In 2000 the top six U.S. military companies spent over $6.5 million in contributions to candidates and political parties.
The Bush administration has been widely criticized worldwide for its go-it-alone foreign policy. But in one area the administration is enthusiastically embracing multilateralism, along with the Pentagon and U.S. defense corporations is missile defense..
The Bush administration is undermining the logic of deterrence--previously used to make weapons of mass destruction unthinkable in wartime due to certain retaliation--and making the use of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction all the more likely.
The dynamics of the system of deregulated, finance-driven global capitalism are the central problem of the current economy.
At a time when the petropolitics of the Bush administration seem to reign supreme, the rights of peoples affected by the global hunt for oil have received an important boost.
Freezing military aid to Israel would send a message that committing human rights violations is unacceptable.
" This is a "betrayal of capitalism" in which the "most fundamental principles of our market system were being flouted."
There are people of good will on both sides, people not blinded by the illusion that violence solves everything.
The United Nations will hold the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), an international conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, ostensibly to create a new model of sustainable development that integrates economic development, social justice, a
For America's allies, the new Bush Doctrine of attacking people before they attack us, known as "first strike," is another example of a bull-in-a-china shop approach to world affairs.