Regions / North America
As the pretext for attacking Syria becomes shakier, the need for Washington to strike sooner increases.
As with Iraq, we’re casting due process aside in the rush to judgment.
The peace movement has a vital stake in building a movement powerful enough to challenge those who would restrict voting rights or violate civil liberties with racial profiling.
We are like the British at the end of World War II: desperately trying to shore up an empire that we never needed and can no longer afford, using methods that often resemble those of failed empires of the past.
What’s the point of retaliating to a nuclear attack that destroys your country?
Rajiv Chandrasekaran's new book, Little America: The War within the War for Afghanistan, details the bureaucratic infighting that sunk America's war in Afghanistan.
From Assad redefining a presidency to death-squads redefining war crimes.
The best thing the American Empire can do is prepare the world for its eventual collapse.
When James Senenbrenner, the congressman who introduced the Patriot Act, can’t stomach the NSA’s data collection programs, you know they’re in trouble.
Philanthropists use microlending and financial literacy programs to conscript world’s poor into the service of free markets.