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Is Hillary Clinton Preparing for a Return to Electoral Politics?

    Is Hillary Clinton Preparing for a Return to Electoral Politics?

NEW YORK — Speculation is mounting that former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is seeking to make a “comeback” and challenge Donald Trump a second time in the next U.S. presidential election of 2020. Rumors of another Clinton campaign in the works comes amid the former candidate’s recent uptick in public appearances and fund-raising appeals.…

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The Supreme Court, Social Progress, and the Continued Supremacy of White Racism and Capitalism

    The Supreme Court, Social Progress, and the Continued Supremacy of White Racism and Capitalism

WASHINGTON –  Despite widespread outrage and resistance, Hurricane Donald shows absolutely no sign of abating as it throws domestic and international politics into disarray. President Trump has been unsparing in his push to pursue his agenda, attacking opponents on both sides of the aisle without mercy while throwing convention to the wind in regard to…

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The National Endowment for Democracy Regime Change Playbook

    The National Endowment for Democracy Regime Change Playbook

During a recent congressional hearing, the heads of three influential non-profit organizations that operate in numerous countries around the world revealed the subtle ways in which the United States meddles in the internal affairs of other countries by playing what the officials called “the long game.” The three officials—Carl Gershman, Daniel Twining, and Kenneth Wollack—told Congress about…

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Like It or Not, Trump Is Systematically Eliminating the Imperial Capitalist Order

    Like It or Not, Trump Is Systematically Eliminating the Imperial Capitalist Order

In 1916, during the First World War, Lenin analyzed the reasons which led to the confrontation between the empires of his time. He wrote – Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism. In this book, he clarified his analysis – « Imperialism is capitalism which has arrived at a stage of its development where domination by monopolies…

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What Are You Actually Celebrating This Fourth of July?

  What Are You Actually Celebrating This Fourth of July?

What if people, sickened by tyrannical control, threw off the shackles of bloated governance in favor of leading themselves? What if the erosion of fundamental freedoms — guaranteed not by a document, but by being human — were actually intolerable as so much grumbling intimated? What if government intrusion into people’s bedrooms, communications, sovereign corporeal…

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As Trump ‘Goes Nuclear’ Against Iran and China, What’s Next?

  As Trump ‘Goes Nuclear’ Against Iran and China, What’s Next?

At least it is clear; it’s explicit. The “We’re America, Bitch” formulation by an American official strips away the humbug of soft power. It’s not about ‘democracy’ or ‘freedom’: the global universal order never was. And, President Trump, to his credit, makes no bones about it: Why apologise over American power? It’s use it, or lose it…

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On July 4, The United States Celebrates Independence

  On July 4, The United States Celebrates Independence

On the 4th of July, the United States – a nation in the midst of doing all it can to preserve its hegemony and waning global dominance – gears up to celebrate its independence from former empire Britain. Ambitions on such a day, even for a country whose political class routinely touts self-indulgent precepts of “exceptionalism,” run…

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The Trump Administration was Just Ordered to End Indefinite Detention of Asylum Seekers

  The Trump Administration was Just Ordered to End Indefinite Detention of Asylum Seekers

Immigrant rights advocates on Tuesday applauded a federal judge’s ruling that the Trump administration cannot detain asylum seekers who are awaiting immigration hearings—a practice that breaks the government’s own policies as well as international law. Today’s ruling means the Trump administration cannot use indefinite detention as a weapon to punish and deter asylum seekers. It…

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“Families Belong Together” Marchers Target Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” but Mum on Obama’s Deportations

  “Families Belong Together” Marchers Target Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” but Mum on Obama’s Deportations

MINNEAPOLIS — Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Saturday in cities across the United States and around the world to march against the Trump administration’s implementation of its “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which has led to the separation of thousands of migrant children from their parents. Organized by MoveOn.org, more than…

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How the SCOTUS “Muslim Ban Ruling” Gives the President a Blank Check to Detain American Citizens

  How the SCOTUS “Muslim Ban Ruling” Gives the President a Blank Check to Detain American Citizens

WASHINGTON — Though the recent Supreme Court ruling on Trump vs. Hawaii, which upholds President Trump’s “Muslim ban,” has been widely covered by the press, very few outlets – if any – have explored some truly unnerving implications hidden within the court’s majority opinion. In order to explore these implications further, MintPress spoke to Ryan…

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