“The war that we have carefully for yearsprovokedCatches us unprepared, amazed and indignant.Our warships are shotLike sitting ducks and our planes like nest-birds,both our coasts ridiculously panicked,And our leaders make orations. This is thepeopleThat hopes to impose on the whole planetaryworldAn American peace.”      - Robinson Jeffers, “Pearl Harbor.” “This...
Former Kansas Senator Bob Dole, a Republican who ran against Bill Clinton for president in 1996, died on Sunday at the age of 98. President Joe Biden called Mr. Dole—who survived serious battlefield wounds in Italy during World War II—"an American statesman like few in our history. A war hero and...
Despite Washington’s best effort to derail Nicaragua’s electoral process through hybrid warfare, strong voter turnout resulted in a decisive victory by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), and the reelection of President Daniel Ortega with 75.92% of the votes cast. Nicaragua’s non-partisan, independent Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) reported on...
Laotians continue to be crippled and maimed by unexploded ordnance left over from the Indochina War. Because of the world’s indifference, only one percent of 80 million undetonated antipersonnel bombs have been cleared. On a bright Saturday morning, August 2, 2008, Yae Li, a middle-aged rice farmer with six children,...
Elect leftist Xiomara Castro as first female president in a blow to Washington and the party of Narco-Dictator Juan Orlando Hernández, who could now be put on trial Honduras’-twelve-year nightmare prompted by a U.S.-backed coup came to an end this week with the election of Xiomara Castro as the country’s...
History reminds us of the evil U.S. foreign meddling and the need for a strong anti-imperialist movement I was in Athens, Greece earlier this month and I had the chance to participate for the very first time in the annual 17 November march on the U.S. Embassy. When I was working...
The Working Class Explains…and Debunks Common Lies As predicted by multiple polls, the Sandinistas, led by Daniel Ortega, won a resounding victory on the November 7th elections in Nicaragua. The elections were a referendum on the path that the Sandinista government has taken the country, which is grounded on large...
“Frank Olson is flying and it’s a long way down” - David Clewell, “CIA in Wonderland.” In September 1994, the NBC hit show Unsolved Mysteries aired an episode on Dr. Frank Olson, a CIA biochemist at the Fort Detrick laboratory on germ warfare. Olson had supposedly jumped to his death...
Putin is considered a threat because he restored Russian sovereignty, erased the humiliation of the Boris Yeltsin era, and championed Russia’s national interests. But that is just what the U.S. elite could not tolerate. The U.S. military-industrial complex needs enemies like human lungs need oxygen. When there are no enemies,...
Environmental Destruction is Part of the Huge Human Costs of the American Military Empire Whenever I read or hear about PFAS in the news it always seems to be about contaminated drinking water. That’s because the federal government and the U.S. military prefer talking about PFAS in municipal water systems...

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