Monday, May 17, 2021

Tag: war

When do the rules apply?

The Biden administration is bending rules to drop bombs but not raise wages. That’s a mistake.

World’s worst humanitarian disaster triggered by deadly weapons from US &...

The world has yet to denounced the primary arms merchants for the more than 100,000 killings since 2015—despite accusations of “war crimes” by human rights organizations.

Trump & Biden’s secret bombing wars

President Biden cannot restore the world’s respect for American leadership, or the American public’s support for our foreign policy, by piling more lies, secrets and atrocities on top of those he has inherited.

The Pentagon, first, last, and always

Focusing on the wrong threats, including a New Cold War with China, is the last thing we can afford now.

America goes to war

Believe this at least: if we can’t stop fighting those wars across significant parts of the planet, this country won’t remain immune to them either.

Biden’s reckless Syria bombing is not the diplomacy he promised

This is not what he promised in his campaign and it is not what the American people voted for.

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."

The decline and fall of the American Empire

Will our leaders squander America's only hope for a successful transformation from a decadent and declining empire to a dynamic and prosperous post-imperial future?

Joe Biden’s peace force?

America is yet again in deep trouble.

The beginning of the end for nuclear weapons

Few antiwar activists ever thought they'd see nuclear weapons banned, but thanks to dedicated organizing, a historic UN treaty goes into effect today.

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Finally, Trumpers build their loyalty test ‘border wall’—only to keep out desperately needed voters

The party’s “rigged” addiction to sabotaging a legitimate election is itself “stealing” away its own leverage.

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s what it means...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.
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Video shows mentally ill man’s death in sheriff’s custody

“I don’t want any violence in my city. I want us to view this tape and I want us to learn what we don’t want happening here.”

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

The protest follows Israeli settlers attempted eviction of Palestinians in Sheikh Jarrah, east Jerusalem, cops’ attacks on Al Aqsa mosque and airstrikes on Gaza.

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new study estimates

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.