Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: US military

The US is about to make nuclear war much more likely

F35A was approved to carry two nukes, making it a first-strike weapon.

US-supplied planes and bombs are slaughtering Palestinian children in Gaza

America shares the blame for Israel’s war crimes.

Trump administration stops fight against transgender troops

On January 1, 2018, openly transgender people will be allowed to enlist in the U.S. military.

Chelsea Manning v. US war criminals

In a better world, these people would look in the mirror and ask – what am I part of?

The American military uncontained

Out everywhere and winning nowhere.

The Pentagon’s new wonder weapons for world dominion

Or Buck Rogers in the 21st century.

Worth dying for?

When it comes to the war in the Greater Middle East, maybe we’re the bad guys.

Forty-five blows against democracy

How U.S. military bases back dictators, autocrats, and military regimes.

The hazards of military worship

Everyone loves the troops and their generals, but history indicates that military advice Isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

More U.S. troops, airstrikes could soon be headed to Afghanistan

An estimated increase of 3,000 to 5,000 soldiers may be deployed.

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Hype about Democrats passing the torch: Don’t get fooled again

While Pelosi quickly endorsed Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to replace her as leader, an overall closer look reveals a problematic record.

Blessings and curses of a losing Trump finale: A boon to Democrats could hurt...

It’s not clear whether benighted, garden-variety Republicanism (or Democratism) is a better stimulant for Progressive politics vs. another vapid, sensationalized, chaotic Trump circus stunt.

As corporations enjoy record-high profits, experts urge Congress to ‘rein them in’

"Instead of raising interest rates and slowing the economy toward a recession, Congress and Biden should be taking aim at corporate price gouging."

Populist climate action requires thinking about freedom from specific oppressors—not just species survival

The climate crisis is a form of oppression by a wealthy few.

San Francisco approves police deployment of potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots

“Robots will only be used as a deadly force option when [the] risk of loss of life to members of the public or officers is imminent and outweighs any other force option available to SFPD.”