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John Whitehead: The Attack on Civil Liberties in the Age of COVID-19

    John Whitehead: The Attack on Civil Liberties in the Age of COVID-19

You can always count on the government to take advantage of a crisis, legitimate or manufactured. This coronavirus pandemic is no exception. Not only are the federal and state governments unraveling the constitutional fabric of the nation with lockdown mandates that are sending the economy into a tailspin and wreaking havoc with our liberties, but…

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Already Faced with Famine and War, Yemenis Fear Saudi Arabia is Weaponizing COVID-19

    Already Faced with Famine and War, Yemenis Fear Saudi Arabia is Weaponizing COVID-19

SANA’A, YEMEN — The war in Yemen began in earnest on Mar. 26, 2015, but it is about to take on another complex dimension as that country grapples with a collapsed healthcare system and a new Saudi military escalation amid the looming threat of a coronavirus outbreak. That outbreak threatens a population already struggling against…

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Chewed Up and Spit Out: What Happens to Veterans When They Retire?

    Chewed Up and Spit Out: What Happens to Veterans When They Retire?

The phrase “military-industrial complex” is thrown around a lot. But the fact remains that the United States spends almost as much on war as the rest of the world combined. American troops are stationed in around 150 countries in around foreign 800 military bases; nobody seems to know the precise figure. Depending on the definition used, the…

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From Electoral Politics to Coronavirus Response: In Israel, Apartheid Mentality Reigns

    From Electoral Politics to Coronavirus Response: In Israel, Apartheid Mentality Reigns

Jerusalem, Palestine — Once again, Benjamin Netanyahu wins big in Israeli politics. Even as his main opponent, former Israeli army chief Benny Gantz was given a mandate to form and head a coalition government, Netanyahu, indicted and presumed to be on his way out, managed to pull in Gantz, break up the Blue and White…

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King David’s Ancient Road: How Israeli Archaeologists Are Aiding the Theft of Silwan

  King David’s Ancient Road: How Israeli Archaeologists Are Aiding the Theft of Silwan

Jerusalem, Palestine — Wadi Hilweh, also known as Silwan, is a lovely, ancient town that sits in the valley directly below the Al-Aqsa compound, just outside the Old City of Jerusalem. Sadly, on any given day in this ancient valley, one can see ongoing ethnic cleansing, violence incited by Israeli settlers and the erasure of…

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From Cluster Bombs to Toxic Waste: Saudi Arabia is Creating the Next Fallujah in Yemen

  From Cluster Bombs to Toxic Waste: Saudi Arabia is Creating the Next Fallujah in Yemen

AL-JAWF, YEMEN — As the world’s focus turns to the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, Yemenis are reeling from their own brewing tragedy, contending with the thousands of cluster bombs, landmines and other exploded munitions that now litter their homeland. Just yesterday, a young child was killed and another was injured in the al-Ghail district of al-Jawf when a…

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How Victims of the US’ “Maximum Pressure” Campaign Are Coping with Coronavirus

  How Victims of the US’ “Maximum Pressure” Campaign Are Coping with Coronavirus

As Western nations descend into a panic over the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are getting a taste of what it’s like for the millions who have been living under U.S. sanctions and warfare. Iran has been hit hard by the pandemic with 850 confirmed deaths to date. It’s Rial lost 80 percent of its value and…

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Podcast: Vanessa Beeley Unpacks the Idlib Crisis and the Fight for Syria’s Oil, Gas and Water

  Podcast: Vanessa Beeley Unpacks the Idlib Crisis and the Fight for Syria’s Oil, Gas and Water

Welcome to MintCast, the official weekly MintPress News podcast hosted by Mnar Muhawesh and Whitney Webb. MintCast is an interview podcast featuring dissenting voices, independent researchers and journalists who the establishment would rather silence. In this episode, we are joined by journalist Vanessa Beeley, who is covering the conflict in Syria from Damascus for MintPress…

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US Intel Agencies Played Unsettling Role in Classified and “9/11-like” Coronavirus Response Plan

  US Intel Agencies Played Unsettling Role in Classified and “9/11-like” Coronavirus Response Plan

As the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis comes to dominate headlines, little media attention has been given to the federal government’s decision to classify top-level meetings on domestic coronavirus response and lean heavily “behind the scenes” on U.S. intelligence and the Pentagon in planning for an allegedly imminent explosion of cases. The classification of coronavirus planning meetings was…

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With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program

  With Little Fanfare, William Barr Formally Announces Orwellian Pre-Crime Program

Last Wednesday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr issued a memorandum to all U.S. attorneys, law enforcement agencies and top ranking Justice Department officials announcing the imminent implementation of a new “national disruption and early engagement program” aimed at detecting potential mass shooters before they commit any crime. Per the memorandum, Barr has “directed the Department…

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