Israel has launched another of its horrific, periodic bombing campaigns against the embattled Gazans. The U.S. enables this by providing Israel with billions in aid and access to weapons.
Denis Moynihan is a writer and radio producer who writes a weekly column with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman.
The January 6 insurrection was one way to try to overthrow democracy in the U.S. Now, a more sophisticated effort to subvert democracy is underway.
Organizers learned of the bones, which have been described as an "open secret" in the anthropology community, when trying to facilitate the Penn Museum's repatriation of skulls of enslaved people.
The U.S. is seeing a frightening legislative trend: the criminalization of protest. There are close to 100 anti-protest bills proposed nationwide in state legislatures.
Derek Chauvin is going to prison for George Floyd's murder largely due to the actions and testimony of bystanders. Let their courage inspire the national adoption of the duty of police to intervene.
Ending the war in Afghanistan should be a beginning, accompanied immediately by reparations to the Afghan people.
Instead of selling weapons of war, the United States should make global public health the number 1 priority. It is by far the most effective way to enhance the country's national security.
Nine minutes and 29 seconds. That's how long Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer now on trial for killing George Floyd, pressed his knee into Floyd's neck last Memorial Day.
The mass shootings in Boulder, Colorado and in metro Atlanta are just two more instances of senseless gun violence enabled by the NRA, gun manufacturers, and the corrupt politicians they control.
As Republicans nationally ramp up an unprecedented attack on democracy, the need to eliminate the filibuster has never been more urgent.