Tagged: Hillary Clinton
The platform draft shows Democrats are willing to bite the hand that feeds them – but will they follow through?
After 15 years of U.S. occupation in Afghanistan, the Taliban controls more territory than at any point since the U.S. invasion that overthrew them in 2001, Phyllis Bennis tells Press TV.
Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft's shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction
Many "no" voters are experiencing buyer's remorse, but this could be the wake up call the leadership in Brussels needs to make the EU a more responsive institution.
Clinton could address voter skepticism and shatter another glass ceiling by creating the first all-female presidential ticket.
"First, do no harm," Phyllis Bennis tells Campaign For America's Future. If we want to defeat ISIS, we must "Stop the drone attacks. Stop the air strikes.”
IPS's Phyllis Bennis tells Common Dreams that the kind of bombings these officials are calling for is very dangerous and further antagonizing Russia will do nothing to bring peace to the Syrian people.
Black Americans will never trust the police without serious measures to reduce police violence and improve accountability.
Clinton is right: Trump would be a disaster on foreign policy. But her refusal to engage with the alternative offered by Sanders says more about her own war-driven approach than anything else.
IPS's Phyllis Bennis tells the Real News Network that although Clinton rightfully used her national security speech to condemn the bigotry and danger of Trump's positions, she didn't lay out a much better alternative.