The Time for Medicare-for-All Has Arrived

With the new Congress this year, the most diverse in history, the 75-plus-year-long effort to secure universal health care may be at a tipping point. Whether or not it passes single-payer health care will undoubtedly be a central issue in the 2020 presidential race.

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On March 15, the Climate Kids Are Coming

On March 15, tens of thousands of high-school and middle-school students in more than 30 countries plan to skip school to demand that politicians treat the global climate crisis as the emergency it is. The Climate Kids recognize that either the fossil fuel industry goes or they do. And they...

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The Trojan Horse of US “Aid” to Venezuela

Why stir up a new conflict in South America? If we want to give aid, give it through the Red Cross, already in Venezuela. Second, what menace is Venezuela to us? None at all, but as with Cuba, the US government is struck apoplectic by socialism, as if it is...

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Everyone Has Fallen for the Lies About Venezuela

The Venezuelan people deserve self-determination, no matter how you feel about the current government. The absolute last thing they need is to be turned into a neocon / neoliberal parking lot in which America rips all their resources out from under them while calling it “freedom.”

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Video: The Real Venezuela Agenda

You’ve seen the saber-rattling headlines. But when it comes to US meddling in Latin America, headlines not only fail to tell the story, they obscure the truth. For this special edition of Other Voices TV Forum, we take a hard look behind those headlines.

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Worshipping the Electronic Image

Those who seek to communicate outside of digital structures to question or challenge the dominant narrative, to deal in ambiguity and nuance, to have discussions rooted in verifiable fact and historical context, are becoming incomprehensible to most of modern society. As soon as they employ a language that is not...

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