Category: WITNESSES TO HISTORY

The US-Led War on Yemen

  STEPHEN GOWANS—This is a US-led war for empire, against an organized, militant force, which insists on Yemeni sovereignty; which insists on self-determination; and which therefore repudiates US leadership (a euphemism for US despotism and US dictatorship.) If we’re committed to democracy, we ought to supportREAD ON

Giving the Game Away

PAUL STREET—For [PBS pundit] Rothenberg, the Clinton wing members are the “pragmatists,” the realistic adults who want “get things done” (one of the great neoliberal president Obama’s favorite phrases and claims). The Sanders folks are “ideologues,” a pejorative term meaning people who are mainly aboutREAD ON