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“The whole process has really been a mockery of the rule of law. Julian is not a U.S. citizen; WikiLeaks is not a U.S.-based publication.”
“Imagine if corporate media didn’t praise McConnell, Lindsey Graham or any other Republicans who propped up Trump’s dangerous lies for so long,”
The Biden administration and what it will mean for a country in crisis…
How the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Impacts the United States, and Why the United States Must Embrace its Entry into Force
“President-elect Biden faces many nuclear weapons policy challenges as he takes office. Under the Trump administration, the United States withdrew from [several key treaties around nuclear weapons issues] and did not extend New START, all while urging other countries to not join, or even to withdraw their ratifications to, the TPNW. The United States has a chance to return to the table on multilateral nuclear negotiations and build back better.”
“So do war crimes matter to the average American? In the short term, it appears that war crimes and their related pardons are simply new battlegrounds in the ever-expansive culture war between left and right, liberals and conservatives, that seems to have enveloped modern politics rather than becoming matters of human dignity in their own right. And that’s a damn shame.”
[Trump] is pushing the country toward genuine fascism: wholesale disregard of the law, the rule of big military, the rule of big money, Wall Street, and Silicon Valley. He is crushing workers, marginalizing women, scapegoating Mexicans, and Muslims, and Jews, and Black, brown, and indigenous people.”
“I expect serious problems in terms of civil unrest and I expect pretty draconian responses from our internal security systems, and you can look at Ferguson to get a sense of what that looks like: that’s militarized police in armored personnel carriers with 50 caliber machine guns pointed at nonviolent protesters.”
“Trump has proven to be America’s twenty-first-century maestro of death and destruction, the P.T. Barnum of, as he put it predictively enough in his Inaugural Address, “American carnage.” In fact, he’s been a master of carnage in a way no one could then have imagined.”
Democracy Now! How Fascism Works: Trump’s “Law and Order” Is Lawlessness, Fueling Racist Violence and Chaos
“…to connect these dots, from the Republican National Convention to white supremacists in the streets of U.S. cities to the president’s embrace of fringe conspiracy theories…”
“A Post-Coronavirus Economy Can No Longer Afford to Put the Pentagon First.”
“USA Today (8/26/20) framed the Trump campaign’s flagrant violation of laws against the use of the Executive Branch for political purposes as a partisan disagreement.”
Every major problem we have is global in its scope and requires global cooperation: climate crisis, COVID-19 pandemic, and nuclear war and all require international cooperation. Negotiation and diplomacy are required.
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
A webinar originating in the UK, with participants from 49 countries worldwide with an array of panelists, including Medea Benjamin, Ajama Baraka, Max Blumenthal and Vijay Prashad. Note that this is a two-hour video, but can be viewed or listened to in parts. Organising Statement: A New Cold War against China is against the interests […]
“I’m referring to is how our military industrial complex (with the help of our ruling elite and our corporate media) have stopped Trump from pushing us toward the brink of peace. …Yes, the brink of peace.”
“Since January, Trump has escalated…threats to survival. He has continued his project of dismantling the arms control regime that has provided some protection against nuclear disaster.”
“…it’s apparent that getting Trump to truly end most endless wars he laments, topple systemic militarism, address racial injustice, attempt unity, or exude a shred of empathy, would require magic more powerful than even the gay “conversion therapy” ole Mike Pence once championed.