Eric S. Margolis, USA 03/03/2018 0

There Is No Justice in Our World

The western leaders who engineered this criminal war against Iraq deserve to be brought to book.
Jeffrey D. Sachs, USA 03/02/2018 0

Ending America’s Disastrous Role in Syria

Faced with an alarming risk of a renewed escalation of fighting, it’s time for the United Nations Security Council to step in and end the bloodshed.
Rebecca Kessler, USA 03/02/2018 0

Rewriting Biological History: Trump Border Wall Puts Wildlife at Risk

A wall running the entire nearly 2,000-mile frontier from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, conservationists warn, would be catastrophic for borderland ecosystems and many wildlife species, undoing years of environmental cooperation between the two countries to protect animals that must move freely or die.
James J. Zogby, USA 03/02/2018 0

The Iraq War: Fifteen Years Later

The most consequential disaster in recent US history.
Binoy Kampmark, Australia 03/01/2018 0

The Caring Profession: Peacekeeping, Blue Helmets and Sexual Abuse

It’s the sort of thing to turn many an otherwise calm stomach, but the revelations that UN peace keeping staff have been involved in sexual assault has done its fair share of upsetting.
John W. Whitehead, USA 03/01/2018 0

America’s Cult of Violence Turns Deadly

We are caught in a vicious cycle.
Julian Vigo, USA 03/01/2018 0

UK Mass Digital Surveillance Regime Ruled Illegal

On 30 January, the UK Court of Appeal ruled that the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act of 2014 (DRIPA), which made way for the Investigatory Powers Act of 2016 (IPA), did not restrict the access of confidential personal phone and web browsing records to investigations of serious crime.
Ali Mohsin, USA 02/28/2018 0

Muslims Face Increasing Discrimination, State Surveillance Under Trump

US President Donald Trump received another setback last week when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, located in Richmond, Virginia, ruled against the latest version of his Muslim ban.
Thandisizwe Chimurenga, USA 02/28/2018 0

In Baltimore Guilty Cops May Soon Have to Pony Up

When police officers are sued for corruption or brutality — and when, as more frequently happens, the case is settled — it is almost always the city that employs them that picks up the tab for the damages awarded. This may be changing, with the focus now on events in Baltimore.
Sam Pizzigati, USA 02/28/2018 0

The Big Pharma Family that Brought Us the Opioid Crisis

We’re not talking El Chapo or any of his drug-running buddies. We’re talking about the mega-billionaire family behind one of America’s most profitable drug-industry empires, the privately held Purdue Pharma.
Whitney Webb, USA 02/27/2018 0

US Applies Useful Double Standard to Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

Both Turkey and the U.S.-allied Kurds have been accused of using chemical weapons in Syria, but the U.S. has had two very different responses.
Whitney Webb, USA 02/27/2018 0

Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

Sheehan was taken aback by how some prominent organizers of the recent Women’s March were unwilling to express anti-war positions and argued for excluding the issue of peace entirely from the event and movement as a whole.