Category: Analysis

The Afghanistan Papers: How the U.S. tried (and failed) to set up a stable puppet regime

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Duplicity, incompetence, short-sightedness, lack of buy-in, skimming money at every level and so much more is how the United States marched into war i...

Largest ever strike: Indian workers show strength against the far-right government

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The historic general strike was a strong rebuke to the Modi government's attempts to divide people to facilitate its anti-worker agenda.

BREAKING: Soleimani was in Iraq to ease regional tensions; then Trump said ‘Kill him’

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The Pentagon and the White House fully knew, when they ordered the airstrike to kill him, that Soleimani was traveling to Baghdad in a diplomatic capa...

Afghanistan Papers: U.S. officials acted as colonial overlords

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The documents further reveal the extreme chauvinism and arrogance U.S. policy makers brought with them to Afghanistan.

Protesters in India determined to continue in face of far-right government’s repression

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The far-right government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose BJP party follows a Hindu fundamentalist, anti-Muslim ideology, has taken the repressi...

Baghdad demonstrators demand ‘U.S. Out of Iraq!’

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On Dec. 31, hundreds of people protested at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, demanding an end to U.S. intervention in Iraq.

New Nashville mayor breaks campaign promise, cuts housing fund

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Many affordable housing advocates in Nashville now feel betrayed.

Romania: 30 years removed from socialism

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Capitalism’s restoration in Romania and the former Socialist Bloc has brought with it all its inherent contradictions.

Huge protests in India call for unity vs. government’s effort to expel Muslims

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Some of the largest protests in recent decades are taking place across many states in India as mass outrage and opposition mounts against the passage ...

Impeachment: The road to nowhere leads to . . . nowhere

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Capping months of mind-numbingly repetitive “debates,” the Democrats in the House of Representatives voted on Dec. 17 to impeach President Donald ...