Category Militarism

Protesters in St. Paul, MN march in response to the killing of Philando Castile (Fibonacci Blue / Flickr)

The New ‘Black Codes’, by Chris Hedges

“Aggressive policing is the bulwark of a segregated America.”

NO TO NATO Trump Protest and the New World DisOrder Conference

On the 3rd and 4th of December the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) will mark its 70th anniversary with a Heads of State Summit in London. With US President As Donald Trump, Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan set to attend this gathering of the world’s largest nuclear-armed military alliance, the peace and antiwar movement mobilize.

When the Enemy You Kill Is Yourself, by Doug Olson

“The positive response [at Camp Ripley] is indicative of the war-weariness a majority of Americans, including a majority of Iraq and Afghan War veterans, feel.”

Women Against Military Madness organizes for Palestinian rights

“The women cited violence in Israel and aggression towards Palestinians as the targets of the protest.”

The Great-Power Competition: Can We Hear What Our Competitors Say? 

By WAMM Newsletter Staff  WAMM Newsletter Vol. 37  Num. 5  Fall 2019 The bombing of suspected ISIS continued even after the first announcement that the Islamic caliphate had been defeated with the 2017 obliteration of Mosul in Iraq, and Raqqa in Syria. War on the Middle East is not over even when it’s been announced that […]

Leaked Cables Show Depth of Iranian Influence in Iraq After U.S. Invasion “Shattered” the Country

“The macro story here is that the United States shattered Iraqi society, and then Iran came in to pick up the pieces.”

Today We Return to the Gates of Fort Benning in Memory and Resistance

Close the School of the Americas!

The Enemy Within, by Chris Hedges

“The impeachment of Trump, despite the enthusiasm of the liberal elite, is mostly cosmetic. The entire political and governmental system is corrupt.”

The Forgotten Trauma of a Forgotten War As the World Looks Away, Death Stalks the Democratic Republic of Congo, by Nick Turse

With at least $24 trillion in gold, diamonds, tin, coltan, copper, cobalt, and other natural resources beneath the ground, it’s often assumed that Congo’s violence is intimately connected with the desire to control its mineral wealth. By Nick Turse  Tom Dispatch  October 10, 2019 GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo — The boy was sitting next to […]

The Mad Military Money Machine, The Laura Flanders Show

…a peace economy – what might it look like?

Interview with legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg following his 89th arrest for resisting nuclear weapons, nuclear war and government secrecy

Still today, hardly any people know just how much falsehood was fed to them to justify what we did. By Dennis Bernstein  Covert Action Magazine  September 24, 2019 The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in Livermore, California, designs new nuclear weapons and conducts plutonium research.  [Credit: worldatlas.com] [Daniel Ellsberg, a consultant to the White House in 1961, drafted […]

Major Media Bury Groundbreaking Studies of Pentagon’s Massive Carbon Bootprint

US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet

Death, Misery and Bloodshed in Yemen, by Kathy Kelly

“It took five days to remove all the bodies impaled on metalwork ripped from the walls in the blasts,”

Why Trump is Facing Impeacement, by Roger D. Harris

[Trump] had kvetched about the plight of US workers and made some noise about ending unending wars, but was he for real?

U.S. Bombs destroy civilian lives

US Bombs In Yemen Are Costing An Entire Generation Their Future Popular Resistance  October 7, 2019 By Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mintpress News. Sadaa, Northern Yemen – Third-grader Farah Abbas al-Halimi didn’t get the UNICEF backpack or textbook she was hoping for this year. Instead, she was given an advanced U.S bomb delivered on an F-16 courtesy of […]

Announcing “Dear Descendent,” Poetry of wonder and wit for our time, provocative, challenging, wry, wise and tender…

There are prison cells and fields of flowers—even her straightforward descriptions of the moon demonstrate that something new and evocative can still be found in its age-old countenance.

The Problem With Impeachment, by Chris Hedges

Trump…will not go quietly into this good night. He will attempt to bring the whole rotten edifice down with him. And he may succeed.

Popular Resistance: the UN, Syria, Venezuela, Assange and Russia, NATO, Cuba, and more

Pertinent articles from the Popular Resistance Daily Digest

Campaign Nonviolence: Working for a new culture of nonviolence free from war, racism, poverty and environmental destruction, by John Dear

We can change the world if we organize in grassroots movements of resistance and social transformation.

Our Invisible Government, by Chris Hedges

The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.