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Pandemic in the Pacific: US Military Bases Are Hot Spots for More Than Just Covid-19—They Also Make Island Territories Targets for Climate Disasters
The U.S. military will continue to put the people of Guåhan at risk, long after the pandemic ends without a fundamental dismantling of the colonial project.
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An Israeli bulldozer demolishes a Palestinian home in the illegally-occupied West Bank village of Khirbet Jinba on September 2, 2020. (Photo: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images) News
UN: Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Homes Increases Despite Pandemic
Dozens of Palestinians were recently displaced because Israeli authorities destroyed their homes, even as Covid-19 cases increased by a third.
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There was a dramatic increase in hate crimes targeting Muslims after 9/11. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) News
NYT's Krugman Pilloried on 9/11 Anniversary for Claiming No 'Mass Outbreak of Anti-Muslim Sentiment' in US After 2001 Attacks
Anti-Muslim hate crimes soared after 9/11, and thousands of Muslims in the U.S. were detained—and some tortured—in George W. Bush's futile anti-terror dragnet.
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Federal officers walk through tear gas during a dispersal of about 300 protesters in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention building on August 26, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Protests continued for the 91st night in Portland as activist called for solidarity with rallies in Kenosha, Wisconsin. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) Views
The Direct Line From Portland To Authoritarian Crackdowns Around the World
What happened in Portland is an American foreign policy tactic, this time directed against American citizens.
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A malnourished child lies in a charity clinic in Hodeida, Yemen on November 3, 2019. (Photo: Essa Ahmed/AFP/Getty Images) News
New UN Report Recommends ICC Investigate Possible War Crimes by All Sides—Including US-Backed Coalition—in Yemen
"Yemen has been ravaged in ways that should shock the conscience of humanity," said one of the report's authors.
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Nothing To See Here, Just the Attorney General Condoning Extra-Judicial Killings To Save Us From Imaginary Violent Mobs
Scene of Reinoehl's killing Reinoehl . Reuters photo As officials marked 9/11 vowing to "hold terrorists accountable," new evidence suggests last week's swift and secretive police killing of activist Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, sought in the shooting of a right-wing Patriot Prayer follower, was a...
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"Only direct democracy has the will to stand up for the victims of these wars—the millions and millions of displaced—and demand that the wars stop, no matter who is president," writes Koehler. (Photo: Thiago Santos/cc/flickr) Views
Standing up To Trump . . . and Biden
The public action needs to demand that militarism and endless wars stop, no matter who is president.
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 "Less than a week after Trump announced the Abraham Accord on August 13," writes Gold, "the story broke that Trump’s senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner and National Security Council senior director for the Middle East Miguel Correa had been secretly pushing for the U.S. to sell F-35 stealth fighters, weaponized drones, and other advanced military equipment to the Emiratis." (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Madelyn Brown) Views
Peace Through Weapons Sales to the UAE
If the American people really want to pursue peace in the Middle East, we must pressure Congress to make sure that the U.S.-UAE weapons sales deal does not go through.
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Aftermath of a U.S. airstrike in central Mosul, Iraq on July 9, 2017. (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images) News
'Reducing Troops Not the Same as Ending Wars': Peace Activists Say Trump Drawdown in Iraq Not Nearly Enough
"Trump is trying to convince voters that is now following through on a campaign promise that he failed to keep in four years and will not fulfill with half measures," says CodePink's Medea Benjamin.
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A woman walks past destroyed houses on May 13, 2019, on her way to an aid distribution center in the coastal village of Guludo on Ibo Island, in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado province, in the aftermath of a devastating cyclone. (Photo: Zinyange Auntony/AFP via Getty Images) News
As Global Population Grows, Ecological Threats and Armed Conflict Could Displace Over 1 Billion People by 2050
"Over the next 30 years lack of access to food and water will only increase without urgent global cooperation," says head of the Institute for Economics & Peace.
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