Proposing that foreign policy be subjected to democratic processes is a call, essentially, to revolution.
Chris Hedges: Fascists in Our Midst
In their ideal America, our “secular humanist” society based on science and reason will be destroyed. The Ten Commandments will form the basis of the legal system.
Assange Put on Suicide Watch After Patel Decision, Father Says
John Shipton said Julian Assange was stripped naked and put in an empty cell to prevent him from killing himself over the home secretary’s decision to sign his extradition order, Joe Lauria reports.
DIANA JOHNSTONE: France Stuck in the Extreme Center
After years of neoliberalism, French politics that venture outside the conformist center’s unshakable loyalty to the Atlantic Alliance are now dangerously “extreme.”
Ukraine: The Broader Geopolitical Conflict
Vijay Prashad reviews the geopolitical battles of recent decades that leave Germany, Japan and India — among others — rattled in their response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Dozens Arrested as Scientists Worldwide Mobilize
They want to send an urgent message: Only a “climate revolution” will be enough to avert catastrophe.
Russia, Ukraine & the Law of War: Crime of Aggression
Scott Ritter, in part one of a two-part series, lays out international law regarding the crime of aggression and how it relates to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
WATCH: THE KILL CLOUD — Networked Warfare, Drones & AI
A two-day conference on drone warfare and other advanced technological means of killing starts at noon EDT today from Berlin. Watch it here.
Chris Hedges: The Lie of American Innocence
U.S. hypocrisy on war crimes makes a rules-based world, one that abides by international law, impossible.
DIANA JOHNSTONE: For Washington, War Never Ends
The formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the rearmament of Germany confirmed that for the United States, the war in Europe was not entirely over. It still isn’t.