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The Future is Female (Death Merchants): MSM Celebrates Women in the War Machine

    The Future is Female (Death Merchants): MSM Celebrates Women in the War Machine

WASHINGTON — The mainstream media has made a noisy effort over the years to humanize America’s war machine. But now, outlets like MSNBC are doubling down on efforts in 2019, celebrating the feminization of America’s institutions of destruction and foreign sabotage. You may think you’ve seen it all: from the “humanitarian intervention” canard whitewashing bloody…

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Welcome to the Jungle: Jair Bolsonaro Brings Perfect Storm of Fascism and Neoliberalism to Brazil

    Welcome to the Jungle: Jair Bolsonaro Brings Perfect Storm of Fascism and Neoliberalism to Brazil

It’s darkness at the break of (tropical) high noon. Jean Baudrillard once defined Brazil as “the chlorophyll of our planet”. And yet a land vastly associated worldwide with the soft power of creative joie de vivre has elected a fascist for president. Brazil is a land torn apart. Former paratrooper Jair Bolsonaro was elected with 55.63 percent…

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Politicians Want You to Think Questioning War Disrespects Veterans Like Me. They’re Wrong.

    Politicians Want You to Think Questioning War Disrespects Veterans Like Me. They’re Wrong.

How do you motivate men and women to fight and die for a cause many of them don’t believe in, and whose purpose they can’t articulate? That’s what Phil Klay, author and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, asks in an essay published this month in The Atlantic. Unfortunately, he points out in a recent New York Times op-ed, “Serious discussion of foreign…

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Protests Sweep Japan to as Right-Wing Government Pushes for Further Militarization

    Protests Sweep Japan to as Right-Wing Government Pushes for Further Militarization

TOKYO — Massive protests took place across Japan on Thursday to mark 71st Constitution Memorial Day as tens of thousands of people rallied against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s continued attempts to scrap the pacifist aspects of the 1947 U.S.-penned Constitution. The protests drew up to 60,000 participants in Tokyo alone, where Japanese people of all…

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What Does Nikolas Cruz Have in Common With Other Mass Shooters? Ties to the Military

  What Does Nikolas Cruz Have in Common With Other Mass Shooters? Ties to the Military

In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in the United States, the internet and broadcast news alike are inundated with commentary about why this keeps happening in America. Some blame guns, others blame mental health, and still others confidently blame false flag events and crisis actors. But one commonality among numerous mass killings in the…

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From Malmstrom AFB to Charlottesville: Racism Metastasizes from Military to the Streets

  From Malmstrom AFB to Charlottesville: Racism Metastasizes from Military to the Streets

MALMSTROM AFB, MONTANA — An Air Force Sergeant is under investigation for twice posting racist messages to the Facebook group of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter (BLM). It’s the second time in less than a week that a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force has come under fire for making derogatory remarks…

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Russia and China improve their military cooperation

  Russia and China improve their military cooperation

Today a new stage of cooperative russian-china naval trainings is starting. Seven chinese battleships headed with destroyer Shenyan have already

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Twin Cities peace groups speak out against new U.S. escalation in Iraq

  Twin Cities peace groups speak out against new U.S. escalation in Iraq

Minneapolis, MN – A highly visible anti-war protest was held in the Twin Cities June 17 to speak out against

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