On Israel’s Bizarre Definitions: The West Bank is Already Annexed

The truth is that Israel rarely behaves as an ‘Occupying Power’, but as a sovereign in a country where racial discrimination and apartheid are not only tolerated or acceptable but are, in fact, ‘legal’ as well. 

On Israel’s Bizarre Definitions: The West Bank is Already Annexed

Wednesday, July 1, was meant to be the day on which the Israeli government officially annexed 30% of the occupied Palestinian West Bank and the Jordan Valley. This date, however, came and went and annexation was never actualized. “I don’t know if there will be a declaration of sovereignty today,”

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TikTok Could Become Latest Victim of US War on Chinese Competition

A potential US ban on TikTok comes amid a rise in anti-China warmongering that suggests the move has more to do with re-establishing American dominance over social media than concerns over privacy.

TikTok Could Become Latest Victim of US War on Chinese Competition

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed last night that he is strongly considering banning the hugely popular video app TikTok. "I don't want to get out in front of the president, but it's something we're looking at," he told Laura

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Democratic Candidate James Averhart Personally Oversaw Solitary Confinement of Chelsea Manning

Alabama congressional candidate James Averhart led a campaign to punish soldiers who deserted the Vietnam war and personally oversaw the brutal imprisonment of whistleblower Chelsea Manning.

Democratic Candidate James Averhart Personally Oversaw Solitary Confinement of Chelsea Manning

The man responsible for some of the most inhumane punishment of whistleblower Chelsea Manning stands a good chance of becoming a Democratic Congressional candidate. On July 14, Democrats in Alabama’s First District will go back to the polls to choose from one of two candidates. In the March primary, James Averhart finished less than 2,000 votes

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The Merging of US and Israeli National Security States is Accelerating Amid COVID-19

A new pro-Israel policy framework proposed by the US Chamber of Commerce is bolstering the ongoing merger between the US and Israeli national security states.

The Merging of US and Israeli National Security States is Accelerating Amid COVID-19

A two-pronged initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Homeland Security is set to substantially increase Israel's already significant role in America’s digital health, artificial intelligence (AI), critical health infrastructure, as well as law enforcement, public and border protection and other key sectors. Citing

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Revealed: Saudi Arabia Tripled its Theft of Yemen’s Oil amid Price War with Russia

Saudi Arabia has been eyeing the largely untapped oil reserves in Yemen for decades, now, with the war seemingly winding down, it’s scrambling to secure them at any cost.

Revealed: Saudi Arabia Tripled its Theft of Yemen’s Oil amid Price War with Russia

MARIB, YEMEN -- Saudi Arabia possesses around 18 percent of the world’s petroleum reserves. That fact though has done little to stifle the Kingdom’s apparent appetite for new sources of crude. Now, following over five years of all-out war against its southern neighbor, Saudi Arabia is scrambling to secure rights over Yemen’s

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Guaido Representative Threatens FBI Investigation Into Journalists Exposing Her Dealings

From the Twitter account of her communications firm, Asymmetrica, Vanessa Neumann accused four journalists of a “criminal conspiracy” to support Venezuelan vice-president Delcy Rodriguez. “There is a price on your head,” she threatened.

Guaido Representative Threatens FBI Investigation Into Journalists Exposing Her Dealings

Vanessa Neumann, the U.K. ambassador of self-declared President of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, claims that she is working closely with the FBI in an investigation exposing a “transnational criminal network” of journalists, including John McEvoy,

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Fire-Engulfed California Short on Firefighters as Prison “Slaves” Under COVID-19 Lockdown

California’s competing crises of climate change, COVID-19 and convict labor have converged to create the perfect neoliberal storm.

Fire-Engulfed California Short on Firefighters as Prison “Slaves” Under COVID-19 Lockdown

It is the height of California's dangerous forest fire season. But despite blazes currently raging, the state’s fire department is dangerously understaffed. That is because many firefighters today are not the burly full time professionals of another era, but underpaid convict laborers risking their lives for pennies.

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