Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tag: military

Enough folded flags: Military families speak out against the Afghanistan War

A nation that doesn't remember the people sent to fight on its behalf has no business sending more.

The Anti-Empire Report #160: William Blum takes on the Washington Post...

William Blum takes on the Washington Post again, in the person of columnist Max Boot, formerly of the Wall Street Journal

Why can’t we just play ball?

The militarization of sports and the redefinition of patriotism.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

Military, Deep State and the American innocence

Like fish in the water, Americans have lost the ability to notice the pervasive and omnipresent propaganda.

Commandos Sans Frontières

The global growth of U.S. special operations forces.

CIA-linked military contractor used Arizona ‘black site’ to secretly jail dozens...

A major U.S. military and CIA contractor has been detaining dozens of migrant children inside a vacant Phoenix office building with dark windows, no kitchen and only a few toilets.

Discharging immigrants: Enlistees in the US Army with legal status no...

“This decision must be reversed now, for the sake of our military, to show that America keeps its word and to uphold the very values we claim to stand for."

The Anti-Empire Report #158: Why do they flee?

Eliminating the profit motive in various sectors, or all sectors, in American society would run into a lot less opposition than one might expect.

The military industrial drain

Even if the Pentagon budget were cut in half, the United States would still outspend China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea combined.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

With planet in ‘crisis mode,’ Bernie Sanders rips Trump White House for ‘dangerous’ dismissal...

"You have an administration that virtually does not even recognize the reality of climate change and their policies, working with the fossil fuel industry, are making a bad situation worse."

Trump admin. hints it may resume family separation at border; ACLU says ‘public outcry...

A new report by Amnesty International suggests immigration officials separated some 6,000 families between April and August, a far higher number of children and parents torn apart than previously thought.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, October 15

DNA confirms Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Trump says 'we won' in regards to Christine Blasey Ford, Bernie Sanders rips White House for dismissal of climate science, and more.

Confronting climate change in a deeply unequal world

Humanity has, the scientists tell us, about a dozen years to get our environmental act together. Or else...

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