Category : Underground News

Underground News / Counter Punch - 26 minutes from now

Why Trump Isn’t a Populist

Photo by PROwww.GlynLowe.com | CC BY 2.0 Recent events in Charlottesville have refocused people’s attention on President Trump’s dalliance  with  the alt right, which some of his supporters see as prima facie evidence of his populism.  However many n...

Underground News / Counter Punch - 25 minutes from now

Endtimes in Mosul

Photo by The U.S. Army | CC BY 2.0 On 22 May, Ahmed Mohsen, an unemployed taxi driver, left his house in the Islamic State-controlled western part of Mosul to try to escape across the Tigris to the government-held eastern side of the city. He and his...

Underground News / Counter Punch - 24 minutes from now

Permanent War, Permanent Failure

Photo by DaveBleasdale | CC BY 2.0 The current tiff between two of the world’s most pugnacious petty tyrants, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, could, sadly, end in a military showdown – and, worst case, a nuclear engagement.  While a nuclear confrontati...

Underground News / Counter Punch - 19 minutes from now

Trump, Congress and Integrity

Photo by Adrián Martínez | CC BY 2.0 One looks in vain for anything resembling integrity from those who purport to represent the United States citizenry. It’s bad enough that the people in that unfortunate nation must tolerate a president who lost th...

Underground News / Counter Punch - 17 minutes from now

Giving Trump Credit When He’s Right

Photo by Karl-Ludwig Poggemann | CC BY 2.0 Yes, we all know Donald Trump is an asshole, and almost certainly a racist. And his remark – that we should place blame for last week’s Charlottesville riots on “many, many sides” — would be ludicrous...

Underground News / Counter Punch - 16 minutes from now

Creative Anti-Nazism

The people of Durham , N.C., have the right idea. Not only have they taken down a Confederate war statue themselves, but they’ve lined up en masse to turn themselves in for that crime, overwhelming the so-called justice system. The people of Wunsiede...