Category Militarism

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

The paper cranes are not just a symbol of peace, but also a call to action. They are a reminder that we must keep pushing to see the #endofnukes.

Amazon’s Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots

An identification — whether accurate or not — could cost people their freedom or even their lives.

The Case Against Daniel Ortega, by Chuck Kaufman

First and foremost, we all know that Daniel is a dictator, right? We know it because corporate and progressive press alike can’t say his name without the modifier, dictator. So what are the criteria to be a dictator?

American Society Would Collapse If It Weren’t for These 8 Myths, by Lee Camp

It’s time to wake up.

The War on Assange Is a War on Press Freedom, by Chris Hedges

The persecution of Assange is part of a broad assault against anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist news organizations.

This Is What War Propaganda Looks Like in the Age of Social Media, by Caitlin Johnstone

This is what war propaganda looks like in the era of social media. It will never look ugly. It will never directly show you its real intentions. If it did, it wouldn’t work.

NATO Needs to End, by Pat Elder

No NATO. No collaboration with crime.

U.S. Congresswoman Betty McCollum says No New Nuclear Weapons and other good news

Women Walk for Peace in Korea

Gazans Were “Grass to Be Mowed” Again, But Their Roots Remain Strong

In tragedy, Palestinians’ will to live is not defeated: Instead, the roots of Palestinian identity grow stronger.

Chris Hedges interviews Seymour Hersh on the State of American Journalism (Video)

We are sodden with fake news, hyped-up and incomplete information and false assertions delivered non-stop daily…”

GLOBAL CAMPAIGN AGAINST US/NATO MILITARY BASES

WE MUST UNITE FOR PEACE!

The Defiance That Launched Gaza’s Flaming Kites Cannot Be Extinguished, by Jonathan Cook

Palestinians encaged in Gaza, denied entry and exit by Israel via land, sea and air for more than a decade, know that life there is rapidly becoming unsustainable.

Chris Hedges: The Soldier’s Tale

“Pat Tillman showed me I could resist the indoctrination”

Humanity at a Crossroads: Omnicide or Citizens Decide? by Polly Mann

…more than 11,000 Minnesotans have now signed [the Ban Nuclear Weapons petition] in more than 300 cities and towns

Torture: It’s Not Who We Are – Or Is It? by Todd Pierce

…the case was dismissed on the grounds that the defendants charged with the barbaric acts listed above had done them within the “scope of their employment” as U.S. officials – something which will stand as a permanent moral stain on all Americans.

On Purpose, In Kabul by Kathy Kelly

“In short,” says Chapman, the U.S. government “made things worse rather than better.”

Christopher Simpson on “The Science of Coercion”

Government-funded psychological warfare programs underwrote the academic triumph of preconceptions about communication that persist today in communication studies, advertising research, and in counterinsurgency operations.

Scapegoating Iran, by Chris Hedges

The warmongers have no more of a plan for “regime change” in Iran than they had in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Syria.

Tomgram: Engelhardt, A Twenty-First-Century History of Greed

The history of greed in our time has yet to be written, but what a story it will someday make.

How the Corporate Media Enslave Us to a World of Illusions by Jonathan Cook

The Great Western Narrative is there to perpetuate power by legitimizing it, by making its unbalanced and unjust distribution seem natural and immutable.