U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Friday renewed his call for a global ceasefire, urging all parties to conflict to lay down arms and allow war-torn nations to combat the coronavirus pandemic. "The worst is yet to come," Guterres said, referring to countries beset with fighting like Syria,...Read more
Brittany Brook lost her job on March 16 due to the coronavirus pandemic, two days after her husband Matthew Whitfield lost his, leaving the New York couple scrambling as end-of-the-month bills come due. On April 1, Brook, an artist who until recently taught music at a preschool, and Whitfield, a now-former waiter and actor, have to pay the rent and other...
In a new report titled "A Mutual Extortion Racket: The Military Industrial Complex and U.S. Foreign Policy - The Case of Saudi Arabia and UAE," Transparency International's Jodi Vittori documents how American the defense manufacturing industry has been able to exert influence on...
Progressive podcast host Benjamin Dixon made a splash this week when he unearthed audio of presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg making racist comments to defend his policing record as mayor of New York City.
"That the Rohingya celebrate that finally, they're seen, they're recognized for what they've been through, and that justice may follow."