Topic: War and imperialism

  • Stop scapegoating Noor Salman

    Because of a cruel prosecution, a domestic violence survivor is facing prison time for the horrific actions committed by her husband.

  • Democracy 1, War Machine 0

    Given a rare say about whether to locally base the Pentagon's notorious F-35 fighter, voters in Burlington, Vermont, said no.

  • A budget to make America go to war again

    Congress and the White House are speaking with one voice in support of a Pentagon that is bristling with new weapons--and gearing up for more war.

  • The uncounted victims from Iraq to Afghanistan

    An antiwar journalist says that the Pentagon has drastically understated the number of civilians killed by air strikes in U.S. wars.

  • False alarm in Hawaii, real threat to the world

    The main lesson of the false alert about an incoming missile strike isn't the need to upgrade alert systems, but to end the continuing threat of nuclear war.

  • Their silence about Ahed

    The way Western pundits and the media are treating the actions of Ahed Tamimi is rooted in Islamophobia and racism.

  • Empire and the Middle East in the age of Trump

    One of the left's leading experts on the Middle East looks at new developments--and at what has changed for the U.S. and what hasn't under Trump.

  • A peace prize that's deserved

    For once, the Nobel Peace Prize went to an ideal recipient this year: the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

  • Sayfullo Saipov's wretched job

    The investigation into the Uzbek immigrant's deadly terrorist attack will likely ignore the miserable years he spent as a truck driver.

  • Don't let Trump add to this horror

    Trump and his right-wing allies made it clear immediately that they would exploit the terrible attack in New York City to further a reactionary agenda.

  • How we oppose Trump's Muslim ban

    Travel bans foster Islamophobia and nationalism. The left should oppose them, not suggest they should be made consistent.

  • Trump's new version of the same old racist ban

    The Trump administration is back with a new Muslim travel ban--and like the first two, this third version is rooted in bigotry and xenophobia.

  • Chelsea Manning's uncompromising fight

    Chelsea Manning has played a vital role in exposing the lies at the heart of U.S. wars and American imperialism.

  • San Diego stands with Nabra

    San Diego was one of several cities where vigils were held against Islamophobia after the murder of Nabra Hassanen in Virginia.

  • Justice denied on Trump's Muslim ban

    The Supreme Court's restoration of parts of Trump's Islamophobic travel ban is a travesty that must be contested in the streets.

  • Nabra Hassanen had more than one murderer

    A young man is behind bars for Nabra Hassanen's murder, but there are many other people responsible for promoting deadly anti-Muslim hate.

  • Countering anti-Muslim hate around the U.S.

    "Anti-Sharia law" protests in over 20 cities were met with counterprotests that vastly outnumbered the bigots in many places.

  • The bigots behind the "anti-Sharia" marches

    Islamophobic marches planned for a number of cities are contributing to the climate of violence fueled by racist politicians like Donald Trump.

  • I spy with all your little eyes

    The government's "If you see something, say something" policy has a long history, but it takes on a new meaning in the Internet era.

  • Not a laughing matter

    The conviction of a protester who laughed during Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing is symbolic of a wider crackdown on dissent.

  • Trump turns up the terror

    His stepped-up military aggression, from threats against North Korea to the use of the "mother of all bombs," won't stop terrorism, but only fuel it.

  • Separating fact from fake news

    Trump has taken the U.S. government practice of lying to a new level, but the left can't start creating its own "alternative facts" to oppose him.

  • Trump takes over the war of terror

    The Trump administration is dramatically escalating air strikes in Iraq and Syria--but it is following a strategy initiated by Obama.

  • Fear and ignorance defeat a mosque

    A proposal to build a mosque in Bayonne, New Jersey, was blocked by an Islamophobic campaign that made headlines.

  • The left can't litigate Trump into submission

    Trump's first travel ban directed at Muslims suffered a stinging legal defeat, but we shouldn't put our faith in a legal strategy.