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America Is Addicted to War America Is Addicted to War

The genocide happening in Gaza today may foreshadow one possible future for this planet.

Apr 16, 2024 / William Astore

Macron and Sarkozy beside Olympics sign

The 2024 Olympics Are Already Dealing With Multiple Political Crises The 2024 Olympics Are Already Dealing With Multiple Political Crises

Despite all the bluster about how the Paris 2024 Olympics would be different, they’re looking a lot like the Games of recent years. And we’re only 100 days out.

Apr 15, 2024 / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Biden and Netanyahu

Will Benjamin Netanyahu Drag America Into a Big Middle Eastern War? Will Benjamin Netanyahu Drag America Into a Big Middle Eastern War?

Biden is for pushing de-escalation—but Israel could still go rogue.

Apr 15, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Screenshots of media coverage of the World Central Kitchen attack.

The Outrage Over the World Central Kitchen Strike Shows the Strength of the Palestine Movement The Outrage Over the World Central Kitchen Strike Shows the Strength of the Palestine Movement

It's enraging that it's taken so long for this kind of backlash to happen. But it's happened only because of the tireless work of people dedicated to Palestinian liberation.

Apr 12, 2024 / Y.L. Al-Sheikh

Palestinians standing next to a vehicle in the central Gaza Strip, where employees from the World Central Kitchen (WCK) were killed in an Israeli air strike.

How US Intelligence and an American Company Feed Israel’s Killing Machine in Gaza How US Intelligence and an American Company Feed Israel’s Killing Machine in Gaza

Because it isn’t so much the bombs that kill but the list that puts civilians in the way of the bombs.

Apr 12, 2024 / James Bamford

Julian Assange in police vehicle

End the Persecution of Julian Assange End the Persecution of Julian Assange

The fifth anniversary of Assange’s imprisonment would be a good day for the Biden administration to end this sordid saga—before it ends the First Amendment.

Apr 11, 2024 / Chip Gibbons

Heinrich Himmler inspecting the Galicia Division in May 1944. Otto Wächter is in the background.

Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis? Why Is the American Library Association Whitewashing the History of Ukrainian Nazis?

In honoring a book depicting Ukrainian volunteers in the Waffen SS as heroes and patriots, the group reveals historical ignorance—or indifference to antisemitism.

Apr 10, 2024 / Lev Golinkin

Guantánamo Bay

Why I Continue to Write About Guantánamo Why I Continue to Write About Guantánamo

I’ve been covering the detention center since 2002, and I’ll continue to do so until it is eradicated—because I refuse to let this injustice be relegated to the past.

Apr 10, 2024 / Karen J. Greenberg

WAR? What’s It Worth?

WAR? What’s It Worth? WAR? What’s It Worth?

To the oil industry? PROFITS!

Apr 8, 2024 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Bombs, Bathos, and Beyond

Bombs, Bathos, and Beyond Bombs, Bathos, and Beyond

Hogwash.

Apr 5, 2024 / The Greater Quiet / Steve Brodner

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