One of these days, we might even have an actual national debate about global heating
School Shootings and Drone Wars: America’s Invisible Ways of Violence
The U.S. military and CIA drones that regularly terrorize, maim, and kill civilians, are the equivalents of the disturbed shooters
Could Trump try to Save himself by Wagging the Dog with an Iran War?
By Bob Dreyfuss | – (Tomdispatch.com) – Here’s the foreign policy question of questions in 2019: Are President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, all severely weakened at home and with few allies abroad, reckless enough to set off a war with Iran? Could military actions designed […]
A Teenage War Resister in Israel: An Antiwar Story from the Embattled Middle East
By Rory Fanning | – (Tomdispatch.com) – Hilel Garmi’s phone is going straight to voicemail and all I’m hoping is that he’s not back in prison. I’ll soon learn that he is. Prison 6 is a military prison. It’s situated in the Israeli coastal town of Atlit, a short walk from the Mediterranean Sea and […]
Our Man from Boeing: Has the Arms Industry Captured Trump’s Pentagon?
Candidate Donald Trump saw the revolving door between government and industry as a problem.
Where have all the Creatures Gone? Long Time Passing… (Hint: We’ve Killed Them Off)
The Age of Biological Annihilation
Massive Blue Wave Answered GOP Bigotry, but also Challenges Dem Establishment
A new House majority will be nearly 1/2 women, 1/3 people of color, and include more Muslim Americans, Native Americans, and LGBTQ members
One Small Step by a Trump into Nuclear Armageddon
By James Carroll | – (Tomdispatch.com) – It was only an announcement, but think of it as the beginning of a journey into hell. Last week, President Donald Trump made public his decision to abrogate the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a 1987 agreement with the Soviet Union. National Security Advisor John Bolton, a Cold […]
The real Mob? Consider Kavanaugh, Trump and the other Spoiled Rich Gangbangers
By Robert Lipsyte | – – (Tomdispatch.com) – Brett Kavanaugh’s hellish Supreme Court fraternity pledge week offered many lessons, but the most powerful, if least noted, was about the raising of boys in America — all boys, not just the groomed Georgetown elite from which the judge emerged. Too many boys are raised in packs, […]