Oahu Water Protectors Demand Navy Stop Poisoning Their Community

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

A World War II Era underground storage tank containing over 100 million gallons of jet fuel at the Red Hill Fuel Facility has been leaking into the aquifer that provides water to the people of [...]

The Red Hill Disaster

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

In November, a huge underground naval fuel storage facility at Red Hill near Honolulu burst, leaking 14,000 gallons of jet fuel, contaminating the water supply, poisoning scores of people and [...]

With Rising COVID-19 Cases, US Bases In Japan Come Under Scrutiny

By People's Dispatch. -

The United States’ extensive military presence in Japan is coming under strong political scrutiny after a surge in COVID-19 infections. On Saturday, January 8, Japan reported more than 8,000 [...]

The Ties That Bind Canadian Military To USA

By Yves Engler. -

Canadian admirals and generals often act as if this country’s armed forces are an appendage of the US military, but it’s a mistake to simply label them US lackeys. As I detailed recently, the [...]

Imminent Peril Of Drinking Water Contamination By US Navy Fuel Tanks

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

In a strongly worded proposed decision and order, on December 27, 2021, David Day, the Hawai’i State Department of Health Red Hill case Hearing Officer and Deputy Attorney General announced in a [...]

Flushing Of Dangerous Petroleum Contaminated Water From Military Housing

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Hawai'i - On Friday, December 24, I went to Aliamanu Military Reservation at Red Hill housing area which is located above the entryway into the main tunnel that leads into the  U.S. Navy’s deep, [...]

How Awesome Is ‘Awesome’? America’s Underperforming Military

By Andrew Bacevich, ScheerPost.com. -

Of course, war is not a game. The stakes on the battlefield are infinitely higher than on the playing field. When wars go wrong, “We’ll show ’em next year — just you wait!” is seldom a [...]

Iraq Announces End Of US Combat Mission

By People's Dispatch. -

Iraqi groups expressed dissatisfaction and opposition to the official announcement of the end of the US combat mission in the country on Thursday, December 9, weeks before the deadline of [...]

Governor Orders Operations Of Navy’s Massive Jet Fuel Tanks Suspended

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

On December 6, after all hell broke loose at each of the five town hall meetings held over several days by the U.S. Navy to try to calm military families who have been drinking and bathing in [...]

New Study Finds The US Military Is Spreading Disease Around The World

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

A new study out of York University in Toronto, Canada finds that the US military plays a large role in the spread of diseases globally, including past and present pandemics. Clearing the FOG [...]

US Navy Families In Hawai’i Find Fuel In Their Home Tap Water

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

The long citizen protest underscoring the dangers from the U.S. Navy’s 80-year-old leaking 20 jet fuel tanks at Red Hill each tank 20 stories tall and holding a total of 225 million gallons of [...]

Can A Singing, Dancing Rebellion Save The World?

By Medea Benjamin And Nicolas J. S. Davies, Nation Of Change. -

COP Twenty-six! That is how many times the UN has assembled world leaders to try to tackle the climate crisis. But the United States is producing more oil and natural gas than ever; the amount of [...]

US Militarism’s Toxic Impact On Climate Policy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

President Biden addressed the UN General on September 21 with a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a “point of no return,” and a promise that the United States would rally the [...]

The Second Afghan War And US Retreat From Central Asia

By Jack Rasmus, ZNet. -

There were actually two Afghan wars. The first began within a few weeks of the 9-11 tragedy, when the US was attacked by Al Qaeda with the assistance of elements of the Saudi Arabia ruling [...]

The Return Of The Marines

By Thomas Peralte, Black Agenda Report. -

A battalion of U.S. Marines from North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune left for Haiti on Wednesday, August 18 under the pretext of aiding the victims of the disasters that struck the departments of Sud, [...]