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    America captivated by young Black poet after inaugural reading

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:14pm on January 23, 2021

    Amanda Gorman, the young Black poet who performed at President Joe Biden’s inaugural, has become an overnight star with her works shooting to the top...

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    Will they ever be over?

    Nick Turse | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2021

    ‘THIS is a different kind of war, which we will wage aggressively and methodically to disrupt and destroy terrorist activity,’ president George W Bush announced...

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    America’s destructive denialisms

    John Feffer | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2020

    THE presidential election wasn’t close. Joe Biden won the popular vote by more than seven million votes, which translates to a margin of 4.5 per...

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    What president Biden won’t touch

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2020

    IN THIS mystifying moment, the post-electoral sentiments of most Americans can be summed up either as ‘Ding dong! The witch is dead!’ or ‘We got...

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    Global streaming giants blow dust off Mideast music business

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:19pm on November 18, 2020

    The Arab music industry -- plagued by rampant piracy, free YouTube clips and dated channels -- is the new target for global streaming giants intent...

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    Americans vote to choose leaders

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:49pm on November 03, 2020

    Americans were voting on Tuesday under the shadow of a surging coronavirus pandemic to decide whether to reelect Republican Donald Trump, one of the most...

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    Eta builds to category 4 hurricane in Central America

    Agence France-Presse .Managua | Updated at 11:19am on November 03, 2020

    Eta rapidly intensified to a category 4 hurricane on Monday as it bore down on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua and Honduras, threatening the Central...

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    Why America’s economic war on China is failing

    Vijay Prashad and John Ross | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2020

    US PRESIDENT Donald Trump — supported by most of the US establishment — deepened the US government’s assault on the Chinese economy. The ‘trade war’...

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    Trump blames rival Biden for destroying American 'greatness'

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:58pm on August 28, 2020

    President Donald Trump tore into his election challenger Joe Biden as a threat to the ‘American Dream’ in a bruising speech Thursday accepting the Republican...

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    The ‘great’ reopening

    Belle Chesler | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2020

    It’s as if they want America’s schools to fail, writes Belle Chesler SEVENTEEN years ago, against the advice of my parents, I decided to become...