Tag Archives: war criminals

Hedges: The Lie of American Innocence

“Industrial war destroys existing value systems that protect and nurture life, replacing them with fear, hatred, and a dehumanization of those who we are made to believe deserve to be exterminated. It is driven by emotions, not truth or fact. It obliterates nuance, replacing it with an infantile binary universe of us and them.”

Torture: It’s Not Who We Are – Or Is It? by Todd Pierce

…the case was dismissed on the grounds that the defendants charged with the barbaric acts listed above had done them within the “scope of their employment” as U.S. officials – something which will stand as a permanent moral stain on all Americans.

Stephen Lendman> Unconscionable Media Warmongering

Unconscionable Media Warmongering By Stephen Lendman – Posted on 11 August 2012 warisacrime.org Washington needs media support to wage wars and plan new ones. Broadcast and print scoundrels oblige. Paid liars infest Western media. Managed news misinformation creates enemies. Fear is stoked. War is cheerled, glorified, and sanitized to suppress truths too grim to report.  Reasons for war […]

Medea Benjamin> 10 Good Things About a Not So Bad Year

10 Good Things About a Not So Bad Year People the world over becoming empowered and emboldened simply by watching each other — that became the hallmark of the year. December 27, 2011  |  AlterNet / By Medea Benjamin Photo Credit: Nick Turse I had the privilege of starting out the year witnessing, firsthand, the unfolding of the Egyptian revolution […]