Author Archives: Rise Up Times
The meeting between Trump and Putin at the G20 in Hamburg injects new hope into the complicated relationship between the United States and Russia. Only time can confirm whether there is any basis for this hope.
The Hole in the Ground: A Parable for Peacemakers is a compelling account of the drain of the arms race on human and material resources and the complicity of corporations and the American community in supporting the death trade. In the face of despair, Daniel Berrigan asks us to choose life, to choose for our […]
Militarism as religion in America, permanent war state, and non-military solutions.
Here in the U.S we often refer to all persons displaced by war as refugees. Yet the number of conflict-related internally displaced persons far exceeds the number of refugees. By Linda Hoover WAMM Newsletter Volume 35 Number 4 July 2017 Media for the people! Learn more about Rise Up Times. People supported news. No Peace! […]
An eye-opening object lesson in U.S. military strength around the world with a special in depth report on Ukraine.
For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.
An eye-opening analysis of the Syrian conflict from down under.
To Hell With Lazarus: The Canonizing of American Oligarchy, The Demonization of the Poor by Edward G. Rhymes
The various ways in which the wealthy and powerful corporations are allowed to skirt shouldering more of the responsibility when it comes to alleviating the financial suffering of our nation is disturbing.
There are numerous examples across the country of the Navy contaminating water around its bases with toxic chemicals.
For Palestinians, these will be familiar stories. The question is: Why are they not familiar in London and Washington, Brussels and Sydney?
North Korea was not included in the deployed warheads data.
There is no question that the United States has the biggest, strongest, costliest armaments in the world and it devises the rules by which other nations use or display their ships, troops, and arms.
Strikes in Iraq and Syria:
As of June 5, 2017, the U.S. has conducted 17,632 strikes in Iraq and Syria (8,836 Syria/8,796 Iraq)
The Internet has thrived precisely because of net neutrality. It’s what makes it so vibrant and innovative—a place for creativity, free expression, and exchange of ideas.