Monday, April 23, 2018

Tribute to Robert Parry in Berkeley on May 19

25 minutes ago   A tribute to Robert Parry, the late founder and editor of Consortium News, will take place in Berkeley, California on Saturday, May 19 at 2 pm. Details are on the poster below. We hope for a big…

Israelis Continue to Open Fire on Gaza Protestors: An Eyewitness Account

An Interview with Gaza-based Palestinian Journalist, Wafa Al-Udaini By Dennis J Bernstein According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR), the Palestinian death toll since March 30, 2018 “has risen to 33, including 4 children and 1 photojournalist, and…

Sunday, April 22, 2018

On Earth Day: Environmenal Activism is Spreading

Across America environmental activism is growing, and government and the fossil fuel industry are taking notice, say Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Tree-sits are growing in West Virginia where people are putting their bodies on the…

Trump’s Blank Check for War

Tomorrow a Senate committee will consider a new bill that would solidify the unconstitutional shift in power to declare war from Congress to the White House, as Marjorie Cohn explains. By Margaret Cohn On Monday the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set…

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Beware of White Helmets Bearing News

The celebrated White Helmets of Oscar fame appeared to have made their own feature film in Duma on the night of the alleged chemical attack, as Ann Wright explains. By Ann Wright Special to Consortium News At the center of…

Another Dodgy British Dossier: the Skripal Case

In this second part of a series, Gareth Porter compares the same faulty logic employed in two purposely misleading, so-called British intelligence dossiers. By Gareth Porter Special to Consortium News The British government shared what was supposedly a dossier containing…

Wanted: The ‘Butcher of Damascus’ to Return Normalcy to Syria

Bashar al-Assad is just the latest in a long line of Middle East leaders demonized by colonial Britain and the U.S. for their independence, says Eric Margolis in this commentary. By Eric S. Margolis  Special to Consortium News Butcher of Damascus.  Gasser…