U.S. imperialism is not behind the conflict.
The women of Vieques, an island off the east coast of Puerto Rico, have been on the front lines of the generations-long struggle for peace and justice to end the havoc wrought by U.S. foreign policy on their island, in their homes, and on their bodies.
When it comes to U.S. security, Americans are more of a threat than the Chinese or the Russians.
Why is the Pentagon budget so high?
Trump attacked democracy. Will democracy fight back?
But if the effort is designed to distract from the Saudi government’s worst abuses — or U.S. support from them — it may backfire.
Washington has tried to replace international law with a vague “rules-based order” that seemingly only other countries can violate. Ukrainians and Iraqis deserve better.
If the U.S. wants the ICC to prosecute Russia for its many crimes in Ukraine, Washington should join the court too — and receive its judgment.
The war claimed more than lives and treasure — it claimed a future’s worth of lost opportunities. Now, younger generations are demanding them back.
The 118th Congress has opted for colonialism over democracy in Puerto Rico.