When Can A Soldier Disobey An Order?

By John Ford, War on the Rocks. -

In March 1968, a U.S. infantry platoon under the command of 2nd Lt. William “Rusty” Calley conducted a raid of a hamlet called My Lai in Quang Ngai Province of South Vietnam. After taking the [...]

Ten Ways We Pretend War Is Not A Crime And How To Change Them

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

Happy Kellogg-Briand Pact Day! As you all know, but most people do not, the Peace Pact was signed 91 years ago today. And, as you all probably know, but most people do not, the inspiration and [...]

Tell The State Department To Protect The Embassies

The Embassy Protection Collective held the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC for 37 days with the goal of preventing the U.S. government from installing a coup leader in the Embassy before the [...]

Activists Remain In Venezuelan Embassy With Gratitude From Foreign Ministry

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - Thursday, April 25, the day activists anticipated the Secret Service might evict them from the Venezuelan embassy, turned into a day of growing support for and attention to the [...]

Action: 24/7 Protection of DC Venezuelan Embassy

By CODEPINK and Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - Activists opposed to the Venezuelan opposition takeover of diplomatic buildings belonging to the elected Venezuelan government have been staging a 24/7 vigil to protect the [...]

Private Companies Fly Drones In War Zones

By Corp Watch, www.opednews.com -

By Corp Watch for Op Ed News. U.S. Air Force officials have begun to hire private companies to fly drone aircraft operating over Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. The unprecedented move is in response [...]

Letter From Political Prisoner Rev. Edward Pinkney

By Rev. Edward Pinkney, www.popularresistance.org -

By Rev. Edward Pinkney. My name is Reverend Edward Pinkney. I am at Lakeland Correctional Facility, otherwise known as a prison, in Coldwater, Michigan. I am a victim of racial injustice and [...]

Tell DOJ To Uphold Law By Prosecuting Torture

By Hans Christof von Sponeck, www.brusselstribunal.org -

The UN Special Representative on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, Ben Emmerson QC has reminded us that “torture is a crime of universal jurisdiction” The U.N. high commissioner for human [...]

UC Berkeley Administrators Not Dismissed from Occupy Cal Lawsuit

By Somin Park, www.dailycal.org -

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruled the protesters’ allegations are sufficient to suggest the administrators were responsible for failing to prevent the police violence. “The [...]

VIDEO: Community Blockades Illegal Activity In White Clay

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Lakota and allies march on White Clay, NE to stop illegal activity by bar owners. Illegal activities include: Selling to intoxicated & minors. allowing drinking on offsale property, bartering [...]

Video: Greenwald & Chomsky Say Rule of Law Not Working

By Staff, www.youtube.com -

Former constitutional rights lawyer Glenn Greenwald contends that the United States has a two-tiered judicial system, one for the "haves" and one for the "have-nots." Mr. Greenwald presents his [...]