Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: War on terror

The civilian deaths you haven’t heard about

The casualties of America's never-ending global war on terror.

Muslims and the War on Terror: Two-plus decades of ‘othering’

Maha Hilal’s “Innocent Until Proven Muslim” lays bare the War on Terror’s toll on constitutional rights and marginalized communities.

’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.'"

The endless shadow of the war on terror

Is the war on terror itself over? Apparently not.

Progressives welcome ‘incredibly encouraging news’ of planned US withdrawal from Afghanistan

"Let's make sure the U.S. does not continue to fight there via other means—CIA, contractors, airwars, drones."

Cost of War: US ‘counterterrorism’ activities in 85 countries

"If the U.S. is truly to end the post-9/11 wars and related activities around the world, then the U.S. public and its leaders must take a broader view of their reach."

‘Horrifically catastrophic’: Report finds so-called US war on terror has displaced...

"The scale of the disaster the United States has inflicted on the world—through three war on terror presidencies—is staggering."

A different war: For my father on Father’s Day

The shabbier and more senseless the war...the more hollow its objectives and justifications...the more one-sided our advantage...the more distorted the news from the front...the more random the casualties on all sides.

Recalling the hundreds of thousands of civilian victims of America’s endless...

It’s time we as a nation gave some thought to and did some penance for all those civilian deaths and combatant deaths as we remember 9-11.

Should we fight a war on white terrorism?

Although its precise scale is hard to measure, violent white supremacy is clearly a problem in the United States. 

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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.”

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.

How America can stop violence against health care workers

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