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Hands in a game of tug of war

A Fateful Tug of War

By Victor Grossman, Berlin Bulletin No. 161, July 23, 2019 Tug-of-war is an innocent sport and, if there’s no heat wave such as now in the USA and Europe, it can be fun for all the players. But in world […]

Keep Amendment on Foreign Bases in NDAA

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to the “National Defense Authorization Act” introduced by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar requiring that the U.S. military provide Congress with the cost and the supposed national security benefits of every foreign military base […]

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 […]

Max Blumenthal Drops By The Largest US Military Air Base in Latin America

“We’re at the Soto Cano/Palmerola air base, the largest US air base in Latin America. Thank you for liberating Hondurans from their votes in the 2017 election!” The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal rolled up on the Soto Cano / Palmerola air […]

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 […]

US Conference of Mayors In Hawaii Delivers Resolution On Nuclear Weapons

Resolution unanimously adopted by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, July 1, 2019 at its 87th Annual Meeting in Honolulu (www.usmayors.org) CALLING ON ALL PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TO MAKE KNOWN THEIR POSITIONS ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND TO PLEDGE U.S. GLOBAL LEADERSHIP IN […]

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 […]