Friday, January 27, 2023

Tag: Syria

Unworthy victims?

Reminder: Most of the victims of the global problem of out-of-control militarism don’t get the same attention from the Western press.

Talon Anvil, Task Force 9 and the terrible cost of the...

Subsidizing militarism in search of monsters overseas seems more and more like the American way. With the new focus on near peer competitors like Russia and China, the dangers are only growing.

‘Infuriating’ report reveals ‘breathtaking cover-up’ of US airstrike that killed Syrian...

"The U.S. needs to leave Syria ASAP. Our military presence there makes us LESS safe!"

Why is cryptocurrency popular in war zone areas, with an example...

Until the circumstance changes, Idlib's trades and exchanging work areas will probably stay connected up to the digital currency economy, even as close to every day airstrikes focus on the towns and field encompassing them.

‘It should be easier to raise minimum wage than to drop...

"We need to work to extricate from the Middle East, not escalate."

Castle Black, the Syrian withdrawal, and the Battle of the Bases

Given Washington’s penchant for Middle Eastern military missions, the likelihood of yet more U.S. bases across the region and talk of several Game of Thrones prequels still to come.

“Meltdown”: Trump defends Syria withdrawal as house votes 354 to 60...

As the displacement of 300,000 civilians over Turkey’s assault on Kurdish-controlled areas continues in northern Syria, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday...

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

Norvergence – From Syrian children holding Pokemon Go placard to save...

Environmentalists at Norvergence believe that the different ways in which today’s generation especially children are raising their voice against injustice or climate...

Amnesty urges US to pay reparations to Syrians after killing 1,600...

"We’ve been presenting our cases to the U.S. coalition, asking them to acknowledge them and to move forward with some form of restitution and reparations."

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.