NATO at Crossroads after 70th Anniversary Summit

Photo: Heads of State represent their respective countries at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit last week By Mike Talavera Today, French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Élysée Palace to discuss the imperialist proxy war in Eastern Ukraine. The absence of the US and other anti-Russian members of the North … Continue reading NATO at Crossroads after 70th Anniversary Summit

Democrats Rush to Impeach Trump after First Judicial Hearing

Photo: Speaker of US House of Representative Nancy Pelosi announces the drafting of articles of impeachment this morning By Mike Talavera This morning, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House Judiciary Committee would begin drafting articles of impeachment for President Donald Trump. The move follows a hearing yesterday when four constitutional lawyers were summoned before the committee to testify as to whether Trump had committed … Continue reading Democrats Rush to Impeach Trump after First Judicial Hearing

DENMARK: Intelligence Service Ranks Imperialist Competition over Greenland Top Security Risk

Photo: Thule US Air Force Base in Greenland By Sherman Cox On November 30, the Defense Intelligence Service of the Kingdom of Denmark classified competing imperialist interests over its colony of Greenland as its number one national security risk, outranking both cybercrime and terrorism. Greenland, home to around 55,000 people, has long been a target of imperialist plunder. The island possesses vast mineral wealth and … Continue reading DENMARK: Intelligence Service Ranks Imperialist Competition over Greenland Top Security Risk

IRAN: Protests Flare Against Government Resulting in Media Blackout

Photo: A motorcycle is set blaze during the ongoing protests in Iran By Jennifer Kelly Earlier this month on November 15, the Iranian government announced sharp increases to fuel prices and a fuel rationing plan which would limit purchases of fuel for private vehicles to 16 gallons per month. In response, hundreds of thousands of protestors took to the streets, blockading highways and destroying government … Continue reading IRAN: Protests Flare Against Government Resulting in Media Blackout

Impeachment Hearing Testimony Shows Imperialism at Heart of US-Ukraine Policy

Photo: November 20 impeachment hearing, Gordon Sondland stands to take oath in foreground. By Mike Talavera The televised impeachment hearings have concluded. A dozen witnesses have gone before the House Intelligence Committee, each weighing in on US President Donald Trump’s allegedly illicit dealings with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The public hearings are the latest chapter of the official impeachment inquiry into the President, launched last … Continue reading Impeachment Hearing Testimony Shows Imperialism at Heart of US-Ukraine Policy

BOLIVIA: New Elections Announced, Roadblocks Lifted

Photo: Self-appointed interim President of Bolivia Jeanine Añez By Jakob Stein This past Sunday interim President of Bolivia Jeanine Añez signed a bill into law that annuls the disputed October election and opens the country up to a new round of elections in the coming months. The bill was drafted in an attempt to quell the uprising that erupted over the course of several weeks … Continue reading BOLIVIA: New Elections Announced, Roadblocks Lifted

ISRAEL: Prime Minister Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges

Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, currently being indicted on corruption charges By Jennifer Kelly Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust on Thursday, the first in the history of Israel to face indictment while in office. The charges include offering government favors and regulatory benefits to media companies in exchange for gifts and positive media … Continue reading ISRAEL: Prime Minister Netanyahu Indicted on Corruption Charges