Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters on Saturday that the government under Venezuela's recently re-inaugurated president Nicolas Maduro is "illegitimate", and that "the United States will work diligently to restore a real democracy to that country."Pompeo's remarks, which were echoed by Trump's National Security
In America they build flying war robots, but you can't drink the water. America is where the empire keeps its billionaires and bombs.Giant wars left Europe a mess many years ago, so America rose to the top. Now it's where many rich and powerful influencers
I know I'm usually the one urgently warning everybody of the dangers of nuclear holocaust, climate chaos and plutocratic tech dystopia, but there's one disaster I keep seeing people worrying themselves about which absolutely will not happen. I'd like to take a minute to set
I love Americans. I get friendly flak from some of my more jaded lefty readers whenever I say that, because having to deal with the flaws of one’s own countrymen is a very different experience than appreciating them from afar, but I do. I insist
US forces have attacked the Syrian military, reporting over a hundred deaths.The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is calling the air strike a massacre, a war crime, and a crime against humanity.The US is an invading, occupying force that is in Syria without the permission of its
Private Manning was tortured. As sure as if they’d strapped her down and set upon her flesh with fire and steel, she was tortured.
United Nations special rapporteur on torture Juan E. Mendez stated unequivocally in 2012 that Manning’s treatment at the hands of the US government during
A total of 128 countries voted to condemn President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at the General Assembly of the United Nations today. Seven countries sided with the US and Israel: Guatemala, Honduras, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, and Togo. You may