Monday, November 18, 2019

Killing Someone Else’s Beloved

Who will get your support as the best candidate to continue killing the loved ones of others?

Let’s Talk About Hillary Clinton and Saudi Arabia

U.S. activists must follow the example of our European allies and demand that our government stop supplying the Saudi rulers with weapons to bomb civilians in Yemen and repress its own citizens.

Burn Pits, Climate Change and the US Military

While it’s obvious that the Democratic candidates are much better on these issues than the four Republicans still seeking their party’s nomination, the media needs to take a share of the blame for so rarely bringing up the topic.

Canada Took In 25,000 Syrian Refugees In Four Months. The U.S. Accepted 841 In...

It will take until 2020 for the U.S. to meet it's 2016 goal at this rate.

Don’t Be Fooled — Lindsey Graham and the GOP Establishment Are Just as Crazy...

That Graham looks at Trump and sees someone speaking in a completely different diction from himself, or hears the crazy in Trump’s pronouncements but not in his known, just underlines how hard it is for us to estimate our own failings.

War, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing.

And no kidding, that’s the literal truth when it comes to war, American-style.

Militant MadAmerika

“In her great piece, Sara Gray makes the connection between kids playing at 'first person shooter games' and being in live combat. She explains how these kinds of games desensitize heavy players to images of violence- thus, isn't it easy to imagine shooting someone in real life when you spend all day simulating shooting someone?”

How a Pink Flower Defeated the World’s Sole Superpower

Even in troubled Afghanistan, there are alternatives whose sum could potentially slice through this Gordian knot of a policy problem.

Former Guantánamo Chief Summoned by French Court Over Torture Allegations

General Geoffrey Miller presided over the U.S. military prison in Cuba from 2002 to 2004, after then-President George Bush approved of ‘enhanced interrogation’ techniques including waterboarding.

Pakistan’s Parliament First in the World to Go 100% Solar

“Pakistan’s solar insolation is one of the highest in the world, and foreign investors are taking note.”