Monday, February 24, 2020

Tag: Iraq

Prince of darkness: Blackwater’s founder promotes a dangerous solution to America’s...

“I grew up around the auto industry. Customers would say to my dad, ‘We have this need.’ He would then use his own money to create prototypes to fulfill those needs. He took the ‘If you build it they will come’ approach.” —Erik Prince

Court overturns murder conviction and prison sentences for Blackwater killers

“Their poor judgments resulted in the deaths of many innocent people.”

Killing civilians in Iraq and Syria

The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.

Pyrrhic victory in Mosul

If a reconciliation cannot be achieved between Iraq’s Sunni and Shia populations, it’s almost a certainty that the country will continue to be afflicted by Daesh or some successor group.

Why does Donald Trump insist on more military spending?

Americans are tired of war, yet Donald Trump’s budget sends an unfortunate but clear message.

Whistleblowers, moral injury, and endless war

Was Chelsea Manning motivated by moral injury?

Mosul on my mind

What it really means to be on a “flattening” planet.

How to lose the next war in the Middle East

The short answer: Fight it!

Cassius was correct

How many Amerikans, like the good Germans in 1940, cheered the carpet bombing of Iraq, and the subsequent invasion?

President blowback

How the invasion of Iraq came home.

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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.