How BRICS Plus Clashes With The US Economic War On Iran

By Pepe Escobar, -

August 04, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -  The key take away from the BRICS summit in Johannesburg is that Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – important Global South players – [...]

Protest War And Racism, In Chicago, On August 25th

By Rich Whitney, -

In calling for this demonstration, the Chicago Committee Against War and Racism declares that in many respects we are confronting worse evils today than we were 50 years ago — but we are still [...]

When It Comes To War, Words Matter

By Gayle Morrow, -

Words matter. It’s an important lesson learned by children in the play yard and PR firm executives alike. That is why the recent unheralded word change to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Mission [...]

Let’s Design A World Beyond War

By Joanne Lucas Cvar, -

Is a world beyond the barbaric practice of war only a romantic dream? In reaction to the horrors of WWI (the “war to end all wars”), most of the nations of the world, including Germany and Japan, [...]

Who Is Making A Killing On Killing?

By Jodie Evans and Andrew Behar, -

Our investments are funding war, guns, and militarism at home and around the world. From our personal investments to state pension plans to university trusts, the money that individuals and [...]

On Purpose, In Kabul

By Kathy Kelly, -

Writing this week for the Chicago Tribune, Steve Chapman called a U.S. Government report on the war in Afghanistan “a chronicle of futility.” “The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan [...]

How ‘Deep State’ Stopped A US President From Withdrawing US Troops From Korea

By Franz-Stefan Gady, -

With U.S. President Donald Trump once more touting his desire to withdraw the 28,500 U.S. troops currently stationed in South Korea, it is perhaps worthwhile briefly examining the last time an [...]

“Stop The War! Feed The Poor!”: March By Poor People’s Campaign Ends With Arrests In DC

By Jessica Corbett, -

Organized by Rev. Drs. William Barber and Liz Theoharis, the movement takes inspiration from a campaign of the same name launched 50 years ago by Martin Luther King, Jr. Through a series of [...]

Nicaragua’s Crisis – The Latest Stage In A Permanent War

By Tortilla Con Sal, -

Nicaragua’s opposition paramilitary intimidation and media terror campaign have brought fear, insecurity, and hardship to around 30 of Nicaragua’s 153 municipalities. Only President Daniel [...]

Democrat’s Position On North Korea Shows They Are A War Party

By Ajamu Baraka, -

If more proof was needed to persuade anyone that the Democrats are indeed a war party, it was provided when Senator Chuck Schumer and other Democrat leaders in the Senate engaged in a cynical [...]

‘Peace Is Bad For Business’: War Profiteer Stocks Plummet After Diplomatic Progress With North Korea

By Jake Johnson, -

Last year, investors were drooling over the prospect of all-out war with North Korea, but Tuesday's summit has them worried. American defense contractors were practically drooling over the [...]

The US Is At War With Itself

By Lawrence Davidson, -

The United States is at war with itself. It is actually a function of the nation’s heritage—the past contesting specific aspects of a modern present. This results in traditions in flux. Some [...]

Over 70 Syrian Tribes Declare War On US-Backed Forces, Foreign Troops In Northern Syria

By Leith Aboufadel, -

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 P.M.) – Over 70 Syrian tribes issued a joint statement on Saturday that announced the formation of a new combined force that would fight the US-backed militias and foreign [...]

Fragile: Pentagon Report Raises Alarm That US Industry Can’t Support War For Much Longer

By Staff, -

Between globalization and nearly 20 years of constant warfare, the industrial part of the US military-industrial complex is not looking so good, putting future wars at risk, according to a new [...]