To those who suffer directly from U.S. and NATO aggression, the demands of the Feb. 19 Rage Against the War Machine rally in Washington are not theoretical issues. For them, it is a matter of life or death. They welcome…
Tag: Dennis Kucinich
WATCH: Hedges & Kucinich on Ukraine & the Democrats
Journalist Chris Hedges interviews former U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich on his show The Chris Hedges Report about the death of the anti-war wing of the Democratic Party. Aired on the Real News Network.
Chris Hedges: Democrats Are a Party of War
The Democratic Party has become the party of permanent war, fueling massive military spending which is hollowing out the country from the inside and flirting with nuclear war.
Chris Hedges: Kucinich Memoir Is a Moving Account of a Battle Against Corporate Power
When the “boy mayor” of Cleveland took a stand against privatization of public power, the region’s elites deployed every weapon they had, including attempted assassination.
Newly Elected Progressives Face Palestine Taboo
After they won their primaries, some young progressives curbed their pro-Palestine rhetoric. Now they are in Washington getting oriented. Next up: early test votes in the new year sponsored by the pro-Israel lobby, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
Ten Commonsense Suggestions for Making Peace, Not War
President Trump’s first year in office brought an escalation of military aggression abroad as he built on the interventions of previous administrations, but there are steps America can take to move towards a more peaceful future, writes retired U.S. Air…
The Risks of Clinton’s Syrian ‘No-Fly Zone’
Hillary Clinton’s scheme for a “no-fly zone” – if implemented withouth the Syrian government’s approval – would be an act of war and a risk of a nuclear showdown with Russia, says ex-Congressman Dennis Kucinich.
In Case You Missed…
Some of our special stories in July focused on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine (especially the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17), the Israeli war on Gaza, and the real history of Thomas Jefferson.
What Is Israel’s End Game in Gaza?
By invading Gaza, Israel claims to be addressing short-term security concerns but it is also damaging what remains of the peace process — and the offensive raises troubling questions about the future of the Palestinians trapped in Gaza, writes former…
Gerrymandering Threatens Kucinich
Ohio’s Republican-controlled government gerrymandered a new congressional district across a northern strip of the state to pit two progressive Democrats Dennis Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur against each other in Tuesday’s primary. Steve Cobble laments this and recalls some of Kucinich’s brave stands.