Hedges: Waltzing Toward Armageddon with the Merchants of Death
“The Ukrainian war has silenced the last vestiges of the Left. Nearly everyone has giddily signed on for the great crusade against the latest embodiment of evil, Vladimir Putin, who, like all our enemies, has become the new Hitler. The United States will give $13.6 billion in military and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine, with the Biden administration authorizing on Saturday an additional $200 million in military assistance.”
Our Invisible Government, by Chris Hedges
The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.
Banality of Evil Redux
IMAGINE ADOLF EICHMANN was never prosecuted for his war crimes. Instead, he wrote a book.
Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt
As Pollock says: “What she was afraid of was the tendency to devalue action, for the economic to overtake the political.”
Henry A. Giroux | America’s Addiction to Terrorism
Giroux discusses torture, militarisation, surveillance, racism, education and austerity … and draws the links to the military-industrial-academic complex.
U.S. Military Operations Are Biggest Motivation for Homegrown Terrorists, FBI Study Finds
Sageman says that the shortcomings of CVE models reflect a misapprehension of what drives political violence.
Evergreene Digest | Clinton And Trump, Call Your Office: America’s Bipartisan Policy Of Perpetual War Has Failed To Deliver Peace
This approach (Perpetual War) is based on the belief that Washington is capable of solving every international problem. If only unnamed bright people implemented theoretically brilliant strategies backed by unidentified resolute citizens, terrorism would be suppressed, ISIS would be defeated, Russia would be compliant, Iraq would be successful, Syria would be peaceful, Libya would be […]
Dr. Nafeez Ahmed | Pentagon Preparing For Mass Civil Breakdown
The project’s 14 case studies each “involve extensive interviews with ten or more activists and militants in parties and NGOs who, though sympathetic to radical causes, have chosen a path of non-violence.”
Michael German | The Failure of Our Counter-Intelligence Discourse (Video)
Michael German, former FBI agent and a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program at the New York University of Law, spoke at Peacestock on terrorism. Peacestock is sponsored by Minnesota Chapters of Veterans for Peace.