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Cuba Part I: From Revolution to Un-Normal Relations

Coming March 20, 2015: An Alternative to War

Coming March 20, 2015: An Alternative to War

American Imperialism and Islamic Extremism: Partners in Crime

American Imperialism and Islamic Extremism: Partners in Crime

By Brett S. Morris What is the source of Islamic extremism? Critics point to the religion itself: As Sam Harris claimed on Real Time With Bill Maher in October, Islam is “the mother load of bad ideas.” “That’s just a […]

The Greek Tragedy: Some things not to forget, which the new Greek leaders have not.

By William Blum American historian D.F. Fleming, writing of the post-World War II period in his eminent history of the Cold War, stated that “Greece was the first of the liberated states to be openly and forcibly compelled to accept […]

No Weapons to Ukraine

No Weapons to Ukraine

No Weapons to Ukraine An Open Letter to the U.S. Senate Reject S. 452, “A bill to provide lethal weapons to the Government of Ukraine.” Sign here: http://diy.rootsaction.org/petitions/no-weapons-to-ukraine Why is this important? The United States is the leading provider of […]

U.S. Army Claims to Be Full of Liars

By David Swanson “Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession” is the title of a new paper by Leonard Wong and Stephen Gerras of the U.S. Army’s Strategic Studies Institute. Its thesis: the U.S. Army is full of liars […]

Ukraine: Time to Step Back from the Brink

By Western States Legal Foundation Over the past month, the Ukraine conflict has exploded once again. Now the warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire, and to an approach to further negotiations towards a political solution. It is time for […]

Not Very Funny

Not Very Funny

By David Swanson Remarks prepared for event with comedian Lee Camp, Charlottesville, Va., February 21, 2015, event postponed by snow storm. When it’s rescheduled I’ll say something completely unrelated. This is the serious part of tonight’s event, except that Lee […]

Breaking Our Addiction to War: A Five-Step Program

By Curt Torrell, Quaker House, Fayetteville, North Carolina Despite the fact that our nation is war weary after thirteen years of post-9/11 wars, we are embroiled in yet another war, this time on the so-called Islamic State (IS). And despite […]

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