Friday, December 6, 2019

Iraqis rise up against 16 years of ‘made in the USA’ corruption

“Protesters are demanding the overthrow of a political class seen as corrupt and serving foreign powers."

Study finds Iraqi children born near US base have increased rates of congenital deformities

“The radioactive footprint of the military could be cleaned up if we had officials who wanted to do so.”

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Recalling the hundreds of thousands of civilian victims of America’s endless ‘war on terror’

It’s time we as a nation gave some thought to and did some penance for all those civilian deaths and combatant deaths as we remember 9-11.

Trump’s border wall pulls funding from military base schools and daycares

The Pentagon released a statement on Wednesday saying it has authorized $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund 175 miles...

Should we feed hungry children, or the war machine?

On August 21, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Lise Grande, put out a heartbreaking call for nations to make good on their pledges...

Bernie leads bipartisan effort to end US involvement in Saudi war in Yemen

In a recent letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the armed service committees in the U.S. House and Senate, Sen....

Are Sanders and Warren throwing a lifeline to the military-industrial complex?

Without a genuine commitment to peace and disarmament, the next president will find him- or herself caught in the same bind as Obama and Trump.

Nuclear disarmament should be a top 2020 campaign issue but is being ignored

With none of the major presidential candidates raising this kind of nuclear disarmament program, it is up to the US peace movement and Green Party candidates up and down the ticket to inject these demands into the 2020 elections.

Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.