Earth And Beyond

By Paul Olague, Popular Resistance. -

Since 1970, people have celebrated Earth Day every year during April. It is a day to reflect on how lucky we are to be on this planet. Unfortunately, it's not a national holiday. All of us, all [...]

Russia Slams US Order To Privatize Outer Space

By Deutsche Welle, -

Russian officials on Tuesday criticized a US executive order paving the way for the exploitation of off-earth resources. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said it would be "unacceptable" for the [...]

If There Is A War In Space, Everybody Loses

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

Last December, the National Defense Authorization Act that was renewed with bipartisan support in Congress authorized the creation of a new branch of the military, a space force. In January, [...]

US Space Force Takes Shape With Chief And Staff Appointed, Field Operations Beginning

By Sandra Erwin, -

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence on Jan. 14 administered the oath of office to Gen. John “Jay” Raymond as the first chief of space operations for the U.S. Space Force. The swearing-in [...]

Trump Signs Measure Enabling Establishment Of A U.S. Space Force

By Karl Grossman, -

President Donald J. Trump looks as a flag is revealed during a ceremony to establish the U.S. Space Command in the Rose Garden in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 in [...]

The Very Bad Space Force Deal

By Karl Grossman, -

Unless grassroots action somehow stops it, it looks likely that the Trump scheme for a Space Force, a sixth branch of United States armed forces, will happen. The U.S. House of Representatives [...]

US Space Command’s First Big War Game Is Already Under Way

By Tom Roeder and The Gazette, -

A secretive war game that examines combat in space kicked off this week in Alabama. The Schriever War Game, bringing together several military commands, allies and the nation's intelligence [...]

The US Militarization Of Outerspace

Joshua Cho, -

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 [...]

Countdown To “Full Spectrum Dominance”

By T.J. Coles, Counterpunch. -

The US is formally committed to dominating the world by the year 2020. With President Trump’s new Space Directive-4, the production of laser-armed fighter jets as possible precursors to space [...]

Darth Trump: From Space Force To Star Wars

By Karl Grossman, -

Beginning to fill in his declaration of last year about turning space into a war zone and establishing a U.S. Space Force, President Trump was at the Pentagon last week promoting a plan titled [...]

Turning Space Into A War Zone

By Karl Grossman, -

The Trump administration is pushing hard on its scheme to create a Space Force.  Last week Vice President Pence, chairman of a newly reconstituted National Space Council, in a speech at the [...]

Star Wars Redux: Trump’s Space Force

By Karl Grossman, -

If Donald Trump gets his way on formation of a Space Force, the heavens would become a war zone. Inevitably, there would be military conflict in space. The Outer Space Treaty of 1967 which [...]

Stop The Pentagon Takeover Of Space

By The Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, Popular Resistance. -

Outer space is being taken over by the worlds military. In particular, the US Space Command’s “Vision for 2020” describes the goal of “Full Spectrum Dominance”: military superiority on land, at [...]

Cosmic Capitalism: Why The US Wants To Dominate Outer Space

By Elliott Gabriel, -

WASHINGTON – What does the United States do when it’s faced with hegemonic decline, ascendant rivals, and an inability to use its massive military apparatus to turn the tide in favor of its own [...]

Trump Supports ‘Space Force’ For War-Making And Dominance In Space

By Dennis J Bernstein, -

Calls by Trump for a new ‘Space Force’ could further the potential of an armed showdown between US and foreign powers, such as China and Russia, reports Dennis J Bernstein in this interview with [...]

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