Arms Spending

Scoop Jackson holding a model plane

Biden’s Cold War Nostalgia Is Dooming His Presidency Biden’s Cold War Nostalgia Is Dooming His Presidency

Missile scares and military Keynesianism won’t win voters who want domestic reform.

Feb 26, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Meir Kahane (left) and Benjamin Netanyahu (right) edited side by side.

Israel’s Far Right Finally Gets the War It Has Always Wanted Israel’s Far Right Finally Gets the War It Has Always Wanted

Billed as a response to the October 7 Hamas attack, the conflict in Gaza has increasingly become a war to eliminate all Palestinians—a longtime goal of Israel’s homegrown fascists...

Feb 26, 2024 / James Bamford

Thoughts & Prayers Flags

Thoughts & Prayers Flags Thoughts & Prayers Flags

Gun violence in the USA keeps increasing at an alarming rate. An outdoor installation was created with crowd-sourced T-shirts and original messages.

Feb 27, 2024 / OppArt / Martha Lewis

A soldier prepares to launch a drone in Afghanistan.

The Killer Robots Are Here. It’s Time to Be Worried. The Killer Robots Are Here. It’s Time to Be Worried.

When the leading advocates of autonomous weaponry tell us to be concerned about the unintended dangers posed by their use in battle, the rest of us should be worried.

Feb 23, 2024 / Michael T. Klare

Following an Israeli attack in Deir al-Balah, Gaza, a wounded Palestinian child receives medical attention at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital on February 20, 2024.

Aren't the Children of Gaza Worth Saving? Aren't the Children of Gaza Worth Saving?

If our answer is yes, then we have to stop sending Israel the weapons that kill them.

Feb 21, 2024 / Charles Glass

A nuclear test on May 25, 1953, at the Nevada Proving Grounds.

The Nuclear Arms Race Never Ended The Nuclear Arms Race Never Ended

What passes for debate on Capitol Hill is routinely an exercise in assessing the most cost-effective outlays to facilitate Armageddon, not how to prevent it.

Feb 13, 2024 / Norman Solomon

A model of a Soviet nuclear bomb sits at an exhibition in Moscow's All-Russia Exhibition Centre

Surviving an Era of Pervasive Nuclear Instability Surviving an Era of Pervasive Nuclear Instability

A call for grassroots activism.

Feb 12, 2024 / Michael T. Klare

Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

Bernie Sanders: “The International Billionaire Class Is Making Out Like Bandits” Bernie Sanders: “The International Billionaire Class Is Making Out Like Bandits”

The Vermont senator denounces the wealth concentration fueling global wars at the expense of everyday people.

Feb 8, 2024 / Sen. Bernie Sanders

An injured person is aided near the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl LVIII victory parade on February 14, 2024, in Kansas City, Mo.

What the Super Bowl Parade Shooting Has to Do With the Empire of the Gun What the Super Bowl Parade Shooting Has to Do With the Empire of the Gun

A mass shooting during the Kansas City Chiefs’ championship celebration reveals something dark about this country and the violence it exports around the world.

Feb 15, 2024 / Dave Zirin

American military helicopter wreckage in Mogadishu

The US Military Ignores and Neglects the Civilian Victims of Its Air Strikes The US Military Ignores and Neglects the Civilian Victims of Its Air Strikes

The United States can find time to issue orders for new air strikes but not to issue apologies for past errant attacks.

Feb 2, 2024 / Nick Turse

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