In the first of a series of video comments from viewers, Ann Morrison, who lives in rural Wisconsin, talks about why her neighbors vote for Republicans and Trump and against the Democratic Party.
Texas’s electricity market “reforms” made the current crisis inevitable
Amidst mass protests against their US-backed dictator, Abby Martin covers how the US Empire has determined the destiny of the Haitian people for generations.
Abby Martin explains what President Biden really means by the duplicitous language in his major Feb. 4 foreign policy speech on ending the Yemen war.
YouTube has censored and suppressed my report on the events of January 6th. I'd like to know why, but Google doesn't owe me an answer. They can promote or suppress whatever they please.
(This video is based on the article released earlier.) Did Donald Trump attempt a military coup against the incoming Biden administration? Did Mitch McConnell, as majority leader of the Senate and the person who is ultimately responsible for the Capitol Hill Police, deliberately allow the...
Did Donald Trump attempt to organize a military coup against the incoming Biden administration? Did Mitch McConnell, as majority leader of the Senate and the person who is ultimately responsible for the Capitol Hill Police, deliberately allow the protestors into the Capitol Buildings? Why is...
As the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons enters into force on January 22, join the world-renowned intellectual for “The Threat of Nuclear Weapons: Why Canada Should Sign the UN Nuclear Ban Treaty” Presented by the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute.
After four years of groveling, McConnell planned the day not to praise Caesar but to bury him. Having outlived his usefulness and blinded by grotesque megalomania, Trump walked into a trap set by Mitch McConnell and Mike Pence.
A breakdown of Biden's new defense cabinet and what it means for war & peace. Who is Antony Blinken, Jake Sullivan, Avril Haines, Lloyd Austin, and Linda Thomas-Greenfield? Abby Martin presents an Empire Files update.
From 2010 to 2012, during the Obama administration, four nuclear scientists were killed in Iran. Though Israel never took credit for the executions, reports were conclusive that Israel, working with the MEK, was behind the killings.
Just as energy companies have been accused of paralyzing the political response to climate change, the trivializing of the dangers of climate breakdown by mainstream economists have paralyzed bold and timely action on climate breakdown for almost 50 years.
The Empire Update for Nov. 23 covering the Grand Finale of Trump's promise to end the Afghanistan War; what's really behind the Somalia troop withdrawal; US-backed monarchy sparks new potential war in Africa; State Department takes new action for Israel against BDS movement; and potential for Trump...
The process of fascistization is accelerating. For progressives, this election is about choosing a more advantageous field upon which to wage battle. Without creating illusions about who he represents, the Left should vote Biden for President and support progressives in down-ballot races.
The Paris climate agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5℃ this century. A new report by the World Meteorological Organisation warns this limit may be exceeded by 2024 – and the risk is growing.
The speech from the throne is only weeks away. Moments like these — pandemics, depressions, wars — are historical turning points, often marking a time period when fundamental change toward social and economic equality become possible. By Bruce Campbell.
Americans increasingly are recognizing how racist ideas have influenced virtually every sphere of life in this country. This includes the environmental movement. By Prakash Kashwan
It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities as not only a remembrance of a tragic past event, but as a reminder of an ever-present threat that we have failed to address.
In 2007, a seemingly small error in a major international report, heralded huge changes in our understanding of the Himalayan glaciers.
Glaciers around the world are melting — and for the first time, we can now directly attribute annual ice loss to climate change.
This week, Canada’s Federal Court ruled that the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) is unconstitutional.
Colleges and universities need to be saved, not only from financial ruin, but also, all too often, from themselves.
That’s the amount of buybacks U.S. corporations funneled to shareholders during the past decade—rather than invest in technologies for the common good.
Seniors have been dying in startling numbers across Canada in privately owned long-term care facilities.
A British think tank says Canada’s legalization of cannabis has largely been a success story.
In this essay by Ron Ridenour, he tells the story of his decades long experience as an activist, and reflects on the critical issues facing the people's movement, then and now.
Trump administration considers restarting nuclear weapons tests
Investigators are trying to follow the president’s money, and the Supreme Court just gave them the green light. Alex Wong/Getty Images Stanley M. Brand, Pennsylvania State University In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that President Donald Trump has no immunity, by virtue of being...
A silent revolution is happening in investing. It is a paradigm shift that will have a profound impact on corporations, countries and pressing issues like climate change. Yet most people are not even aware of it.
This Arctic heat wave has been unusually long-lived. The darkest reds on this map of the Arctic are areas that were more than 14 degrees Fahrenheit warmer in the spring of 2020 compared to the recent 15-year average.
In this 1470 illustration, the radical priest John Ball galvanizes the rebels. The British Library
Protesters in front of Boston Police Headquarters during a United Against Racist Police Terror Rally on June 7, 2020.
Actors Dennis Franz and Jimmy Smits on the set of ‘NYPD Blue.’
Throwing cash at the problem seems to help – investors at least. elenabs/Getty Images
By Paul Jay
We know the names of many black men killed by police, but we should also know of Rodney Todd and his seven children, dead because he couldn't afford an electric bill.
Every revolution seemed impossible until a break in the fabric of the status quo made them possible. Are we heading towards such a moment? Essay by Paul Jay
Our fate is in the hands of a class that considers risking Armageddon an acceptable part of their business model. Essay by Paul Jay