US: 12,000 foreign terrorists in Syria

The US State Department says thousands of foreign terrorists, including some Americans, have traveled to Syria to fight the government there.

De facto martial law in Ferguson, Missouri

The state of Missouri, with the full backing of the Obama administration, has responded to continuing protests against the police murder of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American teenager, by imposing de facto martial law on the largely working class city of Ferguson. Barry Grey, a frequent contributor with the …

Lawyer: Assange staying in embassy until given US extradition guarantee

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador Embassy in London until he is given guarantees that he will not be extradited to the United States, Assange’s lawyer Jennifer Robinson said on Tuesday.

'Whose schools? Our schools': Chicago students rise up

Chicago Students Union organizes press conference and march to demand a democratic Board of Education and an end to school closures.