Governmental bodies in the U.S. aren’t meant to be owned by those who lead them. They aren’t possessions to be disposed of according to the will and inclination of the governors, writes Michael Brenner.
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.
An avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense, writes Jack Matlock, the last U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R.
Four years ago today, Consortium News founding editor Robert Parry passed away unexpectedly. In this essay, adapted from an afterword for the forthcoming book, American Dispatches: A Robert Parry Reader, his son Nat reflects on his life and legacy.