Tag Archives: Obama adminisration

The Drone Papers | Part 5: Manhunting in the Hindu Kush

Devereaux: During his years of research, what Lewis uncovered in his examination of U.S. airstrikes, particularly those delivered by machines thought to be the most precise in the Pentagon’s arsenal, was dramatic. He found that drone strikes in Afghanistan were 10 times more likely to kill civilians than conventional aircraft.

Emily Atkin: Delaying Climate Policies Could Cost U.S. Economy $150 Billion Each Year, Report Shows

 “At this stage, there’s no doubt that climate change is real, that it’s being caused by our activity, that it’s harming the planet and affecting our livelihood…”     This March 13, 2014 file photo shows cracks in the dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir in Cupertino, Calif.  CREDIT: AP PHOTO/MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ By […]

(Cartoon) Washington Goes AWOL

As world powers gather for nuclear-disarmament talks, where is the United States? Khalil Bendib  Thursday 11 July 2013   Nation of Change ABOUT KHALIL BENDIB Award-winning Berkeley-based editorial cartoonist Khalil Bendib’s cartoons are regularly featured in dozens of small and mid-size newspapers across the country, and they can be viewed at www.bendib.com. They have also been […]