A handful of progressive Democrats and one Republican in Congress are demanding a halt to the military escalation in Syria. They introduced legislation this week that would prohibit the Defense Department from putting more boots on the ground without congressional approval. By Mike Ludwig Truthout | News Analysis March 25, 2017 President Donald Trump speaking […]
What mechanisms will remain for the activists to activate?
When we are not being amused by these debates among corporate lackeys we listen to retired generals, all making six-figure incomes from the weapons industry, selling the public on the imperative of endless war and endless arms purchases.
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Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget
Trump is embarking on an orgy of cruelty for absolutely no reason. This is morally repugnant.
Democracy is not an inheritance but our challenge.
… logical thinking no longer applies to what’s going on in Washington.
Dark Times are truly upon us.
The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.
For these churches, giving protection to immigrants is no longer a matter of if, but when. And what will happen if ICE comes to their doors?
Societies in decline enthusiastically embrace the death instinct, as Freud observed in “Civilization and Its Discontents,” written on the eve of the rise of European fascism and World War II.
Clearly, these days Trump enjoys the company of military men. He’s more ambivalent about what the military actually does.
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We must be vigilant about not allowing ourselves to accept new norms of violence and harm.