"The profits from fossil fuels, and the lifestyle the burning of fossil fuels afforded to the privileged on the planet, overroad a rational response. The failure is homicidal."
The corpses of civilians, including children, piled up by Israel and Saudi Arabia, who do much of their killing in Gaza and Yemen with U.S. weapons, don’t come close to the hundreds of thousands of dead we have left behind in the two decades of warfare we have perpetrated in the Middle East.
It’s time to acknowledge how the failure to connect the dots between U.S. imperialism and the growing climate crisis threatens all life on this planet in more ways than one. ‘A Just Transition to a Regenerative Economy’ must end wars, military culture, and the violence of militarized forces and police in our communities and across the world. [Sha More
Most judges and lawyers agree that the war on drugs in the past 50 years has seriously diminished the right to privacy guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment. Now a small group of legal academics is arguing that the war in Ukraine should be used to diminish property rights guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment. by Andrew P. Napolitano More
"Ukraine on Fire" by Igor Lopatonok provides a historical perspective for the deep divisions in the region which lead to the 2004 Orange Revolution, 2014 uprisings, and the violent overthrow of democratically elected Yanukovych. Covered by Western media as a people's revolution, it was in fact a coup d'état scripted and staged by nationalist groups More
Democracy Now! Ralph Nader: Biden’s First Year Proves He Is Still a “Corporate Socialist” Beholden to Big Business, with Katrina vanden Heuvel
"The self-censorship of the [mainstream corporate media] is overwhelming."
Ukraine: Mike Madden, Media; DN!: Katrina vanden Heuvel, War Danger; Blinken Meets with Russian Counterpart
"The U.S. says 100,000 Russian troops have massed near the Ukrainian border. Russia denies it’s planning an invasion, but wants guarantees NATO will not expand to include Ukraine or any other former Soviet nations."
"The judge issued an order stating that the U.S. Government must release him from Guantánamo imprisonment. But then again, maybe he won’t be released, even for another decade or more—a scenario which wouldn’t be unprecedented."