US Congress
The US political establishment has remained complicit in Israel’s crimes every step of the way

Since October 7, US Congress has passed numerous resolutions condemning Hamas, reiterating its support for Israel, and approving multi-million dollar “emergency military aid” packages for Israel

Support for a ceasefire grows in US Congress

In the country that provides the most material and political support for Israel, members of congress cannot ignore the growing movement for Palestine

US House of Representatives censures only Palestinian-American member of Congress

A House resolution accuses representative Rashida Tlaib of defending “brutal rapes, murders, beheadings, and kidnapping”

Attacks on student loan forgiveness threaten millions in the US

Congress is spearheading an effort to force millions student debtors deeper into financial despair

TikTok on trial: The latest front in the US tech war on China

Make no mistake: the TikTok hearings had nothing to do with the baseless threat of Chinese surveillance and everything to do with maintaining the dominance of US capitalism.

The US funneled billions towards Ukraine while cutting corners on health and education

Biden hiked Medicare premiums and failed to take meaningful action on student loan forgiveness while funneling billions towards war abroad

Chinese sanctions on US China issues sanctions against US weapons makers over supplies to Taiwan 

China has imposed sanctions on Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies. It has also indicated that it will take strong action in response to recent US escalation around the “spy balloon” that was shot down earlier this month

US spends billions on war in Ukraine and working class pays the price

In passing a $728.5 billion war budget, US legislators prove that they are willing to fund war, unwilling to fund relief

US Congress approves $1B for Israel’s Iron Dome in govt. spending bill and other stories

Today we look at the military aid to Israel approved by the US Congress, the targeting of Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar with Pegasus, and more

To find out if ExxonMobil really supports a carbon tax, just follow the money

Despite claiming to endorse a carbon tax, ExxonMobil has funneled millions of dollars to lawmakers who oppose the idea. The company’s PAC also funded 16 of the climate science deniers in the Senate and 81 in the House

Workers in India go on strike for living wages and social protection and other stories

Today we look at a strike by government scheme workers in India, a violent eviction drive by police in the Indian state of Assam, and more

Millions threatened with evictions in the US, who is to blame?

Millions of tenants across the United States are at risk of being evicted over the next two months, as the 11-month long eviction ban by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) expired on July 31