Washington's Wars and Occupations: Month in Review #71
By Rebecca Gordon, and the War Times/Tiempo de Guerras editors
What a month!
Uprisings continued in the Arab world, presenting the first serious threat to U.S. power in...
Month in Review, October 2010
By Jen Soriano
Shadow wars assault life, liberty and privacy under a fog of state deception. Like the shape-...
THE ALCHEMY OF EMPIRE
MAKING MONSTERS OF NATIONS, MAKING A MONSTER MESS
It has been a cruel, cruel summer. With the record-breaking heat that has hit the U.S. come other record breakers:
MILITARISM RUN AMOK: AFGHANISTAN, GAZA, ARIZONA & BEYOND
by Max Elbaum
“First the execution, then the trial.”
“Stop them if they look illegal – round 'em up and deport 'em.”
“Lock 'em up and throw away the key.”
CHANGE HAPPENS SLOWLY, EXCEPT WHEN IT HAPPENS FAST
by Max Elbaum
“Change happens slowly,” Tom Hayden wrote a few months ago, “except when it happens fast.” That‟s an important insight to keep in mind when looking at the wars and occupations that afflict...
U.S. TORTURE: IT'S NOT OVER YET
As antiwar and progressive activists take stock at the end of a dismal month, two speeches by leaders of U.S. social movements offer valuable food for thought. It is more than worth an evening's time to read and ponder the remarks of AFL-CIO head Rich Trumka at the National Press Club January 10, and the "Beyond Vietnam" address given by Dr....