David Starr

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David Starr acknowledged his interest in politics in 1986 when he lived in Hawai'i. From there, he became active, joining such groups as the Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Association (LACASA), the Hawai'i Union of Socialists (HUS) and Ka Lehui Hawai'i (The Hawaiian Nation). Starr also created a publication entitled Voices of Change, and had articles published in the Honolulu Weekly and Toward Freedom during the 1990s.  Now Connecticut-based, Starr has published many pieces in Reader Supported News,  the Daily Kos, and has been published in the LA Progressive. David can be reached at dl_starr@hotmail.com.
Another example of the United States, as an empire, fully supporting Israel in its attempted genocide against Palestinians was decided with the vote to censure Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on November 7, 2023. Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, had the courage to call out Israel for its militaristic debacle in Gaza, as...
It was an embarrassing event in the Canadian Parliament in late September as Ukrainian Nazi-linked veteran Yaroslav Hunka was honored as a World War II “hero.” Upon finding this out, Canadian officials scrambled to save face. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed that this was “deeply embarrassing.” House of Commons...
On August 22-24, the BRICS organization (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) held its 15th Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. BRICS Chairman Cyril Ramaphosa, who is president of South Africa, made concluding remarks about the Summit in a media briefing:  “Leading up to the Summit, there was a wide-ranging BRICS business...
“Build New Cities. Maximize Human Prosperity.” That is the slogan of Prospera, an entity that creates what it calls “model cities” or “charter cities,” a privatization scheme built for investors like libertarians, etc., in other words, voracious capitalists. These cities have operated in foreign countries, like Honduras, a victim of...
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit, held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on July 11 and 12, provided a showcase for an imperialist alliance that has been a major source of war for decades. Committing to a major NATO force buildup, world leaders at the conference pledged fealty to Ukraine, which...
Most Americans Don’t Know About the Real Patriots Who Opposed the Nation’s Forever Wars Going Back to the 19th Century On February 20, journalist Max Blumenthal gave a powerful address at the Rage Against the War Machine rally across from the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., in which he emphasized...
In February 2023, United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken briefly met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and proceeded to give him a “moral” lecture on Russia’s decision to suspend its role in a nuclear arms treaty, and on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. They were in India for the...
Arms Industry and U.S. Government Have Now Practically Merged The United States’s imperial foreign policy has been evident since day one, but especially starting with the Gilded Age and the arrogant doctrine of Manifest Destiny of the mid-19th century. The imperial “cause” continued through the decades leading up to today.  And...
“El Bloqueo” (The Blockade) is what Cubans call it. It is a 60-year-old abomination. It is the U.S. embargo against Cuba.  Imposed by U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1962, the embargo has and continues to be an utter failure in its objective, that is, trying to fuel a counter-revolution...
Israel is moving more toward a Jewish theocracy based on the myth of religious supremacy and ultra-nationalism. And the November 1, 2022, legislative election will not change this.   This is the fourth election in five years with parties forming coalitions, splitting, then reforming coalitions.     An October 18 poll, put out by...