Category: ANTIWAR

Glioblastoma As Metaphor

How should we feel or think when we’ve learned that this man has a virulent form of cancer, a glioblastoma whose tentacles will reach into his central nervous system, causing a range of symptoms like headaches, nausea, drowsiness, blurred vision,READ ON

Of “Heroes” and “Communist Dictators”

See more at: http://cindysheehanssoapbox.blogspot.com/2017/07/of-heroes-and-communist-dictators-by.html Since my first meeting with McCain in 2004, I am under no illusion that he is “independent” or not too reprehensible. In a nation of reprehensibles, he is near the top (or bottom) of the dung-heap.READ ON

With New D.C. Policy Group, Dems Continue to Rehabilitate and Unify With Bush-Era Neocons

ONE OF THE most under-discussed yet consequential changes in the American political landscape is the reunion between the Democratic Party and the country’s most extreme and discredited neocons. While the rise of Donald Trump, whom neocons loathe, has accelerated this realignment,READ ON

ISIS

The Massacre of Mosul: More Than 40,000 Civilians Feared DeadAs

Mr Zebari accuses the government in Baghdad, of which he was until recently a member, of not doing enough to relieve the suffering. “Sometimes you might think the government is indifferent to what has happened,” he said. He doubts ifREAD ON

• Japan’s Legacy of War Crimes in China

The physician-/torturer-in-charge was lieutenant-general Ishii Shiro whose name has not been accorded the widespread infamy of the German SS physician/torturer Josef Mengele. Proceeding further in the museum, a photo captured my attention. There were six rows of people, men andREAD ON

Venezuela Under Siege by U.S. Empire

Venezuela has the largest known reserve of oil in the world, and Venezuela controls its own oil, not international corporations; and it uses its oil for the benefit of its people. The U.S. Empire instead wants to control that oilREAD ON

The “Deep State” Then and Now

“…since grasping the present from within is the most problematic task the mind can face.”         — Frederic Jameson ave you ever seen a photograph of yourself from the past and laughed or grimaced at the way you wereREAD ON