Thursday, July 18, 2019

Spring stirrings and misgivings

Of autocrats and uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa

Trump channels Nero

Our descendants will thank us and curse the greedy grabber polluters. 

Michael Flynn’s Russia timeline

Below are some key events in the Russia investigation involving Flynn from our larger story, “Timeline of Russia Investigation.”

Power begins at home: Vote

Building power at the state level matters now more than ever.

As the US Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, Is Bombed, Can America Still Do Diplomacy...

The U.S. diplomatic presence in the eastern reaches of the Middle East is in question as the security for such embassies and consulates is the host countries' responsibility. But when the state has failed, we must ask: Is U.S. diplomacy even possible in much of the region?

Pardon me!

High crimes and demeanors in the Age of Trump.

Why I Support the BDS Movement Against Israel

Chris Hedges believes: The fight for the Palestinians is our fight to win. We must stand with all of the oppressed in the BDS movement and stop the corporate capitalism and the neoliberal ideology that sustains oppression.

Drones: The Rapidly Growing Menace to America and the World

The U.S. government has been approved to use drones, not only in the Middle East, but in the U.S. This might be a technological breakthrough, but numerous issues will occur that cannot be undone.

Clean Hands, Dirty Hands… No Hands!

Seven years ago Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick wrote a book (and Stone followed with a 10 part series on The Showtime...

If Donald Trump Would Track Muslims and Close Mosques, What Would He Do to...

Trump’s increasingly erratic pronouncements are part of a steady escalation of frightening rhetoric in the Republican presidential campaign.