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AOC Leads Demand for Biden to Work on Ending Saudi Blockade of Crucial Yemen Airport

"The United States must make clear that this cruel and senseless blockade is causing devastating harm to millions of innocent Yemenis and is harmful to diplomacy and the peace process."

Brett Wilkins ·


Migrants and Refugees Face Devastating Hardships This Festive Season

For many refugees and migrants across the world, the onset of winter marks the beginning of a potentially life-threatening period.

Hans Kluge ·


Mission Unaccomplished: Describing Failing US Military as 'Awesome'

Praising the awesomeness of that military has become twenty-first-century America's can't miss applause line.

Andrew Bacevich ·


To End 'Deafening Noise of War,' Pope Says Nations Must Fund Education Over Weapons

"The pursuit of a genuine process of international disarmament can only prove beneficial for the development of peoples and nations," the pope said in his World Peace Day message.

Andrea Germanos ·


New York Times Reporting on Airstrikes Should Give Daniel Hale More Credit

The New York Times should give Daniel Hale proper credit and call for Biden to immediately pardon him. As long as he’s in prison, there is no justice.

Sam Carliner ·


Warning of 'Humanitarian Collapse,' Dozens of House Dems Urge Biden to Unfreeze Afghan Funds

"We fear, as aid groups do, that maintaining this policy could cause more civilian deaths in the coming year than were lost in 20 years of war," the lawmakers wrote.

Brett Wilkins ·


The Pentagon’s 20-Year Killing Spree Has Always Treated Civilians as Expendable

At the Pentagon, meanwhile, the bloody-thirty feast of the war profiteers continues unabated.

Norman Solomon ·


NY Times: US Hid True Toll of Air Wars; Thousands of Dead Civilians, Many of Them Children

President Barack Obama called it “the most precise air campaign in history”

Common Dreams staff ·


Threatening War With Iran Won't Save the Nuclear Deal

Prominent hawks are calling on Biden to put military strikes on the table in the JCPOA talks, the latest sign that Washington is allergic to diplomacy.

Trita Parsi ·


Trump's Jan. 6 Coup: How It Worked, How Close It Came, and Why It Failed

The planned coup nearly worked, but leftists stayed home and likely thwarted plans to call in troops to aid insurrectionists.

Will Bunch ·

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