Category U.S. Empire
Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.
“95% of all foreign military bases in the world are US bases. In addition, [there are] 19 Naval air carriers (and 15 more planned), each as part of a Carrier Strike Group, composed of roughly 7,500 personnel, and a carrier air wing of 65 to 70 aircraft — each of which can be considered a floating military base.”
It actively picks private sector winners by targeting billions of dollars to an elite group of profit-seeking contractors.
How the Chinese empire will soon overtake the U.S. empire. History, background, and current status.
Ray McGovern, David Swanson, and Daniel Ellsberg discuss Stone’s “Johnson, Nixon & Vietnam: Reversal of Fortune”
Includes references to the current Novick/Burns series on Vietnam.
Contains valuable information and links to information about organizing in these Trumpian times.
Racism deconstructed in 10 minutes: recommended
Why do I call the crimes being punished imaginary?
Forty-Five Blows Against Democracy: How US Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats and Military Regimes by David Vine
This pattern of daily support for dictatorship and repression around the world should be a national scandal in a country supposedly committed to democracy.
Societies in decline enthusiastically embrace the death instinct, as Freud observed in “Civilization and Its Discontents,” written on the eve of the rise of European fascism and World War II.
The Obama administration argued that it shouldn’t be required to explain, to account for its actions to any court.
The greatest build-up of American-led military forces since the Second World War is well under way.
The truth is we are stumbling badly in large part because we are just beginning to learn to walk.
Glenn Greenwald | Democrats, Trump, and the Ongoing, Dangerous Refusal to Learn the Lesson of Brexit
The institutions and elite factions that have spent years mocking, maligning, and pillaging large portions of the population …are now shocked that their dictates and decrees go unheeded.
Whistleblower Julian Assange has given one of his most incendiary interviews ever in a John Pilger Special, courtesy of Dartmouth Films, in which he summarizes what can be gleaned from the tens of thousands of Clinton emails released by WikiLeaks this year. RT Published on Nov 5, 2016 Media for the people! Bringing you the […]
Bombs Away! Their Precision Weaponry and Ours Perhaps this September 11th, it’s finally time for Americans to begin to focus on our endless air war in the Greater Middle East, our very own disastrous Fifteen Years’ War. Otherwise, the first explosions from the Thirty Years’ version of the same will be on the horizon before we […]