A discussion of the human and political costs of war as well as trillions of dollars spent.
“The War Racket” tell it like it is. powerful music, powerful visuals.
Perpetual war is leading to a host of societal ills, yet debates on war and peace are almost entirely absent from public discourse, Robert Wing and Coleen Rowley observe.
Tom Engelhardt | Mapping a World from Hell: 76 Countries Are Now Involved in Washington’s War on Terror
The Costs of War Project has produced not just a map of the war on terror, 2015-2017 (released at TomDispatch with this article), but the first map of its kind ever. It offers an astounding vision of Washington’s counterterror wars across the globe…
How can war’s status as a crime effectively deter the world’s leading war-maker from threatening and launching more wars, large and small? How can laws against war actually be put to use?
Autopilot Wars: Sixteen Years, But Who’s Counting?
The Journalist and the Fixer: Who Makes the Story Possible?
Our actions may have been closer to the acts of Nazi Germany than we would like to admit. Both governments perpetrated imperialist, racist, and genocidal policies. Editor’s Note: Beginning on September 17th at 7 pm on TPT (Channel 2, Minnesota), PBS will be showing the Ken Burns series on the Vietnam War. Already a […]
U.S. commander: “we shoot every boat we find.”
Here in the U.S we often refer to all persons displaced by war as refugees. Yet the number of conflict-related internally displaced persons far exceeds the number of refugees. By Linda Hoover WAMM Newsletter Volume 35 Number 4 July 2017 Media for the people! Learn more about Rise Up Times. People supported news. No Peace! […]
Saudi coalition airstrikes have hit at least four hospitals supported by Doctors Without Borders.
No single drone strike or bombing should be seen in isolation, but rather within this larger context of a social, political, military and economic anti-Muslim system
The majority of humanity wants nuclear weapons to be illegal.
What is evident is that the Syrians did not drop chemical weapons from their aircraft and that no chemical gas was ever stored at the al-Shayrat airbase.
Clearly, these days Trump enjoys the company of military men. He’s more ambivalent about what the military actually does.
Once again, the United States is singling out and targeting Iran on highly questionable grounds without any real authority.
In just his third day in office, Donald Trump screwed hundreds of thousands of veterans out of better pay, and thousands more out of potential jobs.
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, […]