News&analysis for progressive readers

I've put together an extensive list of RSS feeds from alternative media to help ourselves steer away from the now all-too-obvious propaganda and WaPo we're subjected to by the "reliable" mainstream media, like the Deep State Times (NYT), the Washington Post (WaPo!), the CBC, the BBC, et al.

It's a lot of freakin' news, no kidding, and you and I will never get to it all. There's so MUCH of it that I can only keep each item hanging around on the site for about a week.

As an assist, in the left sidebar I've set out a number of different strategies I've provided so you can find what you're looking for.


2019 Oct 16 - 4:40am
It has almost gone unnoticed, but amid the daily Sturm und Drang of the Trump impeachment inquiry, the Supreme Court has begun another term. In any other year, the reconvening of the court would be headline news. However, like everything else in the Trump era, the court has taken a back seat to the...
Tags: abortion rights, american civil liberties union, daca, deferred action for childhood arrivals act, dreamers, national rifle association
2019 Oct 16 - 4:30am
ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. At the halfway mark of President Donald Trump’s first term, his administration has hired a lobbyist for...
Tags: barack obama, department of health and human services, donald trump, k street, Lobbying, revolving door project
2019 Oct 16 - 1:21am
Tyee, The (BC, Canada)
It comes down to this: no one wants to (or is able to) partner with the Conservatives.
2019 Oct 16 - 12:39am
Each year, the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) gathers at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. This year, the IMF will meet under the leadership of a new chief, Kristalina Georgieva, who crossed the street from the World Bank to take over this post from Christine Lagarde. Lagarde, as...
Tags: Argentina, China, christine lagarde, Ecuador, international monetary fund, pakistan
2019 Oct 16 - 12:22am
WASHINGTON — Hunter Biden, acknowledging that his family name created business opportunities, rejected assertions by President Donald Trump that he did anything wrong by engaging in foreign work in Ukraine and China. But Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, conceded that he failed to...
Tags: 2020 democrats, 2020 presidential race, China, donald trump, Hunter Biden, Joe Biden
2019 Oct 15 - 11:59pm
This piece originally appeared on The Grayzone.  With its relentless focus on corruption in Russia and Ukraine, the Atlantic Council has distinguished itself from other top-flight think tanks in Washington. Over the past several years, it has held innumerable conferences and panel discussions,...
Tags: Atlantic Council, biden 2020, biden atlantic council, bidens, Burisma, burisma atlantic council
2019 Oct 15 - 11:18pm
Mintpress News
Only 100 companies will sign humanity’s death sentence. That’s it. One hundred corporate boards filled with sociopaths. But I’ll get back to that in a moment. In recent weeks, climate activists in New York City jammed up foot traffic on Wall Street with a die-in, covering themselves in fake blood...
Tags: Daily Digest, Insights, climate activists, climate change, Global Warming
2019 Oct 15 - 11:01pm
Rabble News
Zaid NoorsumarThe province-wide shortage of personal support workers (PSWs) has turned into a crisis in long-term care across Ontario. Chronic understaffing is resulting in burnt out workers who are unable to provide adequate care for residents.  According to Katha Fortier, a Unifor spokesperson,...
2019 Oct 15 - 10:46pm
Rabble News
October 15, 2019Action on climate means breaking the cycle of Liberal-Conservative governmentsIn 2019, breaking the cycle of Liberal-Conservative government -- an objective of the New Democrats -- starts with the NDP winning enough seats to play a key role in a minority Parliament.
2019 Oct 15 - 10:42pm
“Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings From the Me Too Movement”  A book edited by Shelly Oria “Indelible: Writings From the Me Too Movement” is not just a collection of nonfiction essays, short stories, and poems about the Great Reckoning edited by award-winning novelist Shelly Oria...
Tags: Book Review, #metoo, #metoo literature, #metoo stories, brett kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford
2019 Oct 15 - 10:41pm
The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s an impeachable offense. President Donald Trump says he withdrew American troops from the Syrian-Turkish border—leaving our Kurdish allies to be...
Tags: China, donald trump, Robert Mueller, Syria, tayyip erdogan, trump organization
2019 Oct 15 - 10:13pm
Recently a friend who follows the news a bit less obsessively than I do said, “I thought George W. Bush was bad, but it seems like Donald Trump is even worse. What do you think?” “Well,” I replied, “in terms of causing death and destruction, I suspect Bush still has the edge.” In fact, the U.S.-led...
Tags: afghanistan, george w. bush, iraq war, Trump, trump forever wars, Trump impeachment