Why So Many Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Missiles?

By Karl Grossman, Nation of Change. -

The United States is seeking to acquire “volumes of hundreds or even thousands” of nuclear-capable hypersonic missiles that are “stealthy” and can fly undetected at 3,600 miles per hour, five [...]

The US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And The Pacific

By Ann Wright, Oped News. -

During the COVID-19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August [...]

Expect Police-Military Repression Amid The Crisis of COVID-19 And Its Aftermath

By Netfa Freeman, Black Agenda Report. -

News stories about the National Guard assisting with the coronavirus have overshadowed stories about US military plans  to join police in stopping expected “civil disturbances.” But eyewitness [...]

Ending Militarization Of Our Communities

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

In recent weeks Popular Resistance has focused on the escalation of US militarism around the world, especially in the Middle East with the assassination of General Soleimani, US troops staying in [...]

MLK And The Black Misleadership Class

By Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. -

The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is commemorated each year at thousands of events in literally every U.S. city, yet the martyred human rights leader’s political philosophy is totally [...]

Black Alliance For Peace – Baltimore Demands End To Policing Surge

Baltimore, MD - At the end of October, during the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago, President Trump announced, “In coming weeks, Attorney General Barr will [...]

We Are The Majority; We Must Turn That Into Power

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Over the last decade, a national consensus has developed for a progressive left agenda on the economy, social services and ending wars but the movement has not built the power to make that a [...]

Fear Of Potential Transformation From A Corbyn Election

By Leonardo Clausi, Il Manifesto. -

This Thursday the UK will be holding an election where Labour's Jeremy Corbyn is the lead challenger against the Conservative Party's Boris Johnson. Johnson has been leading in the polls [...]

Mass Shootings, Militarism And Policing Are Chapters In The Same Manifesto

By Derecka Purnell, Truthout.org -

This weekend, after two mass shooters killed and injured dozens of people in Texas and Ohio, Rep. Steve Cohen tweeted, “You want to shoot an assault weapon? Go to Afghanistan or Iraq. Enlist!” [...]

Mass Shootings, Militarism And Policing Are Chapters In The Same Manifesto

By Derecka Purnell, Truthout. -

This weekend, after two mass shooters killed and injured dozens of people in Texas and Ohio, Rep. Steve Cohen tweeted, “You want to shoot an assault weapon? Go to Afghanistan or Iraq. [...]

Jingoistic Military Fetishization Is As American As Bald Eagle McNuggets

By Caitlin Johnstone, Medium.com. -

“Putin’s America,” tweeted Anand Giridharadas, a pundit who was genetically engineered in a Monsanto laboratory to appeal to NPR listeners on every possible level. Giridharadas used these [...]

The Force Of Peace In Algeria’s Protests

By the Christian Science Monitor. -

An iconic image of the 1960s shows a young American placing flowers in the barrels of soldiers’ rifles during protests against the Vietnam War. Such symbols of peace (“flower power”) helped turn [...]

Ukraine: NATO In The Constitution

By Manlio Dinucci, Global Research. -

On 7 February, on a proposition by President Petro Poroshenko – the oligarch who made himself rich by plundering public properties, and who is once again a candidate for the presidency – the Kiev [...]

Our Man In Riyadh

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Tom Dispatch. -

What does President Trump’s recent nomination of retired Army General John Abizaid to become the next U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia signify? Next to nothing -- and arguably quite a [...]

What Border Security And Police Violence Have In Common

By Tanvi Misra, City Lab. -

The photo of Esequiel Hernández Jr. circulated in the media shows a typical high school sophomore in a white cowboy hat, with a smile that goes all the way to his eyes. It was from his yearbook [...]