Chris Hedges: The Anonymous Executioners of the Corporate State

Imprisoning the David to Chevron’s Goliath is the latest outrage by a US judiciary now engineered to always favor the interests of capital.

Chris Hedges: The Anonymous Executioners of the Corporate State

PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY (ScheerpostJudge Loretta Preska, an advisor to the conservative Federalist Society, to which Chevron is a major donor, sentenced human rights

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Water as Weapon of War: Activists Say Israel is Drying Out the West Bank to Drive Out Palestinians

What was billed as a cooperative venture between Palestine and Israel is merely the occupation of water in disguise.

Water as Weapon of War: Activists Say Israel is Drying Out the West Bank to Drive Out Palestinians

MASAFER YATTA, OCCUPIED WEST BANK — Last weekend, around 600 Israeli, Palestinian and international activists marched across Masafer Yatta in the Occupied West Bank to deliver a water tanker to Palestinian villagers. Their message was clear: Water is a

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Private Facebook Group that Organized the July Protests in Cuba Plans Bigger Ones Soon

The involvement of foreign nationals in the domestic affairs of Cuba is on a level that can scarcely be conceived of in the United States.

Private Facebook Group that Organized the July Protests in Cuba Plans Bigger Ones Soon

HAVANA -- After gaining access to their private Facebook group, MintPress can reveal that the people who sparked the July 11 protests in Cuba are planning similar actions for October and November. The group, La Villa del Humor, is

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Algerian Judoku Fethi Nourine Suspended: A Brave Individual Pays the Price for Institutional Failure

If organizations such as the IJF, the IOC, and other international sporting giants acted responsibly and prevented teams that represent Israel from participating in international sports, individual athletes would not need to risk their careers and act, as Fethi Nourine did, alone.

Algerian Judoku Fethi Nourine Suspended: A Brave Individual Pays the Price for Institutional Failure

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY -- As these words are being written, Palestine and those who support freedom and justice commemorate the horrific murder of Muhammad al-Durrah and serious wounding of his father Jamal by Israeli forces in Gaza. It was September of 2000. The

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Podcast: Asa Winstanley on the Purging of Socialists from the U.K. Labour Party

Aside from Corbyn, among those purged have been filmmaker Ken Loach and activist Jackie Walker, in what appears to be an attempt to eradicate all traces of socialism and anti-imperialism from Labour. 

Podcast: Asa Winstanley on the Purging of Socialists from the U.K. Labour Party

   Shocking almost everybody in positions of power, life-long socialist and anti-war activist Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the British Labour Party in 2015. There was no honeymoon period for the Londoner, however, as right away the media, the government and even senior members of his own party began attempting to oust

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Lab-Leak, Gain-Of-Function, and the Media Myths Swirling Around the Wuhan Institute of Virology

The neverending accusations and assumptions that Chinese scientists are lying, without evidence, are rooted in Orientalist tropes of the “dishonest Chinese” based on centuries of Western propaganda, which is why some equate lack of evidence for a lab leak with evidence of a coverup.

Lab-Leak, Gain-Of-Function, and the Media Myths Swirling Around the Wuhan Institute of Virology

Editor’s Note | We recognize that COVID-19 coverage can inflame passions and is prone to controversy. In the past, MintPress News has published varying viewpoints on the topic (including ones that stand in contrast to those represented in the following article). We strive to provide well-researched articles representing a diversity of views to our

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In Shabwa, Yemen, Saudis Give Ground but Kill from the Air as War Rages On

“Nothing will appease us except that Saudi Arabia and the UAE leave our home.” — Yemeni grandfather in Shabwa province

In Shabwa, Yemen, Saudis Give Ground but Kill from the Air as War Rages On

SHABWA, YEMEN --  “A warplane killed them,” a shocked man in his seventies, draped in Shabwian traditional folk costume, said as he stood over the remains of the burning bodies of a family in Markhah district in Shabwa province, the third-largest governorate by area in Yemen. On Sunday, Saudi warplanes dropped Western-made bombs on the family of

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