The U.S.’ Refusal of Entry to Arnold August Is a Dangerous Precedent for All Activists

by Alison Bodine, Published on Council on Hemispheric Affairs, March 29, 2019 On March 16, 2019, more than 1000 activists from across the U.S. gathered in Washington, DC for the “U.S Hands Off Venezuela!” demonstration.  However, Canadian journalist Arnold August was not one of them – earlier in the day he was unjustly denied entry into the United States at[…]

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Enviros Are Ignoring the Elephant In the Room: U.S. Military Is the World’s Largest Polluter

Image: Soldier walks by heap of expended ammunition, from BrightHub.com: What is Solid Waste by Ciela S Cantoria Editor’s note: Yes.  This article is 2 years old, and was published under what is likely a pseudonym on a libertarian blog.  But, the facts are lined up so clearly and the documentation is so reliable that once I saw it, I[…]

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Bases, Bases, Everywhere … Except in the Pentagon’s Report

Map:  If this surprises, please understand that it is a significant underestimate.   At least in Africa, major US bases have been constructed since then, along with up to a dozen smaller U.S. outposts in Syria.  Politico Magazine, July/August 2015. by Nick Turse, from TomDispatch, January 8, 2019 The U.S. military is finally withdrawing (or not) from its base at al-Tanf.[…]

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