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Tag: war

The voiceless left stands before the monster of history

If you do not take hold of the monster within, he will take hold of you. Both on a personal basis as well as the monster we know as human history.

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.

Hearts and minds

As with the needless sacrifice of our young Amerikans during Vietnam, ditto for the use of them again in these Middle Eastern 'phony wars'. 

Destroying Raqqa in order to save it

The devastation of Raqqa was not covered in the English language press with the same vigor as the earlier battle for Aleppo.

Americans and their love for perpetual wars

America can be – or rather, can only be – prosperous and strong without engaging in perpetual wars and aggression.

President Nero

As so much of the world burns, America’s answer to Nero, rather than fiddling, seems intent on pouring more gasoline on the fires.

Dead nation walking

Regardless of who is our president, from either of the two ‘War Parties’, military spending has been going through the roof.

Psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton on duty to warn: Trump’s “relation to...

Robert Jay Lifton discusses what is now happening between the U.S. and North Korea, and Iran, and President Trump’s closest aides expressing concern that Trump is unraveling.

The calm before the storm? What is it, how long will...

Are we Americans in the calm before a storm? What lies ahead for the people of this country?

Can a war of words become a world of war?

Andrew Bacevich and Bill Moyers talk Trump and Kim Jong Un.

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The new poll tax

These state laws are another form of voter suppression – like gerrymandering, voter ID requirements, and bars on anyone with felony convictions from voting.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

The U.S. is stockpiling nuclear arms, and the cost is astonishing

We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.

CBS and PBS fire Charlie Rose amid sexual harassment allegations

“Women cannot achieve equality in the workplace or in society until there is a reckoning and a taking of responsibility.”

Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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