Saturday, November 27, 2021

Tag: war crimes

That expression Trump keeps using

It doesn’t mean what he thinks it means.
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ACLU: The US is acting like an authoritarian regime by barring...

In September, national security adviser John Bolton threatened U.S. sanctions against ICC judges if they continued to investigate alleged war crimes committed by U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
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Jennifer Harbury: Today’s refugee crisis Is blowback from US dirty wars...

"The United States has everything to do with the creation of the monsters that are driving the refugees up to our border."

No indication in the US that the country is at war...

Keeping it normal in the world's leading rogue nation.

From a concert in Las Vegas to a funeral in Yemen,...

Just as we are trying to get Congress to take action on gun control, so we must demand that Congress act to stop the US support for mass murder in Yemen.  

ICC report accuses CIA of committing war crimes

While investigating allegations of torture and forced rectal feedings committed by CIA officers, the ICC is currently determining whether to prosecute any U.S. citizens responsible for committing war crimes.

McRaven’s Delusional, Dangerous National Security Strategy

Whatever McRaven’s explanation, he might consider whether instead of continuing to use our military power to try to shore up our morally bankrupt empire, we should start to tell the truth and take those moral principles seriously before we repeat our mistakes once again.

The Real Enemy Is Within

"There will be no genuine democratic, social, economic or political reform until we destroy our permanent war machine." It's time we confront the war industry and the crimes of an empire.

Thou Shalt Not Kill

The U.S. military machine has committed egregious war crimes and serves not to democracy or freedom, but corporate profit. We should think before we bow to glorious violence and war.

Hiding America’s War Crimes in Laos, While Reporting on the Grim...

The NY Times recently reported on the “Secret War” by the U.S. against Laos, but it failed to mention that this bombing and strafing campaign was targeted. Did the NY Times coverup Washington's war crimes committed in Laos?

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Normalizing vigilantism? The American right’s reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict

“This might be interpreted across the far right as a type of permission slip to do this kind of thing or to seek out altercations in this way.”

Sociology can help the climate crisis

Climate change is caused by people acting in groups, after all, and sociology is the study of people acting in groups.

Ethiopia conflict by US design

The U.S. and her puppets (UK, EU etc) have, to the incredulity of many, stood behind the terrorists and not the government of Ethiopia, or the Ethiopian people.

The big industry that COP26 failed to tackle

Our broken and inhumane food system is a huge source of emissions, so why isn’t it a major part of the climate solution?
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How unaccountable institutions are shaping your life

Three centers of power increasingly dominate our lives: The Supreme Court, the Federal Reserve, and Big Tech.