Tag Archives: U.S. Imperialism

War, U.S. Imperialism, Women and the Environment

“Well-behaved women rarely make history.”

U.S. Military Budget, Its Components, Challenges, and Growth, by Kimberly Amadeo

Why Military Spending Is More Than You Think It Is

Elizabeth Warren’s Green Imperialism Isn’t the Answer

The plan rightly acknowledges that America’s armed forces use a downright obscene amount of energy. (According to Common Dreams, “The Pentagon’s carbon footprint is 70 percent of total U.S. emissions …

The Conflict of Our Time: U.S. Imperialism vs the Rule of Law, by Nicolas J S Davies

 Half the Earth’s population of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles has already disappeared in the past 40 years.

Minnesota Peace Action Coalition Statement on Trump’s Troop Withdrawal Plans

It’s clear the question is not “how” the troops will be brought home, but whether they will be brought home at all.

Michael Ratner on American Imperialism

[Truthdig] Editor’s note: Michael Ratner, the pioneering civil rights and constitutional lawyer, died Wednesday from cancer complications at age 72. In 2013, Ratner spoke on Truthdig Radio with Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and former Truthdig Managing Editor Peter Scheer. To honor Ratner, we are reposting the audio of that interview. Truthdig Radio  May 12, […]

Cartoon: The U.S. Warns Russia (?)

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Sayantani DasGupta: White Saviors? The U.S. Military and Muslim Women

 With the U.S. military (supposedly) withdrawing from Afghanistan, Washington and the corporate media are, once again, expressing their concern for “saving” Muslim women from oppression.                                                             […]

Suzan Koch> Our Tax Dollars

Our Tax Dollars “No, I am done with pretending, I am done with being quiet, aren’t you? Do we not all need to say ENOUGH! and insist we are finished with this path.” By Suzan Koch  November 27. 2012     While Gazans are being murdered by the score and Israeli civilians are being targeted, […]

David Swanson> Lies, Damn Lies, and War Lies

Lies, Damn Lies, and War Lies By davidswanson – Posted on 10 August 2012   warisacrime.org Prepared remarks for Veterans For Peace Convention 2012. Prepared to follow remarks by Nicolas “Sandy” Davies Convention theme: “Liberating the Americas: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean” Remarks theme: “U.S. Military Expansion since the End of the Cold War” Accompanying powerpoint:  http://warisacrime.org/downloads/misleading2.pptx […]

How Empires Fall (Including the American One)> An Interview with Jonathan Schell

An Interview With Jonathan Schell How Empires Fall (Including the American One)  by ANDY KROLL    March 1, 2012     Tom Dispatch When Jonathan Schell’s The Unconquerable World, a meditation on the history and power of nonviolent action, was published in 2003, the timing could not have been worse. Americans were at war — and […]

Video> Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

What the mainstream media won’t tell you.   A brief and crucial history of the United States Please send this video to your contact list and tweet often, so that we send it viral. Let us remember “Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people” – John Adams – Second President – […]

‘World fears US as a war-hungry drunk’ – ex-Senator

The US is like a drunkard who charges to war with anyone who might pose a threat, ex-Senator and former US presidential candidate Mike Gravel says. RT.com Submitted by David Culver The US is like a drunkard who charges to war with anyone who might pose a threat, ex-Senator and former US presidential candidate Mike […]

Demonization, War Crimes and the Task of the Antiwar Movement, by Sara Flounders

Demonization, War Crimes and the Task of the Antiwar Movement By Sara Flounders    worldwideWAMM     September 2011 Sara Flounders will speak in Minneapolis on Wednesday, September 28, 7 p.m. at Walker Church, 31st Street and 16th Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota The antiwar movement must counter media demonization in the midst of a war mobilization and […]

Press Conference with Malalai Joya