Trouble At The Border, American Concentration Camps

By Robert C. Koehler, Common Wonders. -

Yes, we have a serious problem at the border — indeed, at every border we create and defend with force of arms and bureaucratic indifference. “‘If you want water, just drink from a toilet.’ [...]

Park Service Directed To Shift $2.5 Million In Fees To Help Pay For July 4 Parade

By Nick Visser, Huff Post. -

The National Park Service will divert about $2.5 million in fees gathered from park-goers to help pay for the hefty costs of President Donald Trump’s Fourth of July celebration, The Washington [...]

AMLO In Office: From Megaprojects To Militarization

By Caitlin Manning, Roarmag.org -

Many on the left, both in Mexico and abroad, welcomed the new president of Mexico, hoping that his progressive rhetoric of a “fourth transformation” augured a new era of positive change in [...]

The US Militarization Of Outerspace

Joshua Cho, Fair.org -

The Wall Street Journal (5/10/19) published an excerpt from an upcoming book by CNN’s chief national security correspondent, Jim Sciutto, which claims that despite a “Star Wars–like space [...]

The Militarization Of Johns Hopkins Exposes A Nationwide Trend

By Corey Payne and Steph Saxton, Truthout.org -

Students at Johns Hopkins University — joined by neighborhood groups, workers’ unions and left-leaning advocacy organizations — are currently occupying the university administration building on [...]

The Future Of Climate Authoritarianism Is Now

By Jacob Sugarman, Truthdig -

Climate change is already transforming our politics in ways we never imagined and might not yet grasp. Consider far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s recent meeting with Donald Trump at [...]

Non-Military Federal Agencies Under Trump Expand Already Enormous Arsenals

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

WASHINGTON — The massive purchases of ammo and weapons by non-military federal agencies, like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), that first began under [...]

Nogales City Council Calls On Feds To Remove All Border Razor Wire In The Arizona City

By Staff, Tucson.com -

NOGALES, Ariz. — Officials in this Arizona border city passed a resolution Wednesday night condemning the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tall border wall through [...]

Japan Prepares For War Alongside US, Massive Military Build-Up Targets China & Russia

By Ben McGrath, Wsws.org -

The cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe approved new so-called National Defense Program Guidelines (NDPG) on December 18 that will rapidly accelerate Tokyo’s remilitarization, including [...]

Life In The Most Militarized Zone In The World

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

A special episode dedicated to the most militarized land in the world – one that you may not even have ever heard of. Yet despite the seemingly global indifference, this place – and these people [...]

Militarizing The Economy In The Name Of Defense

By William D. Hartung, Tomdispatch.com -

Given his erratic behavior, from daily Twitter eruptions to upping his tally of lies by the hour, it’s hard to think of Donald Trump as a man with a plan. But in at least one area -- reshaping [...]

At The Border; When Survival Becomes A Crime

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

For decades, US policies have created economic crises and violence that drive people from their homes in search of a place where they can work and live. Rather than recognizing that US [...]

At Ninety-Five, The War Resisters League Tries New Tactics

By Eleanor J. Bader, Progressive.org -

“We’re acknowledging the many ways militarization shows up in our lives and neighborhoods.” hen educator Jesse Wallace Hughan founded the War Resisters League in 1923 in the wake of WWI, her [...]

Protests Sweep Japan To As Right-Wing Government Pushes For Further Militarization

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

TOKYO — Massive protests took place across Japan on Thursday to mark 71st Constitution Memorial Day as tens of thousands of people rallied against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s continued attempts [...]