Right Overplays Hand on Iran

GOP Wrong on Iran

Lance Simmens: In the eyes of the lunatic fringe evidently Obama is not only a Muslim, Kenyan, and Socialist but also a Nazi sympathizer.

Who Are the Nuclear Scofflaws?

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Lawrence Wittner: To heighten the pressure for the abolition of nuclear weapons, nuclear disarmament groups are staging a Peace and Planet mobilization, in Manhattan, on the eve of the NPT review conference.

Back to Vietnam?

Back to Vietnam

Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers: Is the United States finally accepting responsibility for the devastating ongoing effects of Agent Orange in Vietnam, or is this funding just a way to get USAID in the door to meddle in the country’s affairs as part of Obama’s “Asian Pivot” strategy?

Jailing Pacifists

Jailing Pacifists

Murray Polner: Sister Megan, Walli, and Boertje-Obed had many inspirational figures in their lives, such as Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement.

Seminal Events of the 60s Revisited: New York Style

60s revisited

Steve Fine: The four galleries in the “Spring ‘67” series reflect the spirit of the times and the activism in the streets just as the antiwar movement was shifting into high gear and the counter-culture aborning.

Bibi: They Can Have Him

Netanyahu Speaks to Congress

Lila Garrett: So in the end, we served our purpose. Our permanent war economy was fed, our arms industry thrived, and our concepts of American Exceptionalism and Manifest Destiny took giant steps forward.

The 50th Anniversary of U.S. Marines Landing in Vietnam

Marines Landing in Vietnam

Joseph Palermo: These days, it has become far more difficult to teach the history of America’s war in Vietnam because one of the chief lessons of that war we thought we had learned (“No More Vietnams”) has been soundly disproven in recent years.

4 Kinds of Intelligence; and How America Fails

How America Fails

Gary Corseri: We’ve obliterated like bugs over a million of their guys, capsized relatively progressive, prosperous and stable Arab states in Iraq and Libya, and we’ve been playing the manic Iran and North Korea cards for so long now—most MSM-brain-drained Americans actually believe it!

Armed Drones for Sale

Drone Warfare

Lila Garrett: No matter how rich arms merchants become, no matter how large the economic gap grows between them and the rest of us, it’s never enough for them.

The Front Page Rule

Drone Killings

Kathy Kelly: If we didn’t see enemy soldiers as “murdering terrorists” lacking the human emotions and rights of our own troops, and enemy civilians as “collateral damage” whose deaths are automatically the fault of all who resist us, then there couldn’t be a drone program.

How Nonviolent Activists Shape American Identity

Nonviolent Activists

Rivera Sun: Most Americans are familiar with the violent methods of the revolutionary period, but unaware of the potent effectiveness of the nonviolent actions that strengthened the internal organization of these American activists.