Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: U.S. Military

The names you’ll never know

Over the last 20 years, the United States has conducted more than 93,300 air strikes that killed between 22,679 and 48,308 civilians.

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?

9/11 at 20: Two decades of missed opportunities

In the face of all this suffering, it’s clear that $21 trillion in spending hasn’t made us any safer.

9/11’s legacy of drone warfare has changed how we view the...

The “war on terror”, due to its elusive nature as a war with blurry and unachievable objectives, has resulted in the west fighting an “endless war”.

Since 9/11, US has spent $21 trillion on militarism at home...

“Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars.”

Blood in the sand

The U.S. has nothing to show for its efforts after trillions of dollars were spent on wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya, and beyond, but blood in the sand.

Biden could have spared Afghanistan and US 6 months of pointless...

The Taliban opted to push the U.S. out, understandably not believing that Biden was anymore sincere about ending the war and leaving their country than were presidents Bush, Obama or Trump before him.

Pivoting to America

Let’s reinvent the U.S. military for real national defense...

Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.

Making sense of a viral military

A military spouse’s perspective on the Pentagon’s flawed response to the pandemic.

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.