The “new normal” leaves this Vietnam veteran and poet sad and discouraged as he tries to imagine what things will be like in twenty years.
Irish Neutrality as a Global Force for Peace
t was the morning of St.Patricks Day 2019, when retired US Marine Major Ken Mayers and...
Charlottesville five years later, Wes Bellamy interview
Kelli Lemon and Michael Paul Williams with Wes Bellamy, former vice mayor of Charlottesville, on the removal of Confederate monuments.
Biden Should Remove Cuba from the Infamous State Sponsors of Terrorism List
If anything, it is Cuba that has been the victim of international terrorism emanating mainly from the United States.
AMLO Is Trying to Free Mexico and Latin America from the U.S.’s Imperial Grip
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is playing a key role in challenging U.S. dominance in Latin America.
As COVID-19 variant hits, Cuba leads in health & vaccination
Even with the capability to produce a lifesaving vaccine to the whole world, Cuba, due to U.S. sanctions, faced a shortage of syringes.
Antiwar Opera: Roger Waters Rocks the Garden with “This is not a Drill”
Waters used his platform to scream out a message that is explicitly anti-war, anti-authoritarian, pro-people, and pro-justice.
No to NATO in Madrid
Two conferences provide an alternative to NATO, calling for a security order based on dialog, cooperation, disarmament, and common security.
NATO Expansion Has Been Main Cause of Ukraine Military Conflict
The Nobel laureate from Northern Ireland makes a plea for diplomacy and continued support for Irish neutrality.
The Color Revolution Comes Home
The U.S. has perfected the art of regime change abroad. What happens when those operations are carried out at home?
Nuchi du Takara: Okinawa Isn’t a Battleground
We are still struggling to heal the wounds inflicted on us 77 years ago. You should not fight this war anywhere, but especially, not here.
One Million COVID Deaths in the U.S.–China, about 5,000
The US, one of the richest nations in the world, couldn’t muster the means to deal with COVID-19 and ended up with more deaths than any other.
Megan Rapinoe on Equal Pay, Title IX and Transgender Sports Bans
Rapinoe discusses how Title IX can be improved, the recent equal pay fight, and the importance of transgender inclusion in sports.
40 Years Ago: Int’l Religious Convocation pronounced Community Affirmation
Faith leaders of every persuasion from around the country and world gathered June 11th, 1982 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC.
They’re Watching Us
It’s a relationship, a strange one-sided one, where it is their option to connect or not with me … they know how to get my attention.
United States Prolongs Ukraine War
The EU and U.S. seem to feel that widespread starvation in the global South is a price worth paying for weakening the Russian economy.
Money Against a Prayer
Unlike the oil company, we are required to have a permit just to pray in our traditional sweat ceremonies in certain, sacred spots.
Demanding China’s exclusion: U.S. blocks world access to vaccines
Biden and Trump admins have blocked every effort to make COVID-19 meds widely available, ruthlessly enforcing patents.
War Crimes, From Nuremberg to Ukraine
The daughter of the chief prosecutor in Nuremburg looks at which modern war crimes are prosecuted and which are ignored.
Black Joy Origins of Memorial Day!
Buried Black history: Memorial Day has its roots in Black honoring soldiers who fought for the abolition of slavery.
Jacques Baud: “The goal is not to help Ukraine, but to fight Putin”
Former Swiss intelligence official says we have to differentiate between what we think about Putin and what we want to achieve politically.
An American War Over Taiwan?
Winning or losing wars, the military-industrial complex makes big money either way, while human beings suffer and die.
Washington Post Offers Rare Glimpse Into How Bad Things Are For Ukrainian Forces
The Washington Post acknowledges that Ukraine’s war against Russia has not been nearly the cakewalk they’ve been leading us to believe.
A Parade Is Not a Protest
Protests that make real change disrupt the operation of power. Now is a good time to ask yourself: what you are willing to do to save lives?
We Need a Real Debate About the Ukraine War
As Russia’s illegal and brutal assault on Ukraine enters its fourth month, it’s time to challenge the orthodox view.
NY Times Repudiates Drive for ‘Decisive Military Victory’ in Ukraine
Ukraine must negotiate based on a “realistic assessment” and “limits” to U.S./NATO commitment, says New York Times Editorial Board.
Jane Goodall Blasts ‘Concentration Camp’ Factory Farms
The renowned ethologist and environmentalist says we should stop eating so much meat and advocates moving toward a plant-based diet.
Our Deeply Subconscious Magical Thinking
Spring 2022 Editorial. Instantly, everyone’s attention and emotions riveted on what had dominated the news cycle – the war in Ukraine.
NY Times Shifts Prowar Narrative, Documents Failure of U.S. in Ukraine
When the Times says that things are not going well for the U.S. its man in Kiev, Volodymyr Zelensky, it is a man bites dog kind of story.
Liberal Russophobia and War Propaganda
Bans of anything Russian are the most visible indication that war propaganda is at the root of this hysteria.
Protections Needed for War Objectors from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine
A broad alliance calls for protection and asylum for deserters and conscientious objectors from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.
The Root Problem Is War, Not Putin
Nonviolence promises a cure for the war disease. Alternatively, we can keep hoping that more slaughter will end all wars.
Okinawa and US Military’s “Taiwan Contingency”
Many see this as turning into a repeat of their experience of 1945, when war, not their own, was brought to their country.
In These Days of Great Tension, Peace Is a Priority
It is impossible not to be moved by the outrageousness of warfare, the ugliness of aerial bombardment, the gruesome fears of civilians…