Tag Archives: Globalization/Empire

▶ David Swanson: World Beyond War

David Swanson talks about the organization World Beyond War and its goals http://www.worldbeyondwar.org Swanson spoke at a Pax Christi Conference in Michigan: Pax Christi Michigan is honored to welcome author, activist, radio host, and journalist David Swanson to be our keynote speaker. His books advocate the abolition of war and its replacement by a culture of peace. He is […]

Evergreene Digest: Venezuela and U.S. military intervenes in Latin America, Honduras, protests in Brazil

U.S. Meddling Escalates: Venezuela – A new crisis
A Public Forum, Minneapolis

On March 9, President Obama issued an executive order declaring that Venezuela is “an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security” and ordered sanctions on seven Venezuelan state officials. The U.S. has maintained a hostile stance to Venezuela and it’s government, including CIA and other meddling and support for coup attempts.

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Tomgram: Engelhardt, Is a New Political System Emerging in This Country?

Engelhardt: don’t for a second think that the American political system isn’t being rewritten on the run by interested parties in Congress, our present crop of billionaires, corporate interests, lobbyists, the Pentagon, and the officials of the national security state.

Henry Giroux: Reclaiming the Radical Imagination — Challenging Casino Capitalism’s Punishing Factories

A society consisting of the sum of its vanity and greed is not a society at all but a state of war.   — Lewis Lapham By Henry A. Giroux  13 January 2014  Truthout.org | Op-Ed (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) The Gilded Age is back, with huge profits for the ultrarich, hedge fund managers and the major players in the financial […]

LEAH BOLGER> Living Under Drones: A First-Person Report from the Peace Delegation to Pakistan

  LEAH BOLGER> Living Under Drones: A First-Person Report from the Peace Delegation to Pakistan Leah Bolger, current board member and previous national president of Veterans for Peace, will speak at the WAMM Annual Meeting, March 23, 2013 on “Living Under Drones.” Leah is a member of the Peace Caravan that went to Pakistan in October 2012 […]

ACLU Liberty Watch> American Pie

The Preamble The Constitution and the Campaign Trail: A Weekly Update  www.ACLULibertyWatch.org July 3, 2012 AMERICAN PIE While President Obama is picnicking at Camp David and Mitt Romney is busy competing in his family Olympiad, ACLU Liberty Watch is hard at work defending the Constitution. We’re sorry to report thatA an apple pie was pulled […]

Noam Chomsky> Somebody Else’s Atrocities

 Somebody Else’s Atrocities by Noam Chomsky  Published: Monday 4 June 2012   Nation of Change In the history of human rights, the worst atrocities are always committed by somebody else, never us – whoever “us” is.  In his penetrating study “Ideal Illusions: How the U.S. Government Co-Opted Human Rights,” international affairs scholar James Peck observes, […]

Camillo “Mac” Bica> Remembering the Context of War Crimes: The Crime of War Itself

Remembering the Context of War Crimes: The Crime of War Itself by Camillo “Mac” Bica    25 February 2012      Truthout | Op-Ed (Image: Lance Page / Truthout; Adapted:hans van den berg, The U.S. Army) One would think that, by now, America would have made the connection between war and atrocity. Or, are we too obsessed with […]

How the Media Is Taking Us Toward War With Iran

Media lies and the onset of war. Iraq. Began with big lies. Ending with big lies. Never forget. Robert Parry | Slip-Sliding to War with Iran davidswanson, War Is a Crime .org Submitted by David Culver Media lies and the onset of war. More (video)… Related: Iraq. Began with big lies. Ending with big lies. […]

American Spring> National Occupation of Washington DC (NOW DC) | October 2011

National Occupation of Washington DC (NOW DC)>   March 30, 2012    Join together in Washington, DC for an Occupied American Spring By Kevin Zeese – Posted on 09 November 2011 “We the People” are calling Occupations from across the country to join together for an American Spring in Washington, DC.  The National Occupation of Washington DC […]

Deal With It: They Died in Vain, by Ray McGovern

Deal With It They Died in Vain By Ray McGovern   Counterpunch   August 8, 2011 Thanks to Coleen Rowley for recommending this article. Many of those preaching at American church services Sunday extolled as “heroes” the 30 American and 8 Afghan troops killed Saturday west of Kabul, when a helicopter on a night mission […]

A Secret War in 120 Countries The Pentagon’s New Power Elite

Tomgram: Nick Turse, Uncovering the Military’s Secret Military Posted by Nick Turse at 6:21pm, August 3, 2011.  tomdispatch.com In “Getting bin Laden,” Nicholas Schmidle’s New Yorker report on the assault on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, here’s the money sentence, according to Noah Shachtman of  Wired Magazine’s Danger Room blog: “The Abbottabad raid was not DEVGRU’s maiden venture into Pakistan, […]

The price of war for Minnesotans

The price of war for Minnesotans Article by: JACK NELSON-PALLMEYER and BILL HILTY Updated: July 25, 2011 – 7:02 PM   Star Tribune.com Budget gap could have been easily closed with the money we send away.   MinnesotaASAP@gmail.com U.S. soldiers in Kunar province, Afghanistan. Photo: David Goldman, Associated Press Citizens in Minnesota are being encouraged to see scarcity […]

Whatever Happened to Corporate Patriotism? by Ralph Nader

Counterpunch    Weekend Edition      July 22 / 24, 2011 If They’re Not Loyal to Us, Why Should We be Loyal to Them? Whatever Happened to Corporate Patriotism? By RALPH NADER The fireworks and celebrations that mark Independence Day are over. But the need for a national conversation on corporate patriotism has never been more […]

Videos from the amazing Peacestock 2011: Ray McGovern, Cynthia McKinney, Jack Nelson Pallmeyer, along with Daniel Ellsberg

If you run the stream from this link, you will get all the videos, plus a video of Obama speaking on the budget deficit, and at the end of the stream some others of Obama and a Minneapolis press conference and rally in support of Carlos Montes. On July 9th, 2011, the 9th Annual Peacestock: […]

Video: “Sometimes we may hurt like the Afghan dove”

Uploaded by ourjourneytosmile on Jul 4, 2011 Dear friends in an antagonistic world, In the face of a broken Afghan dove, what can the people ask for? In the face of possible ‘doom’, what can we ask for? Y Not listen? Y Not Converse? Have conversations between the People and world leaders become so impossible in these ‘democratic’ […]

Press coverage: Committee to Stop FBI Repression–links to articles

Press coverage:  Committee to Stop FBI Repression and Carlos Montes Committee to Stop FBI Repression:  StopFBI.net We’ve received a great deal of press coverage in the last two weeks, most of it focused on Carlos Montes’ case. A list of all our media coverage is available on the Press Coverage page of the StopFBI.net website. 7/9/2011 Being Anti-War […]

Video: Billionaires Told Off!!!

Billionaires Told Off!!! WAMM “Billionaires” met this remarkable women when we were talking with passersby in downtown Minneapolis. WAMM (Women Against Military Madness) members were satirizing the outrageous situation where the Legislature had shut down the state government rather than modestly raise the taxes of the wealthiest.

There Are Some People Who Don’t Like Change; For Everyone Else There’s Wikileaks

There Are Some People Who Don’t Like Change; For Everyone Else There’s Wikileaks from WarIsACrime.org   David Swanson’s Blog Wikileaks brillant MasterCard Commercial Parody