Indigenous People’s Day Reminds Us To Acknowledge And Support Indigenous Struggles

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, October 21, 2021 Today is Indigenous Peoples Day. Across the country, a growing number of cities and states are recognizing this day in place of the traditional Columbus Day. This change reflects the growing awareness that holidays like Columbus Day are used to rewrite the past and uphold institutions of white supremacy, racism[…]

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The Rising Threat Of Nuclear War

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Popular Resistance, April 19, 2021 US Strategic Command, the branch of the US military responsible for America’s nuclear arsenal, tweeted the following on Tuesday: “The spectrum of conflict today is neither linear nor predictable. We must account for the possibility of conflict leading to conditions which could very rapidly drive an adversary to consider nuclear use as[…]

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A Cold War Re-Education in 8 Minutes

by David Swanson, published on Let’s Try Democracy, March 21, 2021        from Remarks by David Swanson at the Cold War Truth Commission The Cold War didn’t have a hard and fast beginning that transformed the world or that turned heroic anti-Nazi Soviets into Satanic Commies on a particular afternoon. The rise of Nazism had been facilitated in part by[…]

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Covid-19 catch-22: Regime-change policies come packed with US pandemic relief

by Alexander Rubenstein and Jeb Sprague, published on The Grayzone, December 20, 2020 Ed Note: I just saw an article ‘fact checking’ the contention that the monies for ‘foreign policy’ are ‘in’ the COVID relief bill. Please focus on the fact that these other expenses are in the huge ‘omnibus’ spending bill that was, as Rubenstein and Sprague assert “debated[…]

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Civilian Testimony: US Drones Continue to Slaughter Civilians

CJ Werleman, published on ByLineTimes, May 6, 2020 Background In what’s been described as a “rare admission” of culpability, the United States military acknowledged on Monday it had killed two civilians and injured three more when it carried out a drone strike in Somalia more than a year ago. “Regrettably two civilians were killed and three others injured in a[…]

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U.S. Military Budget Seen From Italy

By Manlio Dinucci posted on Workers World, February 19, 2020 Published Feb. 18 in Il Manifesto in Dinucci’s “Art of War” column, which examines Trump’s proposed military budget. Translation by John Catalinotto. The “Budget for the Future of America,” which the U.S. government submitted, shows what the Trump administration’s priorities are in the federal budget for fiscal year 2021 (which[…]

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Union group argues for public ownership of energy systems

by Christine Marie, originally published on Socialist Action, Feb 18, 2018 As Bill McKibben and other climate leaders keep reminding us, the cost of solar and wind energy keeps dropping. They assure us that if government continues to incentivize private investment with guarantees of profitable it would make these renewable sources competitive with fossil fuels and lead to a green[…]

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