The Pentagon’s New Wonder Weapons for World Dominion

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by Alfred W. McCoy Not quite a century ago, on January 7, 1929, newspaper readers across America were captivated by a brand-new comic strip, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.  It offered the country its first images of space-age death rays,… Continue Reading  

Killing Civilians in Iraq and Syria

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by Edward Hunt The ongoing effort of the United States to eradicate the Islamic State by aggressively launching airstrikes against targets that include non-combatants is causing significant harm to civilians in Iraq and Syria. Estimates of civilian deaths from airstrikes… Continue Reading  

What Obsessing About You-Know-Who Causes Us To Miss

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by Andrew Bacevich Donald Trump’s election has elicited impassioned affirmations of a renewed commitment to unvarnished truth-telling from the prestige media.  The common theme:  you know you can’t trust him, but trust us to keep dogging him on your behalf. … Continue Reading  

Killer Presidents

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by John Feffer During the presidential campaign, when he was still battling an array of Republican heavyweights for the party’s nomination, Donald Trump indulged in a bit of hubris that would have buried a more conventional candidate. “I could stand… Continue Reading  

Cozy Overlap Between Flynn’s Drone Company and Trump’s Border Plans

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by Eli Clifton Last week, President-elect Donald Trump’s announced that Ret. Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn will serve as his national security adviser. The announcement was controversial due to Flynn’s embrace of Islamophobia – “fear of Muslims is RATIONAL,” he… Continue Reading