A Salute to the Waywayanda (NY) 6 who have been on trial for standing up to a corporate behemoth and a corrupt state government running an environmentally disastrous fracked gas infrastructure/pipeline through pristine land in the lower Hudson Valley.
Before our leaders act in fulfillment of the Apocalypse, I think a few questions are in order.
How, after a campaign where he repeatedly questioned America’s adventures in Iraq and Libya — including warning President Obama not to strike Syria after an alleged government use of poison gas — did President Trump get trapped in these wars?
Enter President Trump. The show of brute military strength demonstrated with the dropping of the “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan may or may not instill fear in ISIS, but it certainly is causing alarm among many in America and around the world who sense that this display of almost supernatural military power might bring us a step closer to World War III.
Earlier this week I did an interview with Jeremy Scahil at The Intercept re #Syria. Here's the podcast link:
"THERE IS ALMOST nothing that brings the warmongers, the hawks, and the elites from both the Democratic and Republican parties closer together than a cruise-missile strike.
Former Congressman Dennis Kucinich, who recently met with Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, questions the official... View details ⇨
The number of civilians killed in recent US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria is rising. As we bomb villages to save villages isn't it time to look back to 2002, when President Bush was so sure Iraq had WMDs that he launched a war which killed over 1,000,000 innocent Iraqis. Nearly 4,500 US soldiers have been killed. The monetary cost of the war in Iraq will exceed three trillion dollars. The US... View details ⇨
There has been a rush to judgment over the origin of the chemical weapon attack in Idlib, Syria. Conclusions were drawn with no investigation, no gathering of evidence, no forensics, no independent international inquiry, only charges followed by military action. It is extraordinary that when anyone so much as asks for an investigation they are attacked politically. When a verdict is... View details ⇨