North America

Bombs in Laos

Southeast Asia Was Hit By a Record-Breaking Disaster; It Was Called the United States

By David Swanson, July 23, 2019 In my town in the United States — as is not especially unusual — we have big memorials in prominent public places marking some of the most catastrophically immoral actions of the past. Unfortunately, […]

The Dulles Brothers

Exceptionally Insulated

By Kristin Christman, July 21, 2019 Originally Published in the Albany Times Union If you were Iranian and learned that U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton wanted to attack your country, wouldn’t you feel terrified? But we’re taught to dismiss […]

Talk Nation Radio: Jeff Ostler on Surviving Genocide

Talk Nation Radio: Jeff Ostler on Surviving Genocide

Jeff Ostler is Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History at the University of Oregon. He teaches courses on U.S. history and American Indian history. And he is the author of an important new book called Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and […]

Trudeau and Trump

US Says Trudeau Adopts “America First” Foreign Policy, Media Ignores It

By Yves Engler, July 20, 2019 Wouldn’t you think the corporate media would be interested in the US embassy’s reaction to the appointment of a new Canadian foreign minister? Especially if that reaction was to claim Ottawa had decided to […]

Divestment via Public Banking

Divestment via Public Banking

By: Erica Stanojevic, July 18, 2019 Cities and counties hold billions of dollars of public money in Wall Street banks. Legally, these corporate banks own and control this money, which they use to finance harmful industries including: private prisons, immigrant […]

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 […]

The 70th Anniversary of NATO

  From Pandora TV, July 16, 2019 Born from the Bomb, and designed to allow one military force to exploit a position of power over the whole planet with no accountability.

Military Bill Amended for the Better: This Pig Has Really, Really Good Lipstick

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, July 14, 2019 The latest U.S. House of Representatives version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which is beyond global in scope and not the least bit defensive, offended Donald Trump’s desire for limitless […]

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation

By Jaden Urbi at  CNBC, July 14, 2019 The U.S. military’s use of firefighting foam that contains potentially dangerous chemical compounds could have serious health consequences for the workers who handle it and those who live nearby. The Department of […]

Profit, Power, and Poison

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, July 14, 2019 Sen. John Barrasso, (R-WY) is the Senate’s top recipient of cash from the chemical industry. There’s a battle raging in the halls of Congress that will soon determine if the U.S. […]