• | Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein examines a report on his company by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations before a 2010 hearing on Wall Street investment banks and the financial crisis AP | MR Online

    Wall Street admits curing diseases is bad for business

    Goldman Sachs is openly saying in financial reports that curing people of terrible diseases is not good for business.

  • | One of several images that have emerged of Justin Trudeau wearing blackface Screen shot YouTube | MR Online

    Justin Trudeau’s ‘blackface’ is far from the worst of his offenses (Video)

    In a scandal that threatens to lose Justin Trudeau the next election, several pictures of Canadian prime minister doing blackface have emerged. Margaret Kimberley of Black Agenda Report explains why the recent scandal highlights the trouble with the idea that Canada is somehow a more benign version of the U.S.

  • | Extinction Rebellion | MR Online

    Extinction rebellion

    There is one desperate chance left to thwart the impending ecocide and extinction of the human species.

  • | Democrat Alexandria OcasioCortez is part of a group of Congress members pushing for a Green New Deal Charles Krupa AP | MR Online

    This radical plan to fund the ‘Green New Deal’ just might work

    With what author and activist Naomi Klein calls “galloping momentum,” the “Green New Deal” promoted by Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., appears to be forging a political pathway for solving all of the ills of society and the planet in one fell swoop.

  • | Nicaragua just defeated a USbacked violent coup attempt and no one cares | MR Online

    U.S.-backed violent coups are not new or rare

    Nicaragua just defeated a U.S.-backed violent coup attempt, and no one cares.

  • | Wall Street Henry Han Wikimedia Commons | MR Online

    The next financial crisis will be even worse than the last one

    We’ve made it through 2017. The first-season installment of presidential Tweetville is ending where it began, on the Palm Beach, Fla., golf course of Mar-a-Lago. Though we are no longer privy to all the footage behind the big white truck, we do know that, given the doubling of its membership fees, others on the course will have higher stakes in the 2018 influence game.

  • | Donald Trump with the Rev Pat Robertson in 2016 at Virginias Regent University founded by Robertson This month Robertson was granted a White House interview with the president for the Christian Broadcasting Network also founded by the televangelist Steve Helber AP | MR Online

    Trump and the christian fascists

    Donald Trump’s ideological vacuum, the more he is isolated and attacked, is being filled by the Christian right. This Christianized fascism, with its network of megachurches, schools, universities and law schools and its vast radio and television empire, is a potent ally for a beleaguered White House.

  • | Eugene Victor Debs | MR Online

    Eugene Debs and the Kingdom of Evil

    Eugene Victor Debs was not only the builder of the social movement in America but arguably the most important political figure of the 20th century, before being crucified by the capitalist class when he and hundred of thousands of followers became a potent political threat. The most notable moments of Debs life were the railroad strikes in 1894, his campaign for Congress in 1916 until he was arrested under the Sedition Act by President Wilson and finally his speech moments before his sentencing in 1918.