Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: war

Longtime reporter leaves NBC saying media is ‘Trump circus’ that encourages...

William Arkin issued the blistering critique after a 30-year relationship with NBC, calling for “Trump-free” media days and a reckoning about how the network encourages a state of perpetual warfare.

Bases, bases, everywhere…

“Undocumented bases are immune to oversight by the public and often even Congress.”

‘What kind of maniacs are running this country?:’ Pentagon rings in...

"Maybe a little more 'Happy New Year!' and a little less 'Watch... our powerful bombs of mass destruction.'"

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan are fleeing from misery &...

"Now people are fleeing from the misery and horrors for which we are responsible."

Syria: Here’s what it’s all about; the underlying reasons for this...

So here’s a message for Trump: in addition to Syria get out of Iraq, get out of Afghanistan, and get out of the entire Middle East where this current government, with an overly aggressive foreign policy, never did belong and had no right to be.

Bring the troops home, but also stop the bombing

Sustained advocacy toward the Trump administration and the new Congress by peace-loving Americans will be critical if we are to fulfill this resolution.

We can end the US war on Syria

The people were right, and the military was wrong. The war on Syria never should have happened and now must end.

The world according to the ‘adults in the room’

A year of forever war in review.

America’s mixed messages

We still want populations around the world to admire, appreciate, and respect this country as a democracy and a powerful protector. Some ships are used to make exactly that point, other ships have become the very image and essence of hardship and harm.

‘Alexa, launch our nukes!’

“Humans are not perfect, but they can empathize with their opponents and see the bigger picture. Unlike humans, autonomous weapons would have no ability to understand the consequences of their actions, no ability to step back from the brink of war.”

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

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