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Hungry for Change? With Sixty Million Americans Going Hungry, the United States Needs to Make Peace Not War

The United States cannot afford to maintain a war economy. Such a hyper-militarized economy is inciting dangerous tensions between nuclear powers, as well as eroding the very material foundations of American society. Food hunger in the United States has reached shocking levels with new figures showing that some 60 million Americans are …

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‘A Horrible Mistake’ – Recovering from America’s Imperial Delusions

The bad news stemming from the ill-planned and ill-managed U.S. evacuation of the Afghan capital just kept coming in. The Washington Post put it this way in blowing the whistle on the culminating disaster: “U.S. military admits ‘horrible mistake’ in Kabul drone strike that killed 10 Afghans.” Following the August 26th terrorist attack outside …

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America’s Unpleasant Fate: Oligarchy or Autocracy

Chris Hedges: The political and economic disempowerment that is the consequence of oligarchy infantilizes a population. The competing systems of power are divided between alternatives which widen the social and political divide—and increase potential for violent conflict. The competing systems of power in the United States are divided between oligarchy and …

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End US War-Making Everywhere

We need a reinvigorated anti-war movement. The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, after 20 years of brutal occupation, should just be the beginning. The United States must also end the disastrous ​”War on Terror,” including the bombing campaigns targeting Somalia and Yemen. And it must also put a stop to the brutal sanctions …

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