Sunday, December 4, 2022

NPR devotes almost two hours to Afghanistan over two weeks—and 30 seconds to US...

If NPR cared about the Afghan people, its coverage would be aimed at informing listeners about how their country’s policies are dramatically hurting Afghans.

As Afghanistan faces economic crisis, U.S. could help prevent mass starvation by unfreezing funds

“At least preventing starvation in Afghanistan is still our duty.”

Unworthy victims?

Reminder: Most of the victims of the global problem of out-of-control militarism don’t get the same attention from the Western press.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.

As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world reaches record-high military...

Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.

The weaponization of food

Russia and Ukraine have come to an agreement on food exports. Will the deal hold?

The nasty voices in our heads

The paranoid nature of American foreign and domestic policy.

The enduring tyranny of oil

War, inflation, geopolitical rivalry, and soaring world temperatures.

Joe Biden, anti-interventionist president?

If the Biden Administration has successfully pulled away from the unpopular and unwinnable ‘War on Terror’, why aren’t they taking credit for it and winning over the segment of the U.S. population that might rally behind him for doing so?

Imperial detritus

Henry Luce's dream comes undone.