May 23, 2022 | If our tax dollars are furnishing the weapons that kill journalists and other innocents, that’s not just an international crime — it’s against U.S. law, too.
Articles by Phyllis Bennis
March 29, 2022 | The NATO no-fly zone over Libya caused far more suffering than it prevented. In Ukraine, it would be even worse.
March 29, 2022 | We need a progressive politics that shows solidarity with all victims of military violence — while resisting the militarism of our own government.
February 25, 2022 | There’s no “national interest” worth risking nuclear conflict. But urgent diplomacy and humanitarian aid — and Russia’s own antiwar movement — could stop the suffering.
February 23, 2022 | Movements for justice and Palestinian rights laid the ground for recent declarations by Amnesty International and other human rights organizations. Now we have to follow up.
January 12, 2022 | King looked beyond our borders — not only at injustice, but at how people worked together to end it. It’s an example we need today.
September 7, 2021 | Julian Aguon’s ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’ is a thoughtful meditation on how, to understand problems at the center of a colonial society, we have to look at the margins.
August 4, 2021 | It's beautiful that there's an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?
August 4, 2021 | From the Boston Tea Party to the Montgomery bus boycott, an ice cream boycott for Palestinian rights fits right in with social movement history.
June 17, 2021 | Some in Washington may be so glad to be rid of Netanyahu that they’ll welcome his even more hardline successor.