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When a Sick Nation Comes Apart at the Seams

Nation (un)building and planet (un)building, American-style.

Tom Engelhardt ·


A Look Back on a Not So Happy Year

A year of illness, death, mourning, and ever-increasing political chaos on a striking, if not unparalleled, scale threatens the American system as we've known it. Meanwhile, a new kind of weather threatens the world as we've known it.

Tom Engelhardt ·


America's Loser Generals Finally Win Big... Paychecks With the Military-Industrial Complex

After leading decades of destruction and devastation abroad in which victory was always "just around the corner," top U.S. military brass doing just fine with lucrative careers in the profitable war-making industry.

Tom Engelhardt ·


It Turns Out We Are the Martians Sent to Destroy Earth With a Powerful and Deadly 'Heat-Ray'

Our world is increasingly like a science-fiction novel.

Tom Engelhardt ·


Welcome to Hell on Earth, Brought to You by 'The American Century'

In the wake of the implosion of the Soviet Union, the U.S. decided to remake the world and did so—at least in the sense of allowing climate change to run riot on Planet Earth—while, in the process, unmaking itself.

Tom Engelhardt ·


Droning on in This Hellfire World

Assassins-in-Chief and their brood.

Tom Engelhardt ·


Imagine Spending $8 Trillion to Rebuild a Society Instead of Destroying One

Post-Afghanistan, nation (un)building comes home.

Tom Engelhardt ·


Our Not-So-Slow-Motion Apocalypse

We're no longer just reading about the climate crisis; we're living it in a startling fashion.

Tom Engelhardt ·

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