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 [...]

Border Militarism: An Old Failed Policy, Tried Again

By Todd Miller, Tomdispatch.com -

At first, I thought I had inadvertently entered an active war zone. I was on a lonely two-lane road in southern New Mexico heading for El Paso, Texas. Off to the side of the road, hardly [...]

The Long, Brutal History Of Militarization At The US-Mexico Border

By Rachel Ida Buff, Buzzflash.com -

The recent announcement of intent to deploy US National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border is part of an ongoing theater of cruelty which summons xenophobic ideas of national security and [...]

Podcast: Israeli Military Resister On Her 115 Days Jailed

By Staff, Couragetoresist.org -

Tamar Ze’evi, who at the age of nineteen refused to serve in the Israeli military. “I guess my story begins from growing up in Israel and specifically in Jerusalem, which is living, growing up in [...]

Mass Shootings Are A Byproduct Of A Militarized Society

By Elliot Swain, Codepink.org -

An article by Lucian K. Truscott IV, published in Salon last week, addresses the recent Florida mass killing with a novel suggestion. It implores trigger-happy “gun nuts” to forego the civilian [...]

Corporate Red Carpet & Largest Security Op For Super Bowl LII

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

Protests are planned by community members, organizations, unions, and other activists spanning the week leading up to SB52 and on game day itself. A coalition of organizers and community members [...]