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Black Lives Matter
Today 6:00 am
August 4, 1964: The Gulf of Tonkin ‘Incident’ Sparks American Escalation in Vietnam
“After expending many billions of dollars and sacrificing hundreds of lives...there is still no end in sight.”
Yesterday 10:31 pm
Senate Rejects Attack on Planned Parenthood, But the Political Assault Continues
Instead of a serious debate about the facts, for GOP candidates who sit in the Senate this is “all about politics.”
Yesterday 11:49 am
The War on Planned Parenthood Is Also an Assault on Poor Women of Color
The Right’s war on federal funding to health clinics is putting public health at risk.
Yesterday 11:36 am
Washington Has a New Plan to Tackle Domestic Terrorism and It Probably Won’t Work
But enacting gun control laws and investing in support services for America’s children might.
Karen J. Greenberg
Yesterday 11:20 am
Jeb Bush Admires a Really Lousy President — And It’s Not His Brother
James K. Polk was condemned by John Quincy Adams, Henry David Thoreau, and Abraham Lincoln on issues of human bondage and lawless militarism.
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Yesterday 11:18 am
The Water in Rio Is Full of Sludge and Rotting Fish—And Olympians Are Supposed to Swim in It
Athletes who participate in water sports will carry an infection risk of 99 percent.
Yesterday 6:00 am
August 3, 1948: Whittaker Chambers Accuses Alger Hiss of Being a Communist
“The air was heavy with the ominous and ultimate charges of modern history: treason, espionage, and insanity.”
August 2, 2015
August 2, 1990: Iraq Invades Kuwait
“Unfortunately for the United States and its co-capitalists, the larger war is unwinnable.”
August 1, 2015
August 1, 1944: The Warsaw Uprising
“The democratic and progressive character of this struggle is testimony to the spirit prevailing in Poland today.”
July 31, 2015
Bernie Sanders Explains Why You Should Care About What’s Happening to Greece
He really does sound like a socialist, doesn’t he?