Posts Tagged: imperialism
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.
U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course?
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
Just as humans must reconfigure their relationship with nature, the United States must reconfigure its relationship with the world.
The peace movement needs to make it clear not only what we are against, but what we are for.
The Cuban missile crisis was started by imperial jockeying and resolved by genuine diplomacy.