The Moment the US Ended Iran’s Brief Experiment in Democracy

Robert Scheer Sixty years ago this week, on Aug. 19, 1953, the United States, in collaboration with Britain, successfully staged a coup in Iran to overthrow democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh that a newly declassified CIA document … Continue reading

America’s Real Subversives: FBI Spying Then, NSA Surveillance Now

Amy Goodman Common Dreams As the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington approaches, commemorating that historic gathering where Martin Luther King Jr gave his famous “I have a dream” speech, it is important to recall the extent to which King was … Continue reading