Category Militarism

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Sami Rasouli | Iraq Report: The War Never Ended

War creates profound pain and intense agony and destroys the environment. My work with Muslim Peacemaker Teams is like a drop in the ocean, but we continue to maintain water filters and plant trees. Every green tree gives birth to life. By Sami Rasouli   WAMM Newsletter Vol. 35, No. 5, 2017 Sami Rasouli, founder […]

A Pivot to Nuclear Fears with John Pilger (Video)

With all eyes on the nuclear standoff with North Korea, what is the over-arching agenda in play behind the politics of crisis? Tyrel Ventura sits down with documentary filmmaker and journalist John Pilger to learn more about the unfolding behind-the-scenes power play, and to discuss his latest documentary, “The Coming War on China.” Images above […]

The Empire’s Hustle: Why Anti-Trumpism Doesn’t Include Anti-War

Nothing rehabilitates an unpopular president in capitalist “America” like war.

John Pilger: US IS THE PROBLEM (Video)

The problem for the rest of the world actually, now, is the containment of the United States.

Chuck Turchick | Comments on the Upcoming Vietnam War Series on PBS

Our actions may have been closer to the acts of Nazi Germany than we would like to admit. Both governments perpetrated imperialist, racist, and genocidal policies.    Editor’s Note: Beginning on September 17th at 7 pm on TPT (Channel 2, Minnesota), PBS will be showing the Ken Burns series on the Vietnam War. Already a […]

Adam Garrie | The Myanmar Conflict – Explained

Into this cauldron of violence with historical antecedents that are often dangerously brushed over, observers on all ideological sides are growing increasingly angry, distraught and confused.

The Menace of Trump and the New Authoritarianism: An Interview with Henry Giroux

Trump not only refuses to use the term “democracy” in his speeches, he is also doing everything he can to establish the foundations for an overt authoritarian society.

Communities United Against Police Brutality

Janet Contursi | Liberals and Ultra-leftists: A Marriage Made in Hell

The corrupt U.S. political system requires a support base grounded in fear, which is why political leaders and the media keep us on the verge of hysteria through the fear of nuclear war and other existential threats.

Global Research | The Truth About North Korea

Russia and China urge diplomacy to resolve a deepening crisis. They want tensions defused.

Entire Families are Being Killed by U.S. Airstrikes in Raqqa, Syria

U.S. commander: “we shoot every boat we find.”

Pete Seeger: Waist Deep in the Big Muddy (Video/Audio)

Afghanistan again, North Korea, Ukraine, etc., ad nauseam. End Endless War

Trump and the Politics of Nihilism by Henry A. Giroux

This is how democracy ends, with a bang and a whimper.

When Washington Decides Democracy Is Dangerous: Stoking Opposition in Venezuela and Syria

The opposition “movements” in Venezuela and Syria have a great deal in common: both are seeking the demise of democratically-elected governments; both resort to violence and acts of terrorism; both are tools of U.S. and Western imperialism, and both are failing. A Venezuelan protester holds a poster that reads in Spanish “Against Imperialist aggression, respect […]

We Have Been at War in Iraq for 27 Years by William Rivers Pitt

No one in politics or the media seems capable of recognizing this series of events for what it truly is: One large event . …There is no dicing it up. It is all of a piece, one long war, the longest by miles in our nation’s history.

Peace and Democracy Conference | Medea Benjamin, David Swanson, Leah Bolger, Norman Solomon

The U.S. bombings in 8 countries in the past 8 years have all been illegal under the U.N. Charter.

Hurtling Toward ‘Fire and Fury’ by Jonathan Marshall

President Trump’s views on preemptive war are rejected not only by the experts, but by the majority of Americans.

Hyping the Threat from North Korea

North Korea is sitting on a stockpile of minerals worth trillions

Robert Koehler | Dancing with Fear

Maybe it’s time to stop regarding every challenge, danger, obstacle, mystery and fear we encounter as a military operation…

Counterpunch: Police Anarchy and Technology and Criminal Justice

In the context of criminal justice, America’s faith in technological interventions is worse than misplaced; it is dangerous.

Sanctions Are Crimes, Not Law Enforcement by David Swanson

Why do I call the crimes being punished imaginary?