There’s a Strategic and Deadly Attack Aimed at the US Republic, But It’s Not the Russians

The nation’s powerful anti-democratic forces have had a plan for decades—a diabolic and wildly successful plan. by John Atcheson ( “As we watch Trump’s antics, follow his tweets, and fret over the Russians,” writes Atcheson, “the real danger is taking place beneath our national nose, as the oligarchy tightens its control… Continue reading

New Drone Strikes Underscore, Again, How Much Power We Give Trump

Americans rolled over for decades while we gave the executive branch unreviewable authority to kill – now that power is in the hands of an idiot Yemeni men walk past a mural depicting a U.S. drone and reading “Why did you kill my family,” in Sanaa, 2013. MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images By Matt Taibbi November… Continue reading

What If? An Alternative Strategy for Sept. 12, 2001

November 27, 2017 by TomDispatch A generation born after 9/11 will vote in the next presidential election.  They’ve never known peace.  Will they even bother to demand it? by Danny Sjursen ( The attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001. “Just about every Bush-era policy that followed 9/11 was an unqualified… Continue reading

How internet co-ops can protect us from net neutrality rollbacks

Smaller internet service providers offer alternatives and could disrupt the monopolies. Sammi-Jo Lee / YES! Magazine / November 26, 2017 (  NationofChange is a nonprofit organization, and this website is funded by readers like you. Please support our work. Donate or give monthly. In 2011, brand new fiber optic cables lit up for the first time across… Continue reading

Navy cleanup of Treasure Island to last five more years

An abandoned pier stretches out toward the city skyline along the shore of Treasure Island. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner) By Joshua Sabatini on November 24, 2017 ( One of four remaining Treasure Island areas from which the U.S. Navy is removing toxic material is expected to soon receive a clean bill of health…. Continue reading