Our Troops as Cannon Fodder

Our Troops as Cannon Fodder

Wars of conquest are most popular if they can be made to appear tidy, safe, just, and relatively cost-free.

When Old Hawks Retract Their Talons

The annals of national security are replete with retired generals expressing second thoughts about how militarized the United States has become.

Get Ready for War with Iran

Get Ready for War with Iran

All this imperial conniving is giving the Republican presidential candidates, except the isolationist Ron Paul, plenty to yammer about.

Endless War

Endless War

Uncle Sam thinks he’s starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Is Iran Iraq All Over Again?

Is Iran Iraq All Over Again?

The nuclear intelligence that the media is fixated on consists mostly of allegations of abstract research that have been floating around for years.

Occupy APEC with Aloha

Occupy APEC with Aloha

APEC’s leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific — but civil society is pushing back.

U.S. Military and Economic Violence in Nicaragua: Roots of Migration

U.S. Military and Economic Violence in Nicaragua: Roots of Migration

Migration and its root causes have been an integral part of the post-war reconciliation process in Nicaragua. The Peace Promoters have found that most Nicaraguans, no matter their political leaning or past military involvement – Contra or Sandinista – are facing many of the same issues. Working closely with families as a conflict mediator, a lawyer, and a disability rights activist, Uriel has increasingly come across a single issue: migration. He will talk about migration and the large systematic dynamics behind it, especially in terms of Nicaragua’s often-contentious relationship with the United States.