Tag Archives: Washington DC
January 11, 2018 marked the 16th year that Guantanamo prison has exclusively imprisoned Muslim men, subjecting many of them to torture and arbitrary detention. …Forty-one hearts still beat in Guantanamo prison cells. That’s forty-one too many.
There are more than 16,000 nuclear weapons worldwide and over 150 Minute Men III silos exist in farm fields across the heartland with hundreds more housed on Air Force bases.
Exclusive: The armchair warriors of Official Washington are eager for a new war, this time with Russia over Ukraine, and they are operating from the same sort of mindless “group think” and hostility to dissent that proved so disastrous in Iraq, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry ConsortiumNews.org January 30, 2015 If you wonder how the […]
Washington’s role in Ukraine, and its backing for the regime’s neo-Nazis, has huge implications for the rest of the world John Pilger The Guardian 13 May 2014 A pro-Russian activist with a shell casing and a US-made meal pack that fell from a Ukrainian army APC in an attack on a roadblock on 3 May in Andreevka, […]
Everyone knows about the military-industrial complex, which, in his farewell address, President Eisenhower warned had the potential to “endanger our liberties or democratic process” but have you heard of the “Deep State?” Moyers & Company February 21, 2014 Mike Lofgren, a former GOP congressional staff member with the powerful House and Senate Budget Committees, […]
He was politically conservative, a gun owner, a geek – and the man behind the biggest intelligence leak in history. In this exclusive extract from his new book, Luke Harding looks at Edward Snowden’s journey from patriot to America’s most wanted: The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man Luke Harding The Guardian, Friday […]
The U.S. snubs treaties, obligations and universal principles. It was frequently noted during the 2012 presidential campaign that Obama and Romney had nearly identical opinions on major policy issues, including their shared approval of the United States’ aggressive policy of drone attacks. (Creative Commons/Wikimedia) BY NOAM CHOMSKY November 6, 2013 InTheseTimes.com WEB ONLY// FEATURES To take a typical example, […]
Tomgram: Engelhardt, Advice from the Colonel By Tom Engelhardt October 10, 2013 tomdispatch.com [Tom Dispatch Editor’s Note: In the sequester and government-shutdown era, the classic military newspaper Stars and Stripes is facing some of the problems of its civilian brethren and sodownsizing its print edition. Among the features to go: Dear Abby. As it happens, TomDispatch is ready to step into […]
August 23, 2013 Moyers & Company Bill talks with journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book,This Town, a city where money rules the day and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. “If you can sell yourself as someone who knows how Washington works, someone who has these […]
Visit http://Doo-Occupy.org to learn more and register for the Doo-Occupy, Bail Out America trainings and actions that will take place in Washington, DC from Friday night March 30 through Tuesday, April 3. Join us – Be part of it – it is going to be EPIC! This music video was created as part of the Doo-Occupy, Bail […]
Crashing the Gates: How a Handful of Progressive Activists Brought Liberal Talk-Radio Back to the Nation’s Capitol
Crashing the Gates: How a Handful of Progressive Activists Brought Liberal Talk-Radio Back to the Nation’s Capitol By Joshua Holland February 4, 2012 AlterNet DC is the most liberal region of the country, but until now all the talk on the radio dial skewed right. The District of Columbia, Gallup tells us, is the most progressive region […]
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Dear Friend, We have now passed our first month on Freedom Plaza! The first week of our second month is filled with great activities. Please join us! On Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 Ben and Jerry’s is bringing ice cream. That night, Andy Shallal of Bus Boys and Poets will serve dinner to celebrate our first month on the Plaza. We’ll have discussions […]
OWS: Washington Still Doesn’t Get It By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone 25 October 11 I’ll have more coming out about this in a few days, but there have been two disgusting developments in the realm of plutocratic intervention on behalf of Wall Street that everyone protesting should take note of. The fact that both […]
Video> AFP member travels from Toronto to Washington DC on 10 year anniversary to call for an end to the war in Afghanistan.
Uploaded by afghans4peace on Oct 9, 2011 AFP member travels from Toronto to Washington DC on 10 year anniversary to call for an end to the war in Afghanistan. WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from the blog website. […]
A Call to Action – Oct. 6, 2011 and onward October 2011.org October 2011 is the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan and the beginning of the 2012 federal austerity budget. It is time to light the spark that sets off a true democratic, nonviolent transition to a world in which people are freed […]