Tag Archives: militarism
DN! Bill McKibben on Dire IPCC Climate Report: How Oil and Gas Are Fueling Putin’s Ukraine Invasion
With the information in the latest UN report, McKibben makes an impassioned plea for immediate action to address the climate crisis.
Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very Happy New Year
Rise Up Times is admittedly and consciously eclectic with a focus on media analysis and antiwar, propeace activities but inclusive of many movements that coalesce and weave in and out of each other.
Democracy Dies in Obfuscation, by Dorthee Benz
“The failure to name—and, worse, to try to obscure through misleading comparisons—what is plainly a threat to US democracy is a dereliction of journalistic duty.”
GETTING BEYOND WAR AND MILITARISM: THE TO-DO LIST
The compartmentalized mind is a colonized mind.
Resisting Nuclear Weapons Means Resisting Injustice and Oppression
Nuclear arsenals are part of broader systems of patriarchy, racism, militarism, and capitalism.
The Intercept: Standing Rock documents expose inner workings of “surveillance-industrial complex”
Surveillance Reports Paint Protesters as Desperate and Deviant
Trump vows ‘biggest military build-up in history’ (Video)
Coleen Rowley on PressTV re military build-up.
Michel Chossudovsky | U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency
Political Insanity prevails. And insanity could potentially unleash World War III.
Black Lives Matter | A Vision For Black Lives
Black humanity and dignity requires Black political will and power. Despite constant exploitation and perpetual oppression, Black people have bravely and brilliantly been the driving force pushing the U.S. towards the ideals it articulates but has never achieved. In recent years we have taken to the streets, launched massive campaigns, and impacted elections, but our elected leaders have failed to address the legitimate demands of our Movement. We can no longer wait.
Constructing Visions of “Perpetual Peace”: An Interview With Noam Chomsky
Since the early 1980s, polls in the US have shown that most people believe that the government is run by a few big interests looking out for themselves… I do not know of earlier polls, or polls in other countries, but it would not be surprising if the results are similar. The important question is: are people motivated to do something about it?
The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism
The Terror Factory reveals shocking information about the criminals, con men, and liars the FBI uses as paid informants…