Tag Archives: India

U.S. Bombs destroy civilian lives

US Bombs In Yemen Are Costing An Entire Generation Their Future Popular Resistance  October 7, 2019 By Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mintpress News. Sadaa, Northern Yemen – Third-grader Farah Abbas al-Halimi didn’t get the UNICEF backpack or textbook she was hoping for this year. Instead, she was given an advanced U.S bomb delivered on an F-16 courtesy of […]

In the Absence of Trust: The Iran Nuclear Deal, History and in the Trump Administration

On May 8, 2018, the United States unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, had this to say about the development: None of us ever trusted the United States. This deal was not based in trust. It was based on […]

Victories against Trump are mounting. Here’s how we deal the final blow by Rebecca Solnit

Civil society awoken and arisen is a power adequate to counter the power of an increasingly isolated, confused, frightened and bumbling administration.

Chris Hedges | The Age of Anger

Western elites, rather than accept their responsibility for the global anarchy, self-servingly define the clash as one between the values of the enlightened West and medieval barbarians.

ICNC Just Release: “Civil Resistance: The Power of the People”

This radio documentary features on-site reporting with civil resistance movements in Zimbabwe, India, and Colombia and more…

VIDEO | Chris Hedges | Days of Revolt: The Militarism of U.S. Diplomacy

Video: Chris Hedges and author Vijay Prashad trace the acceleration of U.S. militarism since the collapse of the Soviet Union, and discuss the consequences of U.S. domination over global affairs, in this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt.

▶ Dr. James Hansen | The War on Our Climate: Taking Ownership of Our Future | Peacestock

Dr. Hansen has received numerous awards and is recognized for speaking truth to power, for identifying ineffectual policies as greenwash, and for outlining actions that the public must take to protect the future of young people and other life on our planet.

US Weapons Exporters Lead World in War Profiteering

The U.S., further, is the top profiteer from rising conflict across the Middle East, accounting for $8.4 billion in exports to this region in 2014, compared to $6 billion the previous year. Meanwhile, U.S. allies in the expanding war against ISIS are boosting their weapons imports significantly.

▶ Arundhati Roy on Her New Book, “Capitalism: A Ghost Story,” and World’s Largest Election in India

Published on Apr 9, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – As voting begins in India in the largest elections the world has ever seen, we spend the hour with Indian novelist and essayist Arundhati Roy. Nearly 815 million Indians are eligible to vote and results will be issued in May. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  […]

E. Douglas Kihn: On Ending War

The evidence suggests there is no insurmountable human genetic predisposition to war, but human survival likely depends on assuring there be no more war. By E. Douglas Kihn Tuesday, 21 January 2014  Truthout.org | Op-Ed (Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: hansvandenberg30, The U.S. Army) Yogi Berra said it: “The future ain’t […]

Arundhati Roy> Iraq War’s 10th: Bush May Be Gone, But “Psychosis” of U.S. Foreign Policy Prevails & A New Intifada in Kashmir?

Arundhati Roy> Iraq War’s 10th: Bush May Be Gone, But “Psychosis” of U.S. Foreign Policy Prevails & A New Intifada in Kashmir? A New Intifada in Kashmir? Arundhati Roy & Sanjay Kak on the World’s Most Densely Militarized Area Sanjay Kak,  New Delhi-based documentary filmmaker. His most recent film is Jashn-e-Azadi, or How We Celebrate Freedom. He is […]

Tom Engelhart> Pepe Escobar: A Full Spectrum Confrontation World?

Pepe Escobar: A Full Spectrum Confrontation World? By Tom Engelhardt      April 26, 2012      opednews.com Last December, a super-secret RQ-170 Sentinel, part of a far-reaching program of CIA drone surveillance over Iran, went down (or was shot down, or computer-jacked and hacked down) and was recovered intact by the Iranian military.  This week, an Iranian general proudly announced that […]

Kathy Kelly> Gandhi’s Lessons for Today

Gandhi’s Lessons for Today Gandhi’s Birthday is October 2> he was born 142 years ago. Kathy Kelly, Co-coordinator, Voices for Creative Nonviolence Posted: 10/1/11 07:25 PM ET  Hufflington Post Kathy Kelly: Afghanistan and the Arab Spring.  Monday, October 3, 7:00 p.m. Macalester Plymouth United Church, 1658 Lincoln Avenue (adjacent to Macalester College), St. Paul. In a soon-to-be […]