What the Media Isn’t Telling You About Brett Kavanaugh

While Congress and the people bicker over their disagreements with Kavanaugh as he testifies, few are discussing what he has in common with both factions of the American ruling class.

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Brett Kavanaugh, his Supreme Court nominee, in the East Room of the White House, July 9, 2018, in Washington. Evan Vucci | AP

As expected, the corporate media’s coverage of Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment process is disappointingly superficial. While there’s no doubt sexual harassment is a pressing issue in modern-day America, left-leaning establishment outlets and individuals alike are mired in these accusations, as well as partisan political divides as they fail to

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Under the Shadow of Violence and Repression, Mexican Women March for a Change to the System

It is the capitalist system that makes it so this society is so violent, where femicide is becoming a pandemic. We have to march with courage, with anger, to denounce this situation and question this system from its roots because it is not enough to change a deputy, a senator; it is not enough to elect a new president.

Women from diverse movements and organizations march through the Historic Center of Mexico City, Mexico on March 8, 2018 as part of the global actions to commemorate International Women's Day. (Photo: José Luis Granados Ceja/MintPress News)

MEXICO CITY -- One night in September of last year, 19-year-old Mara Fernanda Castilla Miranda, like so many people her age, went out for a night on the town in a suburb of the south-central Mexican state of Puebla.   And like so many other women across Mexico, she never made it home. When the night was over, Mara Fernanda hailed a cab using

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As American as Apple Pie: Rape in a Culture that Looks the Other Way

Along with slavery, and genocide, rape is universally regarded by major religions as a crime against humanity, meaning that there exists no circumstance in which the commission of the act is morally defensible. The United States, of course, was founded on all three.

Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., adjusts her 'RECY" button as she joins other House members in wearing black in support the metoo and timesup movement, ahead of tonight's State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and members of the Democratic Caucus wore red pins in memoriam of Recy Taylor. Taylor was abducted and raped while walking home from work in Alabama in 1944. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

FORT MYERS, FLORIDA -- Shortly before midnight on September 3, 1944, an African-American sharecropper named Recy Taylor was walking home from church with two companions in Abbeville, Alabama when the women noticed a green Chevy sedan drive past four times before finally rattling to a stop just a few feet ahead. Seven white men, armed with knives

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Cop Who Raped 7-Year-Old Interrupts His Victim’s Testimony To Enter A Guilty Plea

The victim, who is now 17 and in treatment for depression, was raped repeatedly by former Elburn police officer David Wright over the course of a decade, but she faced accusations in court that she made up her charges out of ‘loneliness’ or ‘sadness.’

David Wright of Campton Hills

ELBURN, Illinois --- A former police officer pleaded guilty to rape after listening to 20 minutes of his victim’s testimony in court. In November 2005, David Wright first raped the victim in the bathroom at a birthday party she was attending. She was just seven years old. He continued to rape and sexually harass her over the course of the next

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Chicago Cops Accused Of Raping Man With A Gun

Angel Perez is suing the police department, claiming he was subjected to severe abuse to make him a drug informant.

Chicago police officers patrol in Chicago, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. (AP/Nam Y. Huh) Angel Perez, 32, is suing the Chicago Police Department for the sort of abuse, as journalist Rhania Khalek noted in Vice, that “sounds like a horror story from the days when crooked cop Jon Burge tortured the city’s citizens with impunity.” Perez accuses

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