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Ray McGovern: Russia & China — Two Against One

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping and their teams meeting in Beijing on Thursday. (Konstantin Zavrazhin, Kremlin) By Ray McGovern / Consortium News Chinese President Xi Jinping’s extremely warm reception of President Vladimir Putin yesterday in Beijing sealed the increasingly formidable Russia-China strategic relationship. It amounts to a tectonic shift in the world […]

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Guaranteed Income: The First Step Towards Guaranteeing Human Rights in America

Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Amazon / YouTube / Rumble In this episode of Scheer Intelligence, host Robert Scheer is joined by author Natalie Foster, president and co-founder of the Economic Security Project, a network dedicated to advancing a guaranteed income in America and reining in the unprecedented concentration of corporate power. Scheer and Foster debate and discuss the conditions in […]

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‘A War Crime’: Rights Group Details Israel’s Use of Children as Human Shields

Palestinians inspect the ruins of Aklouk Tower destroyed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City on October 8, 2023. Photo from Wikimedia Commons by Wafa. By Julia Conley / Common Dreams Israeli and U.S. claims that civilian casualties in Gaza are the result of Hamas’ use of “human shields” have figured prominently in Israel’s defense of the skyrocketing death toll in the […]

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The Arsenal of Genocide: The US Weapons That Are Destroying Gaza

Pro-Palestinian demonstration in central Stockholm on January 27, 2024. Frankie Fouganthin, CC BY 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies / ZNetwork On May 8, 2024, as Israel escalated its brutal assault on Rafah, President Biden announced that he had “paused” a delivery of 1,700 500-pound and 1,800 2,000-pound bombs, and threatened […]

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John Kiriakou: The Heroism of David McBride

David McBride outside the Supreme Court in Canberra in November 2023. (Cathy Vogan/Consortium News) By John Kiriakou / Consortium News Sometimes a whistleblower does everything right.  He or she makes a revelation that is clearly in the public interest.  The revelation is clearly a violation of the law.  And then he or she is even more […]