NEWSVIEW | HOT TOPICS
Militarization and Uvalde: The Context Media Coverage Omits
There’s a long tradition in the West wherein foreign policy is the preserve of an elite not answerable to any electorate. This has been the case in the U.S. since it first had a foreign policy to speak of, in the late 19th century.
Hedges: Society of Spectacle, January 6 Hearings
There was no acknowledgement by committee members that the “will of the people” has been subverted by the three branches of government to serve the dictates of the billionaire class. No one brought up the armies of lobbyists who are daily permitted to storm the Capitol to fund the legalized bribery of our elections and write the pro-corporate legislation that it passes. No one spoke about the loss of constitutional rights, including the right to privacy, because of wholesale government surveillance.
Athens Declaration Calls for End to Ukraine War and Creation of ‘Lasting Peace,’ by Andrea Germanos
Put forth by international progressive leaders "calling the world to sanity," the document envisions a global security framework committed to de-escalating tensions in the world.
Glenn Greenwald: The Neoliberal War on Dissent in the West
"That tyranny exists only in Western adversaries but never in the West itself is treated as a permanent axiom of international affairs, as if Western democracies are divinely shielded from the temptations of genuine repression."
NEWSVIEW | Culture/Education
What the hysteria over critical race theory is really all about, by Fabiola Cineas
What critical race theory actually is. Watching the news or browsing social media, it would be easy to think that critical race theory is a complicated, controversial, or new idea.
NEWSVIEW | International News
Chile’s New Constitution Surprising Results and Campaign Cuba for Medical Supplies
Chile's New Constitution: the Surprising Results Volume 40 Number 5 Women Against Military Madness Fall 2022 By Michael Livingston On Sunday, September 4, 2022, the movement for social change in Chile suffered a massive setback. The new constitution, submitted to a national referendum, was rejected by 62 percent of the More
NEWSVIEW | SÆVA INDIGNATIO
Sami Rasouli: On the Anniversary of the Battle of Fallujah
thermal weapons, white phosphorus, and depleted uranium, as if the Iraqis were guinea pigs. Research confirms that unusual amounts of uranium and mercury are present in the roots of hair, important evidence linked to the use of weapons prohibited by international law.