All Articles on War & Peace

He said that no species or people are chosen and no nation exceptional. (Photo: Creative Commons) Views
What Christ Said
He said we better get our shit together, he is losing his fucking patience.
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Meeting violence with violence is wrong they say. Yet, many of these same people also believe that kneeling for a song to be the wrong type of protest. (Photo: Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Stop the Violence, Stop the Looting
A good place to start would be at the very top of American society.
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Trump's Fearsome Army
D.C. thugs protecting and serving to clear the way for the infamous photo-op Amidst America's growing carnage, eloquent, empathic voices are increasingly raised. In a searing rebuke published in The Atlantic, former Marine Corps general and Secretary of Defense James Mattis denounced Bunker Boy for...
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Demonstrators and police face off on the sixth consecutive day of protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died last week after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis on June 3, 2020 in Washington, DC, United States. (Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
The Killers Inside Us: White Fury and the Thin Blue Line
These tin soldiers are the violent, cowardly, bullying products of a dying empire, the death dreams of a sybaritic system breathing its last. They are America's Id.
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Staffer Outrage, Sickout Spurred by NYT Publication of Sen. Cotton 'Send in the Troops' Op-Ed
"Running this puts @nytimes' Black staff in danger."
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President Donald Trump walks with Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley, and others from the White House to visit St. John's Church on June 1, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images) News
AFL-CIO's Veteran Council Demands Resignation of Defense Secretary and Joint Chiefs Chair Over Violent Clearing of Lafayette Square
"President Trump has set a violent and misguided tone in the wake of George Floyd's tragic murder. It is time for our leaders at every level to challenge and repudiate this dangerous rhetoric—and for those at the top of our military, who failed in this responsibility, to step down."
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'What Authoritarianism Looks Like': Trump Condemned as Busloads of US Soldiers Arrive in Nation's Capital
"The numbers of U.S. military security forces in D.C. right now is just ridiculous. This is pure intimidation. Trump is very afraid. The longer we stay in the streets, the more frightened he gets."
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NYT Rebuked for Tom Cotton Op-Ed Calling for US Military to Use 'Overwhelming Show of Force' Against Protests
"This is the most openly authoritarian piece of writing I've read from an American politician who has been in power during my lifetime."
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Bush’s war of aggression contained within itself the accumulated evil of the whole, and now that evil is spreading out to turn us all into Fallujans. (Photo:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Views
From Fallujah to Minneapolis: Trump Brings the US Military 'Battlespace' Home
A significant part of the American elite was shaped by Bush’s wars to think about dissidence as the equivalent of insurgency and to see challenges to the status quo as illegitimate.
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Members of the National Guard join police on the fourth day of protests on May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis. News
'Do the Right Thing': Veterans Call On National Guard Members to Refuse to Deploy Against Protesters
"It is asinine for a rich man hiding in a bunker to ask these troops, most of whom probably signed up to pay for access to college and healthcare, to take actions that will inevitably lead to more violence and haunt them for the rest of their lives."
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