China Cuts Off Military, Climate Ties With US Over ‘Egregious Provocation’ by Pelosi / by Jon Queally

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (R) visits Jing-Mei White Terror Memorial Park in New Taipei, Taiwan on August 3, 2022. (Photo: Taiwanese MFA/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) “Way to go, ⁦Speaker Pelosi,” said one critic. “Your visit to Taiwan really helped global cooperation on critical issues like the environment. Not.” The Chinese government on Friday escalatedContinue reading “China Cuts Off Military, Climate Ties With US Over ‘Egregious Provocation’ by Pelosi / by Jon Queally”

Good Friday vigil: No nuclear weapons, diplomacy, not war, in Ukraine / by Marilyn Bechtel

The urgency of organizing against nuclear weaponry, much of it produced at the Livermore Labs in California, was one of the demands for peace at the annual Good Friday event, a virtual one this year. Above, Nagasaki, Japan, the last city to be destroyed by a nuclear bomb. The bomb was dropped by the U.S.,Continue reading “Good Friday vigil: No nuclear weapons, diplomacy, not war, in Ukraine / by Marilyn Bechtel”

The war should have been avoided / by Enrique Santiago Romero

Enrique Santiago Romero, Secretary General of the Communist Party of Spain Our geostrategic interests are not those of the United States. We do not support the European Union sending arms [to Ukraine].  Vladimir Putin is carrying out a brutal attack on Ukraine, an unjustifiable action even if Russia has reasons to feel its security threatened.Continue reading “The war should have been avoided / by Enrique Santiago Romero”

Opinion: If Our Cause is Just, Why Lie About It? / by William J. Astore

We need to stop lying to ourselves that America’s policies are generally noble and just or even morally defensible or forced upon us by a harsh and cruel world. Readers, my memory here is a bit fuzzy, so please bear with me. When I was at the Air Force Academy in the late 1990s, aContinue reading “Opinion: If Our Cause is Just, Why Lie About It? / by William J. Astore”