Tag Archives: USA

What Activists Today Can Learn From MLK’s Bold Anti-War Stance, by Naomi LaChance

“The speech he delivered in New York, on April 4, 1967, was a speech for all humanity—for the world community. “

The CIA’s 60-Year History of Fake News: How the Deep State Corrupted Many American Writers

…but the idea that they drank the Kool-Aid and thought they were saving freedom is the part that I still don’t get.

The Pentagon and Big Oil: Militarism and Capital Accumulation

 There is no question that, in the immediate aftermath and for several years following US military conquests, wars, occupations and sanctions, US multi-national corporations lost out on profitable sites for investments. The biggest losses were in the exploitation of natural resources – in particular, gas and oil – in the Middle East, the Persian Gulf […]

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 […]

Snowden reveals US intelligence’s black budget: $52.6 billion on secret programs

$52.6 billion was set aside for [spy] operations in fiscal year 2013 RT  Home / USA / Published August 29, 2013 20:41 Edited August 30, 2013 18:14 The headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency (AFP Photo / Brendan Smialowski) Trends NSA leaks Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has leaked a new top-secret document that for the first time […]

Polly Mann> Believing in the Power of Love

Believing in the Power of Love By Polly Mann  February 2013  worldwidewamm.org I heard Fr. Elias Chacour, speak in the Twin Cities in 1984. He was one of the most moving speakers I have ever heard and yet his message was quite simple. Elias Chacour, who describes himself as Palestinian-Arab-Christian, is a firm believer in […]

NDAA on trial: White House refuses to abide with ban against indefinite detention of Americans

NDAA on trial: White House refuses to abide with ban against indefinite detention of Americans Published: 10 August, 2012, 20:44    RT  Barack Obama (AFP Photo / Jim Watson) Not only is the White House fighting in court for the power to jail Americans indefinitely without trial, but the Obama administration is refusing to tell a […]

Predator drones to start operations over North Dakota

Predator drones to start operations over North Dakota Published: 27 July, 2012, 22:03   RT   The FAA has authorized the use of remote-controlled Predator drones in the airspace above nearly 10,000 acres in North Dakota. As of this fall, unmanned military aircraft will use lasers to aim at ground targets from nearly 2 miles above […]

Goodbye, First Amendment: ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal

Goodbye, First Amendment: ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal 29 February, 2012   RT Washington: US park police detains a Christian religious activist during a pro-life demonstration in front of the White House in Washington on February 16, 2012. (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad) Just when you thought the government couldn’t ruin the First Amendment any further: The […]

Anonymous attacking creators of indefinite detention bill — RT

Anonymous attacking creators of indefinite detention bill Published: 15 December, 2011, 21:20   RT An Occupy DC protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask stands in the middle of the intersection of 15th and K Streets in Washington, DC December 7, 2011 during a “Take Back The Capitol” rally and march. More than a thousand demonstrators […]

RT: Interview with WAMM member Lisa Albrecht re Palestinian statehood

‘US shouldn’t be part of talks over Palestine’s statehood’ Published: 24 September, 2011    RT.com Click here for video:  ‘US shouldn’t be part of talks over Palestine’s statehood’ — RT   rt.com  Mahmud Abbas and Barack Obama (AFP Photo / Mandel Ngan) Lisa Albrecht, associate professor at the University of Minnesota with extensive experience of working with […]