The U.S. Deserves Its Own Nuremberg Trials Are Americans capable of committing atrocities on the same scale as Germans did under Nazi rule? That is the question that University of San Francisco ethics professor Rebecca Gordon and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer grapple with in the latest installment of "Scheer Intelligence." Gordon, author of "Mainstreaming Torture" and "American Nuremberg," posits that if America's actions in the Middle East, especially in Iraq, were to be scrutinized the way Nazi Germany's crimes were probed in the aftermath of World War II, the U.S. would likely also be found guilty of crimes against humanity.
Britain's Prince Charles Arrives in Cuba on First Royal Visit Britain's Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla arrived in Cuba on Sunday, becoming the first British royals to visit the country. The royal couple was welcomed at Havana's Jose Marti International airport by Cuba's Deputy Foreign Minister Ana Teresita Gonzalez.
Brazilians Reject Bolsonaro's Neoliberal Pension System Reform Workers, students and teachers staged Friday the "National Day of Struggle in Defense of Social Security," an act of resistance to neoliberal policies organized by 10 trade union centers, the Brazilian People Front, and the "People Without Fear" Front in 126 cities across the country.
Russia Gives US Red Line on Venezuela At a high-level meeting in Rome this week, it seems that Russia reiterated a grave warning to the US – Moscow will not tolerate American military intervention to topple the Venezuelan government with whom it is allied.
US to ICC – We Will Break Your Legs Well, not exactly like that, but in a way, yes. Now, finally, 'the gloves are off'. The US is openly threatening the historically timid ICC (International Criminal Court) and its judges. And unexpectedly, the ICC is hitting back. It refuses to shut up, to kneel, and to beg for mercy.