Vijay Prashad espouses confidence in rejecting the neoliberal capitalist framework, which arose against plenty of warnings over several decades and now exposes workers to the wolves of the “free market” during the pandemic.
COVID-19: Humanity’s Cries Against the Crimes of Death
With millions now infected by the virus, Vijay Prashad presses an agenda to strengthen healthcare systems in capitalist countries.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: Hiroshima and the Backlash Against Historical Truth
On the 50th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1995 historians at the Smithsonian tried to present a truthful accounting of that U.S. decision-making but were stopped by right-wing politicians who insist on maintaining comforting myths, recalls Gary G. Kohls.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: From Hiroshima to Collateral Murder
During this week’s commemoration of the attacks on Japan, Nozomi Hayase spotlights the courage of two journalists — Wilfred Burchett and Julian Assange — who sacrificed their own freedom to expose war crimes.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: The Illegality of Nuclear Weapons
The mere possession of nuclear weapons violates the Nuremberg Principles (decreed a day before Nagasaki) and other international laws, argues international law professor Francis Boyle.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: A United State of Delusion
Americans are caught in a kind of national psychosis, wherein little of what is said about foreign conduct — from Germany to the South China Sea — can be taken at face value.
ATOMIC BOMBINGS AT 75: John Pilger — Another Hiroshima is Coming — Unless We Stop It Now
Hiroshima and Nagasaki were acts of premeditated mass murder unleashing a weapon of intrinsic criminality. It was justified by lies that form the bedrock of 21st century U.S. war propaganda, casting a new enemy, and target – China.
UPRISING: Don’t. Side. With. The. Powerful.
Caitlin Johnstone calls reflexive subservience a zombie infection; a mental virus spread by propaganda and toxic ideologies.
COVID-19: Poverty Weaponized By Elite as US Eviction Crisis Looms
This is America, writes Caitlin Johnstone. This is what America is designed to be. The head of a vast, globe-spanning empire needs its rank-and-file citizens to be poor, powerless, and brainwashed at all times.
COVID-19: Neglected, Sacrificed: Over 65 During the Pandemic
Shortages of beds, staff and equipment made doctors discriminate against older persons and prioritize those younger, with more chances of survival, writes Isabel Ortiz.