Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Tokyo on Sunday in protest against US President Donald Trump’s state visit and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s policies. Footage shows a … Continue Reading Video: Anti-Trump Protesters March Through Tokyo During State Visit
Iran has offered to sign a non-aggression pact with all other countries in the Persian Gulf, stating that a peace agreement remains on the table and that they seek all … Continue Reading Iran Offers Peace Agreement to Arab States, Iraq Stands By Iran
Sanders, Warren, Wyden Join Free Press Advocates in Denouncing Assange Prosecution as Grave Threat—But Others Are Silent
Though many Democrats have so far remained silent, Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Ron Wyden, and Bernie Sanders are among the few high-profile party members to join free press advocates in condemning … Continue Reading Sanders, Warren, Wyden Join Free Press Advocates in Denouncing Assange Prosecution as Grave Threat—But Others Are Silent
Trump’s Use of Emergency Loophole to Export US Bombs to Saudis, Critics Warn, Will Only Intensify World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
Federal lawmakers and anti-war voices are vowing to challenge the Trump administration’s attempt to exploit a legal loophole to allow the export of billions of dollars in American-made weapons to … Continue Reading Trump’s Use of Emergency Loophole to Export US Bombs to Saudis, Critics Warn, Will Only Intensify World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
President Donald Trump often says he listens to military generals more than anyone else, and, as the White House prepares to send 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East, that claim … Continue Reading 76 Retired US Generals and Diplomats Warn Trump Against War With Iran
Julian Assange has been hit with 17 new charges by the United States, the U.S. regime accusing the Wikileaks founder of breaching the Espionage Act. Each of the listed charges … Continue Reading Julian Assange Now Facing 175-Year Jail Term as U.S. Charge Wikileaks Founder With Espionage
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used his speech to the 12th National Conference for Praising War Veterans in Tehran on Thursday to denounce the US and Israel. “I clearly announce that … Continue Reading Video: Iran’s Rouhani Promises to ‘Defeat Our Big Enemies’ Amid Rising Tensions With U.S.
David Cortright, University of Notre Dame Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment in response to claimed … Continue Reading U.S. Is Already Fighting a Conflict With Iran – an Economic War That Is Hurting the Wrong People
“We don’t want to see any military escalation” between the US and Iran, the German government’s press officer Steffen Seibert said during a press conference in Berlin on Wednesday. Seibert … Continue Reading Video: Berlin Warns Against ‘Any Military Escalation’ Between U.S. and Iran
Penelope B. Prime, Georgia State University Relations between the U.S. and China have deteriorated sharply in recent days after trade negotiations broke down, leading some to suggest we are on … Continue Reading What China Wants: 3 Things Motivating China’s Position in Trade Negotiations With the U.S.
Anonymous hacktivists have sent a warning to the United States over the consequences of declaring war on Iran, appealing directly to Donald Trump to pull back from the brink of … Continue Reading Anonymous Sends Warning to America Over Iran, Appeals to Trump Directly
Jeffrey Kucik, University of Arizona With the U.S.-China trade war intensifying, there is a lot of talk about whether tariffs save American jobs – as President Donald Trump claims – … Continue Reading Is Trump’s Trade War Saving American Jobs – or Killing Them?
Will Trump’s Use of Executive Privilege Help Him Avoid Congressional Oversight? It Didn’t Help Richard Nixon
Ken Hughes, University of Virginia Like Donald Trump, Richard Nixon tried to stonewall congressional investigations into crimes allegedly committed in the White House. “Why, we’ll just let it go to … Continue Reading Will Trump’s Use of Executive Privilege Help Him Avoid Congressional Oversight? It Didn’t Help Richard Nixon
Bruce J. Berman, Queen’s University, Ontario and Daniel Levine, University of Michigan The transformation of the Republican party from a recognizable centre-right conservative political party to what it has become … Continue Reading The Republican Party and the Undermining of American Democracy
Jacqueline Best, University of Ottawa Just ove ten years ago, on Oct. 3, 2008, United States President George W. Bush signed the “Troubled Assets Relief Program” (TARP) that promised $700 … Continue Reading How the 2008 Financial Crisis Helped Fuel Today’s Right-Wing Populism
Former Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has revealed that he believed the government itself was responsible for the now infamous leak of classified information to The Telegraph, information that surrounds the … Continue Reading Gavin Williamson Believed Government Responsible for Huawei Leak Before Sacking