF DOOM, an Immigrant Rapper Deported Under Obama

Despite presenting himself as an “in touch” progressive, Biden was the second in command in an administration that deported more immigrants than all the twentieth-century presidents combined.

Biden Inauguration Soundtrack Includes MF DOOM, an Immigrant Rapper Deported Under Obama

With President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration fast approaching, the finishing touches to the carefully planned ceremony are being finalized. Among them is the soundtrack, which will feature a range of hip hop music from artists such as MF Doom and Kendrick Lamar. No doubt the intention is to present the future president as

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Birth of the Digital Oligarchy: The Trump Ban and the Social Media Ruse

The events at Capitol Hill provided the perfect excuse for Twitter and other social media companies to advance the agenda of their benefactors in the permanent government of the United States

Birth of the Digital Oligarchy: The Trump Ban and the Social Media Ruse

On January 6, as the events unfolding at the U.S. Capitol were discussed on Twitter, the barrage of opinions predictably accumulated on one side of the political spectrum. Outrage over what mainstream pundits characterized as the desecration of the symbols of democracy and similar bleeding heart liberal rhetoric was far more

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Twitter Suspends Account of Russian COVID Vaccine Citing Attempted US Hack

The Silicon Valley giant suspended the account after detecting suspicious activity originating in Virginia, home of the CIA and numerous other three-letter agencies.

Twitter Suspends Account of Russian COVID Vaccine Citing Attempted US Hack

The Twitter account of the Russian COVID-19 “Sputnik V” vaccine was suspended yesterday after the Silicon Valley-based platform detected suspicious attempts to log into it. Raising more eyebrows was the stated location of the attempted hack: not Russia, but Virginia, U.S.A. 

The news immediately prompted

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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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Escaping the Singularity: Why Artificial Intelligence Will Not Save the Planet

The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act became law on the first day of 2021, opening a backdoor to America’s largest corporations to shield their commercial interests behind the full might of the US government.

Escaping the Singularity: Why Artificial Intelligence Will Not Save the Planet

Artificial intelligence has been touted as the next frontier in technological innovation by the world's brightest minds and celebrity CEOs like Elon Musk, who predict a hyper-connected future where big data, smart infrastructure, and biology all fuse into what 'futurist' Ray Kurzweil and others call the technological

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