Sunday, September 15, 2019

Tag: war

Reflections on “peace” in Afghanistan

When the conflict that the Vietnamese refer to as the American War ended in April 1975, I was a U.S. Army captain...

America’s rush back to nuclear weapons

Lawrence Wilkerson is the former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell. He is current the Distinguished Adjunct Professor of...

Should we feed hungry children, or the war machine?

On August 21, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Lise Grande, put out a heartbreaking call for nations to make good on their pledges...

Bernie leads bipartisan effort to end US involvement in Saudi war...

In a recent letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the armed service committees in the U.S. House and Senate, Sen....

Did the US really intend to destroy the Soviet Union with...

74 years ago by the United States dropped the only two atomic bombs exploded in war on cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki....

In wars and weapons we trust

When I was a teenager in the 1970s, I looked to the heavens: to God and Christianity (as arbitrated by the Catholic...

Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the spies who prevented a criminal US with...

Seventy-four years ago yesterday, the U.S. dropped the first-ever atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, a non-military target of several hundred...

‘We cannot keep handing over billions to military-industrial complex,’ says Sanders...

Sen. Bernie Sanders said the United States cannot continue pouring massive sums into the Pentagon at the expense of domestic priorities after...

Iran: How Bolton tricked clueless UK conservatives into confrontation with Tehran

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – Simon Tisdall at The Guardian explains the difference between Socialist Spain and the disorganized Conservatives in control of U.K....

Merger mania

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,”...

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The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Here’s several reasons why Trump cannot take away birthright citizenship

Should a candidate for President that meets the “natural born” standard be declared unqualified because his parents were illegal?

Study confirms whale mortalities overwhelmingly caused by human activity

"Of all the causes identified, it is critical to emphasize that no adult or juvenile North Atlantic right whale deaths were a result of natural causes. Not one."

Meet Alexander von Humboldt, the first person to understand climate change — more than...

As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.

Avalanche-level liar Trump learned art of deception from the pros: US corporations

For avalanche-level lying, deceiving, and misleading, mega-mimic Donald Trump need look no further than the history of the corporate advertising industry and...