A Multi-Trillion-Dollar Bridge to Nowhere in the Greater Middle East.
In the aftermath of the Memorial Day military parades and with a new administration looming on the horizon, a critical task for the coming year is to build a renewed, more vibrant, interracial, and multi-generational peace movement that will pressure the next administration.
Despite troop reductions, the Pentagon's war budget is increasing.
"Burn and bury" kits that allow people to print out their own Confederate flag at home, suitable for burning.
The line of the Obama administration had been that US troops on the ground in Iraq and Syria were only trainers and advisors. But US forces have exceeded that role.
What follows are some excerpts from letters sent to William Astore’s dad.
$596 billion was spent on the military in 2015 and Republicans are looking to increase the defense budget even more.
Controlling the Narrative: Two Recent Articles Offer Very Different Insights into Obama’s Foreign Policy
The Obama administration’s reliance on covert ops and prosecutions of whistle-blowers will be big black marks on its record and the effects of both will be felt long after this President leaves office.
“We are humans—we have great big brains that are hard-wired for all possible responses, from violent to nonviolent, which makes us the unique species neurologically capable of infinite, illimitable choice. Let’s be wise about it.”
Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan will be remembered for challenging the conscience of the Catholic church and the nation on the dangers of militarism.