Category Military Madness

Chris Hedges, On Contact: The Uncivil War on Syria with Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton

Discussing the US role in the Syrian conflict.

‘The Only Sensible Path at This Point is Dialogue’ Hyun Lee

CounterSpin interview with Hyun Lee on North Korea 

John Laforge | US Citizens To Join Protests Of US Nuclear Weapons Deployed In Germany

The world wants nuclear disarmament

Women Against Military Madness Newsletter | Second Issue 2017

New articles from WAMM about current issues.

Ann Wright | Standing Rock to Palestine: Eyewitness Report on U.S. Wars at Home and Abroad (Video)

Ann Wright talks about her experiences at Standing Rock, in North Korea, Gaza/Palestine, and more…

Refugees: Seeing Flight as a Non-violent Option, by Erica Chenoweth and Hakim Young

One Way to Change the Discourse about the World’s 60 Million Refugees

Evergreene Digest |Here is a rundown of U.S. foreign policy in 2016.

Here is a rundown of U.S. foreign policy in 2016. Marjorie Cohn, Huffington Post 12/30/2016 | One of the most alarming developments in U.S. foreign policy in 2016 was the ratcheting up of the new iteration of the Cold War. Looking back at U.S. foreign policy in this last year of Barack Obama’s presidential tenure, […]

Kathy Kelly | What Being a Refugee in Afghanistan Means

A single water pump serves all 700 families, and the water isn’t even potable.

Henry A. Giroux | War Culture, Militarism and Racist Violence Under Donald Trump

War has been redefined in the age of global capitalism: it has expanded its boundaries and now shapes all aspects of society.

Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste

The military feared Congress would use the confidential data as an excuse to slash defense spending

John Pilger | The Coming War on China

The greatest build-up of American-led military forces since the Second World War is well under way.

Polly Mann | Known Knowns and Known Unknowns

a recent Inspector General’s audit report showed that $6.5 trillion in “defense” spending could not be accounted for.

ISIS in America: The Terror Trial That Shook Minnesota (Video)

An ISIS cell. An undercover FBI agent. A community torn apart.

Linda Hoover | Privatization of the Military

Private companies are responsible first to their shareholders and then to their hiring nation.

Mattea Kramer | On the Road With Our American Selves

Or How to Feel Like a Jerk in Mombasa

Mapping Reveals Rising Use of Social Media Monitoring Tools by Cities Nationwide

The technology can be used to monitor political and social justice movements, posing risks to First Amendment-protected activity.

Chris Hedges | Trump Will Crush Dissent With Even Greater Violence and Savagery (Video)

The tools of state repression that will end up in the hands of a Trump administration were built by both Republicans and Democrats

Jodie Evans | We Must Tell the Truth About the Iraq War

So we launched a People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War as a tool to bring the anti-war movement together and build what is needed for 2017.

Yemen Sees U.S. Strikes as Evidence of Hidden Hand Behind Saudi Air War

According to the United Nations, more than 4,000 civilians have been killed in Yemen since the bombing campaign began.

Polly Mann | Will They Ever Learn What We Already Knew?

Sands finds that the results of the inquiry were scathing and spread “responsibility far and wide, covering politicians, civil servants, the military and lawyers”…