Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: war

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,”...

The missing three-letter word in the Iran crisis

It’s always the oil. While President Trump was hobnobbing with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G-20 summit in Japan,...

I still can’t get no satisfaction

I can't get no satisfactionI can't get me no satisfactionAnd I try and I try and I try t-t-t-t-try tryI can't get...

“What does war have to do with me?”

Sometimes war sounds like the harsh crack of gunfire and sometimes like the whisper of the wind. This early morning -- in...

On Iran, It’s Trump vs. Trump

The ongoing conflict with Iran showcases all the reasons why Donald Trump remains a hit with his base.  First...

Will the U.S. launch yet another unnecessary, unjustifiable war in the...

The definition of insanity: doing the same things over again and expecting a different result. Want a really good example of this...

Trump pulls back from Iran attack as Bolton & Pompeo continue...

After threatening to strike Iran in retaliation for shooting down an unmanned U.S. drone, President Trump reportedly approved, and then abruptly called...

Can U.S. progressives stop a war with Iran?

Over the last few weeks there’s been yet another surge in tensions in the Middle East, with the Islamic Republic of Iran...

The art of shaping memory

How best to describe the recently completed allied commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France? Two words come...

How to avert the impending war on Iran

The military is currently putting the breaks on the drive to war in Iran, says a former colonel and diplomat, but concerned citizens need to step up.

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How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...