Myth of Justness

Terroristas - from the archives of Operation Condor

Operation Condor Killers Were Trained at US Army School

By Brett Wilkins, July 18, 2019 From Common Dreams Five of the 24 men sentenced last week by an Italian court to life in prison for their roles in a brutal and bloody U.S.-backed Cold War campaign against South American dissidents graduated […]

Obama has a drone

The Obama Wars

By David Swanson, July 10, 2019 By “the Obama wars” I don’t mean some overgrown infants on television screaming racist insults or pretending that opposing racism requires cheering for Obama. I mean: the widespread indiscriminate murder of human beings with […]

War Is A Lie

By Lois Lindstrom, June 29, 2019 “War Is A Lie” by David Swanson is a thorough refutation of every major argument used to justify wars, drawing on evidence from numerous past wars, with a focus on those that have been […]

On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, an Iranian protester holds a burning picture of President Donald Trump outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, June 17, 2019 From Common Dreams While the mystery of who is responsible for sabotaging the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman remains unsolved, it is clear that the Trump administration […]

Injured by drone strike at wedding in Yemen

Two Iraqi Peace Activists Confront a Trumpian World

From TomDispatch, June 13, 2019 It’s been almost 18 years of “infinite” war, carnage, the mass displacement of peoples, the destruction of cities… you know the story. We all do… kinda… but most of the time it’s a story without them. You seldom hear their voices. They are rarely attended […]

WW2 soldiers in Paris

Can World War II Say Me Too?

By David Swanson, June 3, 2019 No matter how many times one presents the facts to people at real-world events, or through online media, progressive radio, and non-US television networks, there is simply no stopping virtually everyone in the United States believing the most ludicrous myths […]

Ross Caputi on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ross Caputi on the Sacking of Fallujah

Ross Caputi is a PhD student in History at UMass and a coauthor of the critically important new book The Sacking of Fallujah: A People’s History. Ross Caputi’s experience as a U.S. Marine in Fallujah in 2004 compelled him to speak […]

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 […]