Peace Movement Must Urge Trump And Putin To End War, Rid World Of Nuclear Weapons

By Simo Alastalo, Demokraatti -

Let me congratulate you on your great achievement – which neither you nor anybody else has noticed. You have awakened humanity from years of deep hibernation. And let’s not forget the North [...]

The United States Has Quit the Human Rights Business

By Vijay Prashad, Independent Media Institute -

The United States has decided to formally depart from the United Nations Human Rights Council. This action by the Trump administration has been met, in liberal American and European circles, with [...]

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 [...]

Colombia Votes: A Divided Left, A Fragile Peace

By Emma Shaw Crane, NCLA -

If Duque—heavily favored to win—assumes power, the already fragile accords will falter and the country will return to right-wing uribismo. If Duque—heavily favored to win—assumes power, the [...]

UN Rejects Plan To Demand Immediate Ceasefire In Yemen Port

By Patrick Wintour, The Guardian -

The UN security council rejected a move to demand an immediate end to the fighting around the strategic port. The 15-strong body failed to agree to a statement calling on forces led by Saudi [...]

War On Iran Is US Policy Now

By William Boardman, Reader Supported News. -

On May 21, in his first formal public address, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo (sworn in May 2) effectively declared war on the sovereign nation of Iran. Pompeo has no constitutional authority [...]

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” [...]

Veterans Applaud Progress For Peace In North Korea

By Gerry Condon, Veterans for Peace -

Veterans For Peace congratulates the Korean people, who cried out for peace and unity, and we applaud their leaders, who listened and acted courageously.  The joint statement from the historic [...]

North Korea Issue is Not De-Nuclearization But De-Colonization

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report -

The critics had already signaled their strategy for derailing any meaningful move toward normalizing relations between the United States and North Korea. Right-wing neoliberals from CNN, MSNBC [...]

Pentagon Ignoring Trump Decision To End North Korean

By Jamie McIntyre, Washington Examiner -

“We will maintain the fighting readiness of our forces,” said one official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the policy is still being refined. But several sources said training [...]

The North Korea Summit Through The Looking Glass

By Branko Marcetic, Jacobin Magazine. -

On Tuesday, as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un shook hands for their much-anticipated summit in Singapore, one Korean reporter observed a curious episode. Koreans watching the scene unfold on a TV [...]

Yemen: US Grants Approval For Genocide

By Moon of Alabama. -

The genocide in Yemen is going to start tomorrow. Eight million are already on the brink of starvation. Eighteen out of twenty-six million Yemenis live in the mountainous heartlands (green) which [...]

Google Sets Limits But Allows Work For Military

By Tom Simonite, Wired -

Earier this year, Google CEO Sundar Pichai described artificial intelligence as more profound to humanity than fire. Thursday, after protests from thousands of Google employees over a Pentagon [...]

The Foundation For International Justice Is Anti-Imperialism

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The United States has had a policy of imperialism beginning after the Civil War. The US way of war, developed against Indigenous peoples, spread worldwide as the US sought to extend its power [...]