US Military Attack On Venezuela Mulled By Top Trump Advisors & Latin American Officials At Private DC Meeting

Away from the public eye, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) think tank hosted a top-level, off-the-record meeting to explore US military options against Venezuela. (The complete list of attendees for the private CSIS event on US military options against Venezuela appears at the bottom of this article.) The Washington, DC-based think tank Read More…

Secret Corporate Government Merger — Known As The TPP — Is Finally Dead

In perhaps the least ceremonious victory for U.S. and international activists, the decidedly abhorrent Trans-Pacific Partnership — a corporate giveaway of phenomenal proportions — effectively died yesterday. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle announced the much-maligned, so-called ‘free trade’ deal — which would have inextricably tied the U.S. to Asia and given corporations unprecedented Read More…

7 Out of 10 Americans Agree That Economy is Rigged Against Them

Recent poll finds 71 percent of Americans believe U.S. economy is rigged. A new Marketplace-Edison Research poll published Tuesday found that a full 71 percent of respondents agree that the economy is rigged, affirming the popular rhetoric of the current presidential campaign season. The majority opinion held firm across ethnicity, class, age, and gender differences. Read More…