In my upcoming book, The Uprising, one of the threads tying together the disparate forms of populism on both the Right and Left is a sense of confused frustration at a political system whose politicians employ disinformation and propaganda to make basic economic issues indecipherable. ~ David Sirota
The US Supreme Court has just dealt a serious blow to voters' rights that could help put John McCain in the White House by eliminating tens of thousands of voters who generally vote Democratic.
New numbers show that more than a quarter of American toddlers may be under-vaccinated.
Medicare is lurching toward disaster and it is too late for the Bush Administration and Congress to do anything about it, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt said on Tuesday.
More than half of Yellowstone National Park's bison herd has died since last fall, forcing the government to suspend its annual slaughter program.
A US campaign watchdog has accused presumptive Republican president nominee John McCain of violating election laws by accepting campaign contributions from two prominent Londoners.
Longshoremen should finish unloading 6,700 tons of sand contaminated with depleted uranium and lead Tuesday afternoon, said Chad Hyslop, spokesman for the disposal company American Ecology.
Of course they didn't include Ron Paul...
Merck, the maker of the very controversial Gardasil vaccine, has a pharmaceutical plant located in West Point, Pennsylvania, that discards pollutants from this facility into the Upper Gwynedd Township Publicly Owned Treatment Works (UGT POTW), according to a press release by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Canada's C-51 Law May Outlaw 60% of Natural Health Products - Big Pharma Pushing to Criminalize Supplements!
A new law being pushed in Canada by Big Pharma seeks to outlaw up to 60 percent of natural health products currently sold in Canada, even while criminalizing parents who give herbs or supplements to their children.
States can require voters to produce photo identification, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, upholding a Republican-inspired law that Democrats say will keep some poor, older and minority voters from casting ballots.
Democratic presidential front-runner Senator Barack Obama said on Sunday he would endorse Bush’s nominee to direct US military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and throughout a region extending from North Africa to Central Asia.
Who profits from the Iraq war? More than a quarter of senators and congressmen have invested at least $196 million of their own money in companies doing business with the Department of Defense (DoD) that profit from the death and destruction in Iraq.
Gordon Brown stepped into a growing row about oil company profits today calling on BP and Shell to spend more of their combined £7bn ($14 BILLION!) first-quarter earnings on activity in the North Sea.
With millions of Americans falling behind on debt payments, the larger debt-collecting companies are outsourcing their collection methods to India.
Some explosive testimony this afternoon from a panel of whistleblowers testifying before a Senate committee on contractor abuse in Iraq.
The U.S. National Security Agency has released its own version of the open-source computer operating system Linux, which offers enhanced security for users.
The FBI on Wednesday called for new legislation that would allow federal police to monitor the Internet for “illegal activity.”
Phone numbers and credit card data to be collected under expanded EU plan.
The corporate state is our shadow government.
Gordon Brown’s decision to overturn the advice of his own group of drug experts by pressing ahead with a tougher policy on cannabis could face a high court challenge from campaigners.
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has not received much attention from the media since Senator John McCain became the presumptive nominee.
According to the Obama campaign's online privacy statement, it reserves the right to "make personal information available to organizations with similar political viewpoints and objectives, in furtherance of our own political objectives.''
Studies indicate that credit card defaults and related write-offs increased drastically since 2006. Today, lenders write off 33 percent more in credit card debt than they did two years ago.
Wachovia is being investigated by federal prosecutors as part of a larger probe of alleged laundering of drug money, according to a published media report.