Tuesday, February 25, 2020

We need to treat nuclear war like the emergency it is

Alarmingly, the Trump administration is shredding arms control agreements and deploying “more usable” nuclear weapons.

Where have you gone, Smedley Butler?

A nation turns its lonely eyes to (someone like) you...

Never Give a Sucker…

The real patriots are we folks who do NOT wish to send our young soldiers to all those places overseas to either kill or be killed for strictly the purposes of this Military Industrial Empire!

The perpetual war scam

This Military Industrial Empire cannot allow too much attention on a fairer economy for working stiffs, or better health and dental coverage, or better roads, bridges, schools, libraries, first providers and teachers.

Afghan troops say Taliban are brothers and war is ‘not really our fight.’

Afghan troops whose lives hang in the balance in the latest peace talks.

Can the world’s second superpower rise from the ashes of twenty years of war?

The peace movement’s small victories demonstrate that we have more power to challenge U.S. militarism than most Americans realize.

The war in questions

Making sense of the age of carnage.

World War III’s newest battlefield

Looking forward today, however, the prospect of a catastrophic World War III is again becoming all too imaginable and this time, it appears, an incident in the Arctic could prove the spark for Armageddon.

The Iraq War has cost the US nearly $2 trillion

The bill of war to the U.S. to date would be an estimated $1,922 billion in current dollars.

The art of the deal, Pentagon-style

For when it comes to the military-industrial complex and its power and prerogatives, even Trump has met his match.