Tag Archives: US empire
Why should the 800 US military bases abroad be closed? with Christine Ahn, David Vine and Robert Kajiwara
“The notion that perpetual war will somehow bring long-lasting peace is a peculiarly American and often recurring form of doublespeak (saying one thing and meaning the opposite) that permeates the entire national surveillance empire…”
[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.”
“Sanctions can be more deadly than bullets.”
U.S. coups d’é·tat. US interventions
No NATO. No collaboration with crime.
The history of greed in our time has yet to be written, but what a story it will someday make.
Donald Trump would have been inconceivable as president without those disastrous wars, those trillions squandered on them and on the military that’s fought them, and that certainly qualifies as “impact” enough.
End US Intervention in Iraq and Syria | Antiwar activists Marie Braun, Meredith Aby-Kierstead, Margaret Sarfehjooy
Braun: For most Americans, the Persian Gulf War ended on February 27, 1991. But the war did not end for the Iraqi people; it had only begun. The new war of sanctions, which did not allow Iraq to import sufficient medicine and food, or to repair the infrastructure, continued for 13 more long years. This sanctions war was a low intensity war; it killed an Iraqi child every 10 minutes; it killed 3500-5000 children every month; it resulted in emotional, mental and physical disabilities in more than a generation of Iraqi children.
The ISIS monster would never have emerged without the US policy of overthrowing Assad, Barry Grossman writes. Barry K. Grossman, whatsupic.com PressTV Fri Oct 10, 2014 We should avoid always falling into the trap of assuming the various elements comprising the US dominated “Empire” security apparatus hatch, plan and execute their operations in the same […]
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The Great Hunt: Return of the Burning Times By Mary Beaudoin WAMM Newsletter October 2011 The Great Hunt of today takes various forms with the whole world as hunting grounds: there are fishing expeditions to identify domestic enemies, hunts to apprehend undocumented people and suspected terrorists, and hunts for declared enemies in other countries. Today […]