Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: military

Ominous history in real time: Where we are now in the...

This article is adapted from the new edition of Norman Solomon’s book “Made Love, Got War,” just published as a free e-book.

How awesome is ‘awesome’?

Will the U.S. military under Lloyd Austin's leadership recover its long-lost awesomeness?

Eyes are always on you

In the post-9/11 years, military has become part and parcel of a distinctly all-American “surveillance” culture.

Working for a real mad man

The military stood up to Donald Trump. Who will now stand up to the military?

US militarism’s toxic impact on climate policy

That will require the United States to seriously reduce the military budget and commit to peaceful, practical diplomacy with China and Russia.

Biden’s revenge: Fueling ‘madness of militarism’

The president’s pledge of revenge in Afghanistan was a prelude to yet another episode of what Martin Luther King Jr. called “the madness of militarism.”

Heating up the hot spots

Climate change could function as a “threat multiplier” in already touchy regions of the globe, perhaps triggering armed conflicts over water, arable land, or other resources.

Squad & Co: Unite as a block to downsize Biden’s military...

This is the moment to demand a substantial cut in military spending that defunds new nuclear weapons.

MLK opposed ‘poverty, racism & militarism’ in speech one year before...

“Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism and militarism.”

Rewarding failure

Why Pentagon weapons programs rarely get canceled despite major problems...

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Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.
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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.