Immorality

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 […]

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 […]

Rob Kajiwara

Talk Nation Radio: Rob Kajiwara on U.S. Bases on Okinawa

Rob Kajiwara is an Okinawan-Hawaian singer-songwriter and visual artist. In 2017, he was made a cultural ambassador for his ancestral village of Nakagusuku, Okinawa. In 2018 he was also made a cultural ambassador / special envoy for Ke Aupuni o […]

Protesters on canoes display placard as construction workers dumped a truckload of sediment on the ground and bulldozed it into the sea at Henoko on Okinawa’s east coast to build a runway for a Marine Corps base, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Japan's central government started main reclamation work Friday at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa despite fierce local opposition. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)

Henoko: The Latest Sacrifice Zone of the US-Japan Military Alliance

By Joseph Essertier, January 6, 2019 From ZNet “The capacity to write off large segments of humanity as Other, as disposable, as less than human and therefore worthy of sacrifice, has been utterly integral to the very fact of powering our […]

Bring the Troops Home, But Also Stop the Bombing

By Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies NATO-led airstrikes during the 2011 bombing of Libya. (Photo: Indy Media) As our nation debates the merits of President Donald Trump’s call for withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria and Afghanistan, absent from the debate […]

David Krieger of Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Interview With David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

By John Scales Avery, December 14, 2018 A series of interviews of outstanding people in the peace movement has been commissioned by the Internet journal Countercurrents. Besides being published in Countercurrents, the series will also be published as a book. […]

The devastation of Henoko is part of a larger, world-wide U.S. imperialist footprint. What happens in Okinawa matters for Indigenous peoples everywhere. (Photo: AFP)

Stand With Okinawa

By Moé Yonamine From Common Dreams, December 12, 2018 “Don’t cry here,” an 86-year-old Okinawan grandmother I had never met before told me. She stood next to me and took my hand. I had been visiting my family in Okinawa […]