Friday, October 15, 2021

Tag: drone strikes

The banality of Haspel

It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.

Get the data: A list of U.S. air and drone strikes,...

US drones and jets have been bombing Afghanistan since late 2001 and the airstrikes look set to continue into the Trump administration.

US Finally Admits It Has No Idea Who It Is Assassinating...

Even though President Obama gave assurance to drone strikes, the U.S. just recently admitted to not knowing who it was targeting in its recent attack that resulted in an American casualty. Does this war crime characterize the U.S. drone program?

Who Counts?

Tom Engelhardt explores body counts, drones and “collateral damage” in the twenty-first-century world of drone warfare. But one question reigns supreme: Who counts?

Eight Americans Killed by CIA Drone Strikes

A U.S. drone strike recently executed eight U.S. citizens without due process. With more than 3,852 casualties in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen, why does the Obama administration continue to allow the CIA to operate signature strikes with impunity?

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The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Big oil to testify before Congress, new report confirms

“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”

‘Striketober’ in full swing as nearly 100,000 workers authorize work stoppages

“You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions,” said former Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

Senate to vote on the Freedom to Vote Act next week

“To pass meaningful legislation, we must put aside our differences and find the common ground within our party.”

I was targeted under Louisiana’s felony trespassing law for reporting on police working for...

When reporters are no longer allowed to report the truth, we all lose.