The late civil rights leader warned prophetically that the U.S. would be trapped in a series of overseas military entanglements while the gap between the rich and poor back home grew ever larger.
The late IPS co-founder consistently connected the dots between America’s military adventures overseas and economic and racial injustice at home.
And he called them out fearlessly.
If war crimes are defined as military actions that, intentionally or not, harm great numbers of civilians, then either all wars today are crimes, or the term has become meaningless.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
The B-52 is often touted as a game-changer, but it can’t overcome a determined adversary.
Putin’s attempt at “shock and awe” in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The impulse to “boldly go” has gotten humanity into a mess of trouble.
I called Henry Kissinger a war criminal to his face. Here’s why.
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets. Here’s why.