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Doctor Strangelove Takes Care Of Our Health

By Manlio Dinucci, Il Manifesto, March 24, 2020 Faced with Coronavirus “our first concern is to protect the health of our forces and our Allies“- the US European Command declared. It therefore announced it had reduced Defender Europe 20 exercise in number […]

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Do You Support the Health Workers?

By David Swanson, March 20, 2020 U.S. politics has for three-quarters of a century been shaped by the question “Do you support the troops?” The understood meaning of the question has been “Do you want members of the military to […]

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US Army Invades Virus-Plagued Europe

By Bruce K. Gagnon, March 17, 2020 In the midst of a staggering virus epidemic that has shut much of Europe down, the insane and arrogant United States is presently sending 30,000 Army troops throughout Europe for war games. As […]

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“Maximum Pressure March”: US Hybrid War on Venezuela Heats UP

By Leonardo Flores, March 16, 2020 The first quarter of 2020 has seen the Trump administration escalate its rhetoric against Venezuela. At the State of the Union, President Trump promised to “smash” and destroy the Venezuelan government. This was followed […]

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American Unexceptionalism and COVID-19

By Kary Love, March 13, 2020 During the SARS-1 epidemic scare in 2002-4, America invaded Iraq.  If you followed science, you would know that SARS-1, was a coronavirus that caused an acute respiratory disease that killed on average about 11 […]

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Lies Used To Justify War And How To Dismantle Them

By Taylor O’Connor, February 27, 2019 From Medium “Beautiful ideals were painted for our boys who were sent out to die. This was the ‘war to end wars.’ This was the ‘war to make the world safe for democracy.’ No […]

99.9 Per Cent of U.S. Citizens Unaware of Largest U.S. War Game in Europe in 25 Years

By Ann Wright, February 27, 2020 99.9 per cent of citizens of the United States have no clue that the new “Cold War” against Russia is manifesting in the largest U.S. military war practice in Europe than in more than […]

Simon Black and Mary-Wynne Ashford on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Enough Blood Shed, End the Arms Trade

Mary-Wynne Ashford is a retired Family Physician, with a specialty in Palliative Care. She was Co-President of the International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War for four years, and President of Physicians for Global Survival (Canada) for four years. IPPNW received […]

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Afghan Troops Say Taliban Are Brothers And War Is “Not Really Our Fight.”

By Nicolas J S Davies, February 18, 2020 The world is waiting anxiously to see whether the U.S. and Afghan governments and the Taliban will agree to a one-week truce that could set the stage for a “permanent and comprehensive” ceasefire and […]

A U.S. soldier stands guard in March of 2003 next to an oil well at the Rumayla oil fields set ablaze by retreating Iraqi troops. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

War Is an Enormous Threat to the Climate Movement

By Sarah Lazare, February 10, 2020 From In These Times The 2020s opened with dual crises. In Australia, unprecedented bushfires tore across a total area the size of Virginia, killing at least 29 people and an estimated one billion animals, and destroying 2,000 homes. […]