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Pentagon Capitalism and Silicon Valley: Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

    Pentagon Capitalism and Silicon Valley: Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

SAN FRANCISCO (Analysis) – Google — the advertising and search engine monolith that once touted its official commitment, “Don’t be evil” — has thrown its full weight behind the U.S. military-industrial complex’s fast-advancing unmanned drone program – and more than three thousand of its employees will have none of it. In a letter to Google…

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Over 3000 Google Employees Demand Company Cease Work On Pentagon Drone Program

    Over 3000 Google Employees Demand Company Cease Work On Pentagon Drone Program

More than 3,000 Google employees have signed a letter that’s circulating in the company demanding that the tech giant end its involvement in Project Maven, a Pentagon program that could be used to develop drone technology. The project, the workers argue, runs counter to the company’s stated mission and motto. “By entering into this contract,…

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Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

    Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

WASHINGTON – In the last few years, arguably the most visible and well-publicized march on the U.S. capital has been the “Women’s March,” a movement aimed at advocating for legislation and policies promoting women’s rights as well as a protest against the misogynistic actions and statements of high-profile U.S. politicians. The second Women’s March, which…

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America Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on the War on Terror … and Counting

    America Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on the War on Terror … and Counting

I’m in my mid-thirties, which means that, after the 9/11 attacks, when this country went to war in Afghanistan and Iraq in what President George W. Bush called the “Global War on Terror,” I was still in college. I remember taking part in a couple of campus antiwar demonstrations and, while working as a waitress…

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Military Spending Is Already Bankrupting America

  Military Spending Is Already Bankrupting America

Mark my words, America’s war spending will bankrupt the nation. For that matter, America’s war spending has already bankrupted the nation to the tune of more than $20 trillion dollars. Now the Trump Administration is pushing for a $4.4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2019 that would add $7 trillion to the already unsustainable federal deficit in order to sustain America’s military empire…

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How “America First” Became the Presidency of the Pentagon

  How “America First” Became the Presidency of the Pentagon

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump won over many American voters by his promise to put “America First.” Though this catchphrase was thought – at the time — to imply a populist message of putting the American people first, Trump has largely failed to deliver on his promises to roll back the corporate welfare…

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The United States refused to receive the delegation with Medvedev regarding Syrian case

  The United States refused to receive the delegation with Medvedev regarding Syrian case

‘The U.S. refused to accept a delegation led by Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister of Russia, who planned to discuss

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Journalists and War

  Journalists and War

Considering that journalists work in the service of peace, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution designed for their

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“Je Suis CIA”

  “Je Suis CIA”

Since 9/11, the imperial playbook has consisted of a favorite and time-tested tactic: the false flag operation. Carry out or

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US warplanes strike oil pipeline in Syria: Pentagon

  US warplanes strike oil pipeline in Syria: Pentagon

The US military says American and coalition warplanes have struck a crude oil pipeline and collection depots in Syria held

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