Michael T. Klare is a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the defense correspondent of The Nation. He is the author, most recently, of The Race for What’s Left.
The first step is to accept the fact that American power is limited and global rule is an impossible fantasy.
There are four big reasons fossil fuel could go the way of the dinosaur sooner than we think.
It will not only forestall a Mideast arms race; it could lead to resolution of a number of other regional crises.
It’s not overproduction in shale fields, and it’s not global economic stagnation. It’s something far more threatening to Big Oil’s business model.
The AUMF has legitimized expanded presidential war-making.
Keystone XL is part of a new colonial project—and Canada and Mexico are the frontiers.
This time, it could be long-lasting—with dramatic consequences for the climate, the economy and the global balance of power.
Carbon companies have a new strategy: focus on the positive.
His resignation has to be seen against the growing war fever in Washington—which is now reflected in White House policy.