Sunday, September 27, 2020

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

Organizations call on Biden to incorporate nuclear disarmament into campaign

"The United States urgently needs a leader who will have the courage to look at, think hard about, and speak openly about the dire perils posed by our country's vast nuclear arsenal."

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”

Mike Pompeo and the push for two Cold Wars

If there was ever a time to embrace the kind of international cooperation the left has always called for, it’s during a global pandemic.

“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.

Why the high dudgeon over alleged Russian bounties for Taliban slaying of US troops

Certainly they want Trump to look bad for not loudly condemning the Russians for this alleged atrocity.

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

Trump’s record on foreign policy: Lost wars, new conflicts and broken promises

Building a new anti-war movement that is connected to the domestic anti-police struggle is the only thing that can rein in U.S. militarism.