There’s Only One Cure for Chicago Police Lawlessness: Black Community Control

By Glen Ford on April 19, 2016

Glen_ChicagoCopsChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel thinks he can squelch Black rage against the police by appointing a Black cop as superintendent. But the new top cop climbed the ranks of a force that has “no regard for the sanctity of life when it comes to people of color.” (more…)

Obama to Announce Major US Escalation in Syria

By Daniel McAdams on April 24, 2016

obama-syria-war-400x213The Wall Street Journal is reporting that tomorrow (Monday) President Obama will announce that he is quintupling the number of US troops inside Syria. (more…)

Israeli Soldier Who Killed Injured Palestinian Sent Home for Passover

April 22, 2016

 Azria is carried as he arrives home on 22 April 2016 (AFP)

Azria is carried as he arrives home on 22 April 2016 (AFP)

Elor Azria, charged with manslaughter, is greeted by friends and family after being released from custody for Jewish holiday (more…)

To See the Real Story in Brazil, Look at Who Is Being Installed as President — and Finance Chiefs

By Glenn Greenwald on April 22 2016

image001It’s not easy for outsiders to sort through all the competing claims about Brazil’s political crisis and the ongoing effort to oust its president, Dilma Rousseff, who won re-election a mere 18 months ago with 54 million votes. (more…)

Intellectuals Condemn Impeachment Process Against Rousseff

April 20, 2016

downloadThe Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity expressed its opposition to the parliamentary moves against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff this Wednesday, April 20. (more…)

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