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Do Americans Want to Be Lied To? Both Major Parties Seem to Think So

How strong and powerful is a country if it cannot handle the slightest bit of self-reflection or self-criticism?

Donald McCarthy ·


If Dennis Kucinich Becomes the Mayor of Cleveland, It’ll Be a Shock to the System. Again.

You can bet his campaign has already set off alarm bells among economic elites in Cleveland and far beyond.

Norman Solomon ·


The G7's Subservience to Big Pharma in Face of a Deadly Global Pandemic Is Shameful

The elected heads of the powerful bloc are guilty of vaccine nationalism and their shameful stance on vaccine patents and paltry charity will only prolong the pandemic.

Jeremy Corbyn ·


It's Time to End the War on Drugs Once and For All

Nixon's War on Drugs turned out to be a war on people. President Biden should end it once and for all.

Ellen Glover ·


The Biden-Putin Summit Is an Opportunity to Ban Nuclear Weapons

As Putin and Biden meet in beautiful Geneva, they should remember the destruction and horror in Hiroshima and Nagasaki over 75 years ago, and commit to working to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons before such a tragedy happens again.

Beatrice Fihn ·


Building a Global Green New Deal

Instead of consigning China to the doghouse, why not create one big Green reconstruction team?

John Feffer ·


Who Pays More Taxes: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, or You?

It's not cynical to call the system corrupt when the corruption is put right under our noses.

Jim Hightower ·


Generous Unemployment Benefits Are Not the Problem—Poverty Wages are

Business interests maintain their goal is merely to fill the slots with qualified candidates, but in fact they aim to fashion a cadre of workers who will accept, even actively seek, any job, no matter how demeaning or dangerous.

John Buell ·


Social Security Versus National Security: Whose Entitlement Really Makes Us Safer?

Unlike actual citizens, U.S. arms manufacturers seem entitled to ever-increasing government subsidies—welfare for weapons, if you like.

Rebecca Gordon ·


Why Democracies in G7 & NATO Should Reject US Leadership

When ordinary people all over the world can see the dangers and pitfalls of following the United States as a model and a leader, why do their neoliberal leaders keep showing up to lend credibility to the posturing of U.S. leaders at summits like the G7 and NATO?

Medea Benjamin ·

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