Myth of Justness

Danny Haiphong

Talk Nation Radio: Danny Haiphong on American Exceptionalism and Innocence

Danny Haiphong is an activist, journalist, and scholar. For the last five years, Haiphong has been a weekly contributor to Black Agenda Report. His articles have also appeared in The American Herald Tribune, MintPressNews, and CounterPunch. His work was featured in former Congresswoman and Green […]

A hospital in Yemen

The Last Death in a War is 90% Backwash

By David Swanson, May 13, 2019 They say the last sip of a drink is mostly backwash. The last understanding of a war should be that every speck of it is backwash in the sense used by Ellen N. La […]

Gerry Condon of Veterans for Peace at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC May 8 2019

Humanitarian Aid Blocked from Entering Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C.

By David Swanson, May 9, 2019 Two months ago, I heard a story. You heard it too, if you went anywhere near a television or a newspaper in the United States. The government of Venezuela needed to be overthrown because […]

The Management of Savagery by Max Blumenthal

Savagery and Its Promoters and Profiteers

By David Swanson, April 24, 2019 Max Blumenthal’s new book, “The Management of Savagery: How America’s National Security State Fueled the Rise of Al Qaeda, ISIS, and Donald Trump,” is over 300 pages and wastes not a word. It also […]

Fatou Bensouda

Why Fatou Bensouda’s Visa Was Revoked

By Robert C. Koehler, April 14, 2019 How dare she question the sanctity of American militarism? As national security adviser John Bolton declared last fall, the International Criminal Court constitutes “an assault on the constitutional rights of the American people and the […]

Maris Zakharova

Talk Nation Radio: Maria Zakharova on Ukraine and NATO

Maria Zakharova is an activist and public lecturer based in Odessa, Ukraine. She has been a strong supporter of the Council of Mothers of May 2, which represents relatives of the scores of progressives murdered at Odessa’s House of Trade […]

What’s NATO Ever Done? Nuclear-Armed Terrorist Organization creates enemies

By John LaForge In April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will celebrate its 70th anniversary in Washington, D.C. In view of the alliance’s war zone atrocities, attacks on civilians, civilian objects, and abuse of prisoners, anti-war demonstrations will […]

Jan Rose Kasmir antiwar protest

Are We Anti-Empire or Anti-War?

By David Swanson, March 1, 2019 Obviously many of us are both. I have zero use for either empire or war. But I’m using those tags as shorthand for two groups that sometimes unite and sometimes do not in their […]

Iranian Sanctions: Iraq Redux?

Iranian Sanctions: Iraq Redux?

By Alan Knight with Shahrzad Khayatian, February 8, 2019 Sanctions kill. And like most weapons of modern warfare, they kill indiscriminately and without conscience. In the dozen years between the two Bush wars (Bush I, 1991 and Bush II, 2003), the sanctions […]

Pro-government supporters attend a rally against U.S. President Donald Trump in Caracas, Venezuela in 2018. (Photo: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters)

Venezuela: The U.S.’s 68th Regime Change Disaster

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, February 4, 2019 From Common Dreams In his masterpiece, Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II, William Blum, who died in December 2018, wrote chapter-length accounts of 55 U.S. […]