People have been organizing long before Trump to end the 70-year state of war on the Korean Peninsula. Political parties should unite behind the peace movements driving this diplomatic opening.
Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on 650 stations in North America. Check out Democracy Now! on rabbletv.
President Donald Trump abruptly disinvited this year's Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from the White House this week, irked that most of the players were declining to attend.
Racism is unacceptable, anywhere, anytime. We must be especially intolerant of racism when it appears as official government policy, enshrined in secret documents in black and white.
As the United States and Israel celebrated the official opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, about an hour away the Israeli military was firing on thousands of Palestinians.
The Catonsville Nine action on May 17, 1968 prompted a wave of similar acts of anti-war, nonviolent civil disobedience.
In the midst of teachers walking out of schools around the country, demanding fair salaries and proper funding for their classrooms, one teacher, Mandy Manning, was invited into the White House.
Kanye West, the legendary rap artist, provoked controversy this week when he said in an interview: "When you hear about slavery for 400 years. … That sounds like a choice."
A well-known journalist was arrested while covering a protest against immigration detention, then was handed over to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) authorities for deportation.
Environmental and racial-justice activist Siwatu-Salama Ra was unjustly prosecuted and imprisoned, and, now in the third trimester of a high-risk pregnancy, is serving a two-year sentence.
Revelations about Facebook's role in the exploitation of user data by a company called Cambridge Analytica have provoked widespread calls for tough, new data privacy laws.