The unjustified interventions and increasingly ugly defeats simply don’t get mentioned. It is as though 70 years of U.S. military history has been whitewashed from the American mind, writes Joe Lauria.
Month: May 2021
US Troops Die for World Domination, Not Freedom
On Memorial Day, Caitlin Johnstone says it’s important to block the propaganda that helps feed a steady supply of teenagers into the imperial war machine.
A People’s Guide to the War Industry -4: The New BOSS
Corporations have taken over many military tasks or “base operations support services,” writes Christian Sorensen. Fourth in a five-part series on the military-industrial-congressional complex.
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A Jan 6 Congressional Commission Would Have Been Bogus
With an eye on the 9/11 Commission, James Bovard says a facade of truth can be more dangerous than no disclosure at all.
A People’s Guide to the War Industry -3: Bribery & Propaganda
When war is your business, peace is your enemy, writes Christian Sorensen. Third in a five-part series on the military-industrial-congressional complex.
COVID-19: Fauci Backed Strengthening of Viruses Despite Admitting Risk of Pandemic, Australian Newspaper Reports
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. virus expert, acknowledged the risk of a pandemic from an accidental leak of a fortified virus but supported the research anyway, The Australian newspaper has reported.
George W. Bush’s Shameful Legacy in Afghanistan
If there is any justice, the name of the former president will live in infamy, writes James Bovard.
Legacy of Paris Commune, Ended 150 Years Ago Today
What united the Paris Commune with rebellions across France and others around the world was the claim that silk workers and cutlery workers, bakers and weavers, could govern society without the bourgeoisie.
AFRICA: Deby’s Death, Chad’s Crisis & the Ghosts of Libya
Danny Sjursen says it is no accident that some 60 percent of the coups in Africa over the last half century occurred in former French colonies.