Saturday, March 23, 2019

Three Days of Infamy

On Monday, December 8th, 1941 FDR stood before Congress and said "December 7th, 1941, a date that will live in infamy..." and...

Whose blood, whose treasure?

Isn’t it time that the U.S. sought to invade and occupy a different "land" entirely: an undiscovered country – a future – defined by peace?
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ACLU: The US is acting like an authoritarian regime by barring ICC officials probing...

In September, national security adviser John Bolton threatened U.S. sanctions against ICC judges if they continued to investigate alleged war crimes committed by U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
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The military-industrial complex: Trump’s ties to Boeing in spotlight amid probes of 737 MAX...

Boeing has such clout in Washington, particularly on the defense side, but also viewed as a major commercial force in its airline business.

Venezuela: US imperialism is based on lies and threats

The popular movement is positioned to stop the Venezuela coup and prevent a military attack. Our solidarity efforts in the U.S. may prevent them from having to suffer more.

In a historic vote, Senate passes War Powers Resolution to end support of Saudi-led...

“This is historic. For the first time in 45 years, Congress is one step closer to withdrawing U.S. forces from an unauthorized war.”

The world’s most dangerous divide

If nuclear war comes, it will happen because of a calculation or miscalculation by India or Pakistan.

School shooters and drones

In its endless wars, America has been the true school shooter on this planet, terrorizing the global classroom with a remarkable lack of consequences.
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Greenwald: White House spread false story about Venezuela burning aid trucks to win support...

"Every time the U.S. wants to start a new war, it does it the same way, which is, it invents some really inflammatory, emotionally wrenching lie that gets people to hate the government they want to topple so much that they set their rationality aside and support the war."

Is a war with Iran on the horizon?

As the Trump administration accelerates its efforts to seek a confrontation, will they find an echo among Iranian hardliners who’d like nothing more than a face-off with the United States?