Why Tehran Is Talking About A Post-West World Order

By Deepika Saraswat, The Lobe Blog -

Tehran’s narrative of a post-West world order reflects Iran’s flagging hopes of Europe taking proactive steps to implement the deal as well as Iran’s shifting focus to Asia. According to this [...]

Smithsonian: US Is At Global War

By Stephanie Savell and 5W Infographics, Smithsonian Magazine -

More than 17 years later, the Global War on Terrorism initiated by President George W. Bush is truly global, with Americans actively engaged in countering terrorism in 80 nations on six [...]

Upcoming Opportunities For The Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

There will be important opportunities in the next few years to advance the movement for economic, racial and environmental justice as well as peace. This article will focus on three [...]

And So This Is Christmas

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

There is the possibility of something being done for peace. President Donald Trump claims he will remove all U.S. troops from Syria. There is very little correlation between what he says and what [...]

The Decline Of Empire And Rise Of Trumps

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

In his new book, "America: The Farewell Tour," based on his travels around the United States, Chris Hedges describes the decline of society and how that brought President Trump into power. Trump [...]

Global Campaign Calls For Closure Of US/NATO Foreign Bases To End Western Imperialism

By Participants of the First International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, No Foreign Bases -

The participants and organizers of the No US/NATO foreign bases conference agreed as a matter of principle that while they oppose all foreign military bases, they consider the close to 1,000 [...]

US Empire Is Failing, Time To Change Course

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Pentagon and elites who profit from war are trapped in a devastating cycle that will bring greater insecurity to the world and risks another world war, including a nuclear war. This makes the [...]

William Blum takes on the Washington Post’s Neocon, Max Boot

By William Blum, The Anti-Empire Report -

Dear Mr. Boot, You write: “Every administration since Franklin D. Roosevelt’s has tried to improve relations with Moscow.” I stopped. Frozen. Can the man be serious? Yes, he is. God help [...]

United States Blocks Inter-Korean Railway Project

By Zoom In Korea, Popular Resistance. -

The UN Command, headed by the United States, refused to allow a South Korean train to travel to North Korea for a joint North-South inspection of railway conditions for the planned [...]

Sanctions Backfire: US Is Being Left Behind

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The United States has a long history of dominating international economic institutions and has been able to use that power in the past to control other governments and enrich its industries. At [...]

Liberals Go Mum On Israel’s Apartheid Law

By The Black Alliance for Peace. -

Did you notice? Liberals didn’t bother to condemn the new Israeli apartheid law. Nor did they say a word about that settler-colonial state’s recent attacks on Gaza. We must be clear racist [...]

Growing And Mobilizing The National Consensus To End Empire

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin  Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Last week, we wrote about the first five stages of successful social movements, as described in the third class of the Popular Resistance School course, "How Social Transformation Occurs." In [...]

Trump Era: “There Is Great Disorder Under The Sky, So The Situation Is Excellent!”

By Slavoj Žižek, RT -

America's liberal elite is both horrified by Donald Trump, and incapable of mortally wounding him. What's needed instead is a profound leftward shift, led by new faces. Now that yet another week [...]

American Wars And Self-Decline

By Tom Engelhardt, Tom Dispatch -

The U.S. has, of course, embarked on a trillion-dollar-plus upgrade of its already massive nuclear arsenal (and that’s before the cost overruns even begin). Its Congress and president have for [...]

The Chomsky Challenge For People In The United States

By Paul Street, TruthDig. -

It’s no wonder that most Americans are clueless about why “their” country is feared and hated the world over. It remains unthinkable to this day, for example, that any respectable “mainstream” [...]