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Militarism


Nuclear Weapons: An All-American Horror Story

Three-quarters of a century of nuclear follies—and that's just where to begin.

Tom Engelhardt ·



When It Comes to War, Americans Remain Willfully and Incorrigibly Ignorant

We have paid dearly for that ignorance and will likely pay even more in the years ahead. So it goes.

Andrew Bacevich ·


We Can Only Win Without War

What if the media acknowledged that war doesn't work and opened itself, and the bulk of the American public, to far more effective ways of relating to the rest of the world, including those we call our enemies?

Robert C. Koehler ·


What To Do When Your Neighbors Are World-Ending Nuclear Submarines

Swirling around those submarines are descriptions citing "strategy" and "capability." But don't be fooled: they'll be potential world killers.

Frida Berrigan ·


Tough Truths Are Desperately Needed About America's Lost Wars

America is stabbing itself in the back.

William Astore ·


Want Socialism? Try the US Military

Some of our top brass denounce socialism, but they run the most socialist organization on earth.

Mike Lofgren ·


Top 10 Signs of Looming Fascism

A quick fascism worry checklist.

Gary Engler ·


My Son Was Killed in Iraq 14 Years Ago—Who's Responsible?

The Islamic Republic? George W. Bush? Both answers feel like evasions.

Andrew Bacevich ·


Memorial Day Can't Hide Biden's Bloated Pentagon Budget

Total spending on the Pentagon and related work on nuclear weapons at the Department of Energy will top $750 billion, one of the highest levels ever—substantially higher than the peaks of the Korean or Vietnam wars or the Reagan buildup of the 1980s.

William Hartung ·

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