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Jeremy Scahill


'This Is About Attacking Journalism,' Warn Press Freedom Defenders as Trump DOJ Hits Assange With New Espionage Charges

"This is about retaliation for publishing evidence of U.S. war crimes and other crimes by the most powerful nation on Earth."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·



Vietnam to Venezuela: US Interventionism and the Failure of the Left

The modern U.S. empire has run roughshod over the interests and desires of foreign nations and their people for more than a century, but that history should call for pause as the bipartisan interventionist consensus gears up once again, this time in an effort to topple the legitimately elected government of Venezuela

Adolph Reed Jr. ·


Public Rebuke of Ilhan Omar for Substantive Critique of Israeli Policy a 'Disgrace,' Say Progressives

"Instead of throwing her under the bus, Democratic leadership should have Rep. Omar's back in pushing back against increasingly dangerous attacks and threats from the far right." 

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


As Trump Pushes for Overthrow in Venezuela, Sanders Warns Against Repeating History's Mistake

"The United States has a very bad record of intervening in Latin American countries and that must not happen again," said Sanders. "The future of Venezuela must be left to the Venezuelan people."

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


Something New and Something Old – A Story Still Being Told

There are indeed silver linings to *45—giving us the opportunity to learn and to shake-up and transform business as usual. Always ask: Why should I believe you? Why so many lies? In whose interest? Follow the money. Be curious – listen, read and learn.

William Cohn ·


Rep. Ilhan Omar Applauded for Grilling Elliott Abrams Over Role in US-Backed Genocide, Massacres, and Death Squads in Latin America

Heated exchange called "particular must-watch for anyone who believes U.S. intervention in Venezuela is 'humanitarian.'"

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


As Omar 'Unequivocally' Apologizes, Critics Rip Democratic Leaders for Trying to 'Silence Criticism' of AIPAC

"What the congresswoman said is very uncontroversial," noted journalist Glenn Greenwald. "Everyone knows AIPAC is an extremely intimidating lobby, just like the NRA is. There's nothing wrong with pointing that out."

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


'Yiiiiikes': John Bolton Threatens to Send Venezuela's Maduro to Offshore US Prison at Guantánamo

"Also seems like the Trump administration is expecting tomorrow to be showdown day in Venezuela as protests expected nationwide."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Voting Against McConnell Amendment, Sanders Says 'American People Do Not Want Endless War'

While rejecting Trump's "reckless" foreign policy, said senator, "It is the job of Congress to responsibly end these military interventions and bring our troops home."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·