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With Symbolic Hebron Chanukah Visit, Israeli President Greenlights Al-Aqsa Destruction

HEBRON, PALESTINE – “Should the Al-Aqsa Mosque be destroyed, the match will be lit by a fanatic settler, but it is decades of Zionist indoctrination and Israeli policies that will be responsible for the...

What’s Left? How Greenwald, Covid and Rittenhouse Exposed a Plague Among Progressives

Caitlin Johnstone asserts that “[t]he most significant political moment in the U.S. since 9/11 and its aftermath was when liberal institutions decided that Trump’s 2016 election wasn’t a failure of status quo politics but...

Diego Sequera Discusses the Underpinnings of Venezuelan Election and Huge Maduro/Socialist Victory

[embed]https://youtube.com/watch?v=yELzRi_SBe8[/embed] The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) is celebrating as, with almost all votes counted, they appear to have won 20 out of the country’s 23 states in Sunday’s regional “mega elections.” More...

Camila Saab Speaks Out: Wife of Venezuelan Diplomat “Kidnapped” by US Gov’t Talks to MintPress

On Wednesday, November 24, MintPress News Editor in Chief Mnar Adley sat down to speak with Camila Saab, the wife of imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. Saab was on a diplomatic mission to Iran...

“A Lot of Mistakes”: The Guardian and Julian Assange 

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — In 1921, the Manchester Guardian’s editor, Charles Prestwich Scott, marked the newspaper’s centenary with an essay entitled “A Hundred Years.” In it, Scott declared that a newspaper’s “primary office is the...

From Anti-War Progressive to Pro-Drone Militarist: Tulsi Gabbard’s Odd Political Trajectory

WASHINGTON — While many on the American left have denounced the acquittal of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse as handing a get-out-of-jail-free card to racist militias, former Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard openly celebrated the verdict....

A Chink in My Privilege: When Being White and Jewish Isn’t Enough

JERUSALEM — “I need a cell for a Jew,” the Israeli cops driving the jeep called into the jail. I was the Jew they were referring to and the jail was the infamous “Muskobia,”...

Jorge Arreaza on Venezuela Recovering from Sanctions In New Post-Petro Economic Plan 

UN Special Rapporteurs estimate that 100,000 people have died in Venezuela in the last decade because of the lack of medicine brought on by U.S. sanctions. Nearly 60% of those deaths took place under...

The Acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse: A Judicial Travesty

KENOSHA, WISCONSON (World Socialist Website) — On Friday, after four days of deliberations, a Kenosha jury returned a verdict of “not guilty on all counts” against Kyle Rittenhouse. Rittenhouse had been charged with wrongfully...

Kyle Rittenhouse Is Not the Enemy. He’s the Latest Product of the Outrage Industry

The Kyle Rittenhouse furor is a fascinating illustration of how US politics has become mired in self-consuming tribalism. It shows how non-conversations, non-thinking now posture as serious political and social engagement. And it demonstrates...

Five Reasons the Left Won in Venezuela

For the first time in four years, every major opposition party in Venezuela participated in elections. For the fifth time in four years, the left won in a landslide. Voters elected 23 governors, 335...

Masar Badil: The New Palestinian Movement that Has Both Israel and the PA on Edge

OCCUPIED PALESTINE — “We are building a campaign against the Palestinian Authority” and will “mobilize our people in the refugee camps” from Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan, to all corners of the globe, says a...

Olympolitik: Fake Peng Shuai Scandal Fuels US Effort to Boycott Beijing Olympics

BEIJING — The New York Times reported on November 3 that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai had published allegations of sexual assault against former Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China Zhang Gaoli...

The Ultimate Dog Whistle: World Misses Israel’s Hebrew-Language Incitement Against Palestinians

THE NAQAB — Zionist incitement against Palestinians is at an all-time high but you wouldn’t know it by reading the international press because it is all done in Hebrew. The violent, racist-supremacist discourse that...

Raids, Arrests and Death Threats: Israel’s Strategy of Silencing Human Rights Defenders

On October 21, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced the issuance of a military order designating six prominent Palestinian human rights groups as ‘terrorist organizations’. Gantz claimed that they are secretly linked to the...

“No Mas!” Nicaragua Quits OAS as EU Tries to Undermine Venezuela Elections

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — “We do not recognize ourselves as a colony of any power and we claim national dignity and decorum, in legitimate defense of our independence, sovereignty, and self-determination.”  With these words, Nicaraguan...

Despite Pledge, Biden Leaves Tap Open, Approving Billions in Arms Deals to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON — “The war in Yemen must end,” declared President Joe Biden in his first major foreign policy speech; “and to underscore our commitment, we are ending all American support for offensive [Saudi] operations...

From Pegasus to Blue Wolf: How Israel’s ‘Surveillance’ Experiment in Palestine Went Global

The revelation, a few years ago, that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has been conducting mass surveillance on millions of Americans has reignited the conversation on governments’ misconduct and their violation of human...

Using the Climate Crisis: Whitney Webb Discusses Global Elites’ Takeover of Nature

 As world leaders, celebrities, business moguls and activists alike descended on Scotland for the COP26 climate summit, behind the scenes powerful financial groups were and are attempting to rewrite the rules of international...

John McEvoy Exposes Britain’s Role in Suppressing Democracy at Home and Abroad

 The Watchdog podcast is dedicated to uncovering hidden truths and exposing the secret affairs of Western governments. One individual doing more than almost anyone in revealing the true nature of the British state...