Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: endless war

Moral injury and the forever wars

What Americans don’t want to hear...

America’s Afghan war is ending. What about Iraq — and Iran?

Even as Biden sticks to the Afghanistan withdrawal, he's launching strikes in Iraq and delaying a return to the Iran deal.

Who authorized America’s wars?

And why they never end...

With Afghanistan withdrawal underway, new report reveals costs of post-9/11 wars...

“Americans do not fully understand, do not acknowledge, the sacrifices that allies made in Afghanistan,” said the report’s author.

Contrary to what Biden said, U.S. warfare in Afghanistan is set...

The U.S. war in Afghanistan won’t end just because President Biden and U.S. news media tell us so.

Is the long war finally ending?

Withdrawing several thousand U.S. troops from Afghanistan is just the tip of the iceberg.

America’s longest war winds down

For one thing should be clear by now: over the course of the nation’s longest war, the American Century breathed its last.

Moving on from the War on Terror?

Checking in after six months...

War in Syria: 10 years and still counting

Despite a decade of battling and a wrecked country, al-Assad remains immovably in power on military help from Iran and Russia.

It’s almost twenty years since 9/11

Can we finally stop marching to disaster?

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Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media is looking the...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

The far right’s new-old war on women

From the Trumpists who attacked the U.S. Capitol to far-right populists in Europe, insecurities about women are a major ideological motivation that often goes underappreciated. Mainstream conservatives, in particular, should be wary of the role that gender issues play in opening the door to extremists.

The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

How Civil Rights Leader Bob Moses used math literacy to push for racial equality

The Algebra Project is a nonprofit dedicated to helping students from historically marginalized communities develop math literacy.