Ann Wright

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), seen here on April 21, 2017, must "more often mention the existence of the military and its price tag," a new open letter urges. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr/cc)
"We believe that Dr. King was correct to assert that racism, extreme materialism, and militarism needed to be challenged together rather than separately, and that this remains true," the group of over 100 scholars and activists write
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, September 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
"U.S. military intervention will not and cannot solve a political problem."
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, said this could make for a "dangerous moment," as the U.S. president is eager to present himself as a "strong leader." (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
Departing from the administration's prior stance, Secretary of State Rex...


Last week, even as the last of the Hancock 38 were sentenced in upstate New York for protesting U.S. drone attacks and " standing on the side of our human family," the U.S. was launching no less than three investigations into the crime of soldiers at Bagram Air Base burning books - or three more than the number of investigations into the hundreds of civilians killed by our ill-conceived drone attacks. What is wrong with this picture?