Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: terrorism

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

’20 years of US torture and counting’: Report details post-9/11 abuse...

"Thus far, Biden administration actions raise sobering questions about its commitment to ending the so-called 'War on Terror.'"

Terrorism: A false threat

Millions starve. Millions die yearly from preventable diseases. Millions die as a consequence of wars. Compared with these numbers, the total count of terrorist victims is vanishingly small.

The only way to effectively counter terror is to end war

Collectively, recognizing the terrible legacy of 9/11, we must agree: To counter terror, abolish war.

Insurgent extremists bet the farm, touting street terrorism, medical malpractice &...

Street violence offends the vast majority, and extremism doubles down the downside.

Time to trash the terrorist watch list, a police-state Frankenstein gone...

Any political blacklist that has a million names of “suspected terrorists” is a caricature of a police state run amok.

Will Biden’s America stop creating terrorists?

If the Biden administration really wants to stop fueling chaos and terrorism in the world, it must radically transform the CIA.

Killing democracy in America

“We have met the enemy and he is us.”

The end of war is just a beginning

What President Trump is actually proposing simply removes the most visible aspect – the troops – while continuing the bombing of eight countries and secret counter terrorism operations across almost half the globe.

US and puppet Guaido implicated in terrorism plot against Venezuela

After the arrest of an aide to Juan Guaido this week, revelations came about that the U.S. and Guaido were plotting a terror campaign against Venezuela, with mercenaries trained in Colombia from surrounding nations and funded by $1 billion in assets the U.S. seized from Venezuela.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.