Myth of Justness

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. […]

Sanctions Kill

Memories of Iraq Sanctions are Still Raw

By Hero Anwar Bzrw and Gayle Morrow, January 31, 2019 From Counterpunch In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent Iraqi troops into Kuwait, Iraq’s oil-rich neighbor, mistakenly assuming that other Arab countries in the region and the United States would […]

Sketch of Otto Warmbier

Warmongering Over Warmbier: US Hypocrisy and a Double Standard on North Korea

By Joseph Essertier, January 24, 2019 From Counterpunch Warmbier Was a Victim Otto Warmbier enjoyed New Year’s Eve in 2015 in Pyongyang a few weeks after his 21st birthday. In a country with freedom of expression that is not at […]

The Ancient Mythical Rites of Pearl Harbor Day

Last week I spoke at a high school. As I often do, I told them I’d perform a magic trick. I only know one, but I know it will almost always work with no skill required. I scribbled on a […]

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The NYT’s David Sanger, the Boy Who Cried “Nukes”!

By Joseph Essertier, November 23, 2018 From Counterpunch Since the early 1990s the US mass media has consistently portrayed the government of North Korea as a “desperate rogue regime run by a paranoid dictator now threatening the world with nuclear attack,” in […]

I Never Expected To Become A Conscientious Objector

By Matt Malcom, World BEYOND War I never expected to become a conscientious objector. If you would have asked me two years ago to name the first things that came to mind when I heard this title, it would have […]