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Rage Against the War Machine: An Interview with Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan

By Mnar Muhawesh Source: Mint Press News Some 2.7 billion dollars per day. That’s how much the U.S. government will spend next year to prop up the military and the more than 800 bases it maintains in over 70 countries. … Continue reading

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War Profiteers and the Demise of the US Military-Industrial Complex

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov Within the vast bureaucratic sprawl of the Pentagon there is a group in charge of monitoring the general state of the military-industrial complex and its continued ability to fulfill the requirements of the national … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Peace in Afghanistan: Is Community Engagement the Key?

By Robert J. Burrowes I have just read a superb book by Mark Isaacs, an Australian who has documented several years of effort by a group of incredibly committed young people in Afghanistan to build peace in that war-torn country … Continue reading

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EMPIRES ARE A SECRET UNTIL THEY START FALLING

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Source: Popular Resistance In the past, we have written about the 2020s as a decade when the United States Empire will end. This is based on Alfred McCoy’s predictions (listen to our interview with him on Clearing the … Continue reading

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The Forever War Is So Normalized That Opposing It Is “Isolationism”

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com After getting curb stomped on the debate stage by Tulsi Gabbard, the campaign for Tim “Who the fuck is Tim Ryan?” Ryan posted a statement decrying the Hawaii congresswoman’s desire to end a pointless 18-year military occupation as “isolationism”. … Continue reading

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Understanding NATO, Ending War

By Robert J. Burrowes On 4 April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, better known as NATO, marked the 70th anniversary of its existence with a conference attended by the foreign ministers of member nations in Washington DC. This will … Continue reading

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Bullet Points: How Forever War Will End

By Kurt Nimmo Source: Another Day in the Empire Forget a popular movement to end the wars. As George W. Bush said during his murder spree in Afghanistan and Iraq, the antiwar movement at that time (far larger than what … Continue reading

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Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social … Continue reading

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