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Israel’s Pogroms in Jerusalem Could Spark the Destruction of al-Aqsa

JERUSALEM — As the holy month of Ramadan comes to a close, it is becoming clear that the violence against Palestinians in Jerusalem has been ramped up in a coordinated effort by the Israeli...

Meet the Neo-Nazi Advising Colombian Police on How to Break the National Strike

CALI, COLOMBIA (Transcript) — Colombia is on strike. And the police and military are terrorizing the population to crush it. It kicked on when the far-right president President Ivan Duque announced a wildly unpopular...

In Wake of HRW Apartheid Report, Israeli Propagandists Launch Global PR Offensive

NEW YORK — A recently released bombshell Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has made waves around the world. For the first time, the New York-based non-governmental organization has categorized Israel as an apartheid state...

Regavim: The Israeli Faux Environmental Org Converting US Donations into Palestinian Evictions

OCCUPIED WEST BANK — In the village of Khan al-Ahmar in the occupied West Bank, dozens of Bedouin families are at risk of losing their homes and becoming refugees again by July. While it...

The Leaked Zarif Tape: What Western Media Heard and What He Actually Said

TEHRAN, IRAN — On April 25, the Saudi-funded and U.K.-backed “Iran International” released a leaked audio recording of Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, in conversation with Iranian economist Saeed Laylaz for what appeared to...

Houthi Advances and Secret Saudi-Iranian Talks Prompt New Conciliatory Tone from Saudis

SANA’A, YEMEN — Amin Jayyash, a laborer at Yemen’s Sana’a International Airport, is celebrating Labor Day (May Day) as an unemployed man. But, unlike many workers the world over, he did not lose his...

Between the Lines: Congressional Report Finds US Sanctions to Blame for Venezuela Crisis

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an...

Chris Hedges: Don’t Be Fooled By Joe Biden

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — Don’t be fooled by Joe Biden. He knows his infrastructure and education bills have as much chance at becoming law as the $15-dollar minimum wage or the $2,000 stimulus checks he...

The Squad & Co: Unite as a Block to Downsize Biden’s Military Budget

Imagine this scenario: A month before the vote on the federal budget, progressives in Congress declared, “We’ve studied President Biden’s proposed $753 billion military budget, an increase of $13 billion from Trump’s already inflated budget,...

In 2018 the US Was at War With Uyghur Terrorists. Now It Claims They Don’t Even Exist

WASHINGTON — In the dying months of his administration, President Donald Trump removed from the United States terrorist list a little-known paramilitary organization called ETIM, an acronym that stands for either the East Turkestan...

West Africa is the Latest Testing Ground for US Military Artificial Intelligence

NIAMI, NIGER (Africa is a Country) — One striking feature of US military involvement in West Africa is the absence of an observable strategic vision for a desired end state. Nominally, US presence in...

“The Present” — A Painful Short Film Tells the Whole Story of What It Means to be Palestinian

OCCUPIED PALESTINE — “The Present” — a Palestinian film directed by Farah Nabulsi, with Saleh Bakri in the main role — was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Live Action Short...

The MH17 Trial: The Dangers of Presuming the Fairness of a Geopolitically-Driven Enterprise

AMSTERDAM — November 2020 saw the conclusion in Schiphol, the Dutch airport near Amsterdam, to the pre-trial hearings in the case being brought by the Dutch Prosecution Service against three Russians (Igor Girkin, Sergey...

Lee Camp: The CIA Has Been Taking Over for Decades — Even Former Presidents Tried to Warn Us

Princeton, New Jersey (Scheerpost) — December 22, 1963 — exactly one month after President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated, former President Harry S. Truman published an op-ed in the Washington Post that most people, especially...

Ecuadorian Election: US Secures Another Neoliberal Champion Without Intervening (Overtly)

QUITO, ECUADOR — The U.S. role in the defeat of leftist Andrés Arauz in Ecuador’s presidential contest on April 11 was not overt because it did not need to be, according to a high-ranking...

The Best Intentions of Sir Ronald Cohen: Building the Crypto-Corrals of Social Investment

LONDON — Who is Sir Ronald Cohen and why should you care? To answer the first part of that question it might be useful to start with someone else – the person he is...

Tanks and Think Tanks: How Taiwanese Cash is Funding the Push to War with China

TAIPEI — At MintPress, we have been at the forefront of exposing how Middle Eastern dictatorships and weapons contractors have been funneling money into think tanks and political action committees, keeping up a steady...

Ramadan Brings No Relief for Yemen as Saudis Block Chairties and Turks Unleash Foreign Mercanaries

SANA’A, YEMEN — Adel al-Hajajji is a proud man but, with a pregnant wife and three young mouths to feed, he can’t afford to wait around for a miracle. Instead, he has taken to...

Ramadan Brings No Relief for Yemen as Saudis Block Charities and Turks Unleash Foreign Mercanaries

SANA’A, YEMEN — Adel al-Hajajji is a proud man but, with a pregnant wife and three young mouths to feed, he can’t afford to wait around for a miracle. Instead, he has taken to...

Xinjiang Native Speaks Out: “Western Media Jeopardizing Uyghurs Interests”

WASHINGTON — Dan Cohen speaks with Gordon Gao, Director of Strategic Research at Tsinghua University in Beijing and a native of Urumqi in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Gao discusses growing up as...