On Obama's second inauguration, let's challenge our society to look at how well we are addressing the "giant triplets" of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism.
Africa is wealthy in oil, gas, iron, aluminum and rare metals.
As long as it's fought by other people on someone else's soil, Americans can live with perpetual conflict.
When one country polices the world, who polices the police?
The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.
A discussion and book signing with IPS Associate Fellow, Rev. Sekou of his book on the intersections of gay marriage, economic justice, and social movements.
Wars of conquest are most popular if they can be made to appear tidy, safe, just, and relatively cost-free.
Running the world is a lot of work.
The annals of national security are replete with retired generals expressing second thoughts about how militarized the United States has become.
If weapons orders get diverted, so do campaign contributions.