Friday, August 7, 2020

How anti-Vietnam War activists stopped violent protest from hijacking their movement

The movement must keep its focus on the issues. We must not allow ourselves to get distracted.

Debunking 10 lies about Syria and Assad

If Americans and Europeans don’t understand the true motives and facts about the Syrian war, they will be lead into calamitous military adventures and destructive global wars in the near future.

A different war: For my father on Father’s Day

The shabbier and more senseless the war...the more hollow its objectives and justifications...the more one-sided our advantage...the more distorted the news from the front...the more random the casualties on all sides.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.
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An hour with Noam Chomsky on fascism, nuclear weapons, climate change, Julian Assange &...

"They’re things like climate change, like global warming, like the Nuclear Posture Review, deregulation. These are real issues. But the Democrats aren’t going after those."

War: Where 69¢ of Each of Your Tax Dollars Goes

A high majority of U.S. tax dollars are not going to schools, universities, parks, roads, science, environment, or health, but to war. In order to shy away from this type of militaristic government, we need a peace president and congress.

As the US Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, Is Bombed, Can America Still Do Diplomacy...

The U.S. diplomatic presence in the eastern reaches of the Middle East is in question as the security for such embassies and consulates is the host countries' responsibility. But when the state has failed, we must ask: Is U.S. diplomacy even possible in much of the region?

North Korea: The costs of war, calculated

Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.

US news falsely reports that North Korea threatened to nuke US

In case it isn’t clear that U.S. News & World Report is misinforming readers with a ridiculous interpretation.

Trump must choose between a global ceasefire and America’s long lost wars

Like his predecessors from Truman to Obama, Trump has been caught in the trap of America’s blind, deluded militarism.