The most enormous issue posed by the modern media landscape is the industry’s incredible concentration, which allows a handful of private platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Google – to dominate media distribution.
He’s there daily, often hourly, whether I like it or not, and I don’t have a Department of Homeland Security to separate him from his children, throw them all in degrading versions of prison — without even basic toiletries or edible food or clean water…
The concept of defensive war has been used to excuse numerous aggressive wars.
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Waging Peace Counters the Indoctrination of Youth: Vigil Outside the Gates of Camp Ripley, by Doug Olson
Camp Ripley: Home to a $4 million drone-training facility
U.S. missiles in Europe and worldwide: costs, nuclear weapons race, what the withdrawal from the INF Treaty means
Why Military Spending Is More Than You Think It Is
The papers leaked by Manning documented at least 200 civilian deaths at the hands of US and allied forces that had previously been hidden from the public, along with clear evidence of war crimes, including the existence of a secret “black unit” within the US military, tasked with carrying out illegal assassinations.
Is what we are doing outside the United States really protecting us?
Count on this: the end of the American military mission in Afghanistan will be unfulfilling and likely tragic.
As a child myself, educated in public schools that peddled the dangerous myth of American exceptionalism, I never imagined a day when my government would separate refugee children from their parents…
Social media activism has got to be replaced with holding signs, and standing in the rain [in Minnesota in the snow and cold, and both have been done by these vets]; joining Facebook groups replaced by joining Veterans for Peace and About Face (both).
Co-director Neta C. Crawford puts into perspective just how quickly military emissions add up: in January 2017, two B-2B bombers emitted about 1,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases in a single mission to bomb ISIS targets in Libya, says Mic article. MIC June 26, 2019 MORE A new drinking water crisis hits US military […]
Majorities of U.S. veterans, public say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, Pew Research
Among veterans, 64% say the war in Iraq was not worth fighting considering the costs versus the benefits to the United States, while 33% say it was.
Many climate justice and direct action communities have long made these connections, literally flying the flag of anti-capitalism in solidarity with struggles around the world.
World BEYOND War’s fourth annual global conference on the abolition of war will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, in Limerick, Ireland, and include a rally on the 6th at Shannon Airport, where U.S. military forces routinely pass through in violation of Irish neutrality and of laws against war.
“We call for the nuclear bombs to be returned to the US immediately. The Germans want these nuclear weapons out of Germany, and so do we.”