Tag Archives: U.S. Imperialism
Why Military Spending Is More Than You Think It Is
The plan rightly acknowledges that America’s armed forces use a downright obscene amount of energy. (According to Common Dreams, “The Pentagon’s carbon footprint is 70 percent of total U.S. emissions …
Half the Earth’s population of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles has already disappeared in the past 40 years.
It’s clear the question is not “how” the troops will be brought home, but whether they will be brought home at all.
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With the U.S. military (supposedly) withdrawing from Afghanistan, Washington and the corporate media are, once again, expressing their concern for “saving” Muslim women from oppression. […]
Our Tax Dollars “No, I am done with pretending, I am done with being quiet, aren’t you? Do we not all need to say ENOUGH! and insist we are finished with this path.” By Suzan Koch November 27. 2012 While Gazans are being murdered by the score and Israeli civilians are being targeted, […]
Lies, Damn Lies, and War Lies By davidswanson – Posted on 10 August 2012 warisacrime.org Prepared remarks for Veterans For Peace Convention 2012. Prepared to follow remarks by Nicolas “Sandy” Davies Convention theme: “Liberating the Americas: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean” Remarks theme: “U.S. Military Expansion since the End of the Cold War” Accompanying powerpoint: http://warisacrime.org/downloads/misleading2.pptx […]
An Interview With Jonathan Schell How Empires Fall (Including the American One) by ANDY KROLL March 1, 2012 Tom Dispatch When Jonathan Schell’s The Unconquerable World, a meditation on the history and power of nonviolent action, was published in 2003, the timing could not have been worse. Americans were at war — and […]
What the mainstream media won’t tell you. A brief and crucial history of the United States Please send this video to your contact list and tweet often, so that we send it viral. Let us remember “Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people” – John Adams – Second President – […]
The US is like a drunkard who charges to war with anyone who might pose a threat, ex-Senator and former US presidential candidate Mike Gravel says. RT.com Submitted by David Culver The US is like a drunkard who charges to war with anyone who might pose a threat, ex-Senator and former US presidential candidate Mike […]
Demonization, War Crimes and the Task of the Antiwar Movement By Sara Flounders worldwideWAMM September 2011 Sara Flounders will speak in Minneapolis on Wednesday, September 28, 7 p.m. at Walker Church, 31st Street and 16th Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota The antiwar movement must counter media demonization in the midst of a war mobilization and […]