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 […]
After Trump and Pussy Hats: the final stages of capitalism
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Evergreene Digest | How US nuclear force modernization is undermining strategic stability: The burst-height compensating super-fuze
Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget
The world wants nuclear disarmament
… logical thinking no longer applies to what’s going on in Washington.
The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.
There are multiple efforts at present to strengthen and revive the peace movement in the United States, and this is a critical necessity. As we wrote several weeks ago, a crisis either manufactured or not can be used to impose greater restrictions on our civil liberties and push through unpopular policies. It is up to […]
Clearly, these days Trump enjoys the company of military men. He’s more ambivalent about what the military actually does.
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Civil liberties advocates are clearly questioning which individuals or interest groups are behind this wave of legislation all targeting mass protests and the right to dissent at the same moment.
Snowden: any hacker can use CIA hole to break into any phone in the world.
Ultimately, then, the only long-term solution to the problem of national leaders launching a nuclear war is to get rid of the weapons.
Progressives who treat anti-Russia propaganda spin as fact, in order to weaken Trump, are encouraging a kind of McCarthyism. Of all the good reasons to “delegitimate” Trump, alleged Kremlin intervention in the election should rank low. Focus should instead be on his greed, pathological lying, enthusiasm for oligarchy, bigotry, environmental destruction, racism, misogyny, economic injustice, […]
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