(Originally posted at Gods & Radicals) PEOPLE THE WORLD over are trying to make sense of our time on Earth. The most knowledgeable among them seek to solve the mystery of time itself….
May 2017 will mark fifty years of Israeli occupation of Gaza and the West Bank characterized by institutionalized inequality and injustice toward Palestinians.
In international politics there exists a curious paradox involving a multifaceted human personage called Publius and a cunning tortoise called Tony.
Standing on one corner of an intersection on a main drag in Eugene, Oregon, a young man with earbuds dances around while waving and twirling a “Little Caesars” sign in the shape of an arrow that’s pointing toward the restaurant.
Could this be the work of “Lord of all fevers and plagues, grinning Dark Angel of the Four Wings, horned, with rotting genitalia?” A question out of place for most secular websites, but surely I’m not the only occultist pondering the implications of a gigantic spiritual vortex of pain and suffering being kept alive by two very material forces.
Weeks before the long-awaited Chilcot investigation into the Iraq war is published, the brains behind Britain’s role in it, Tony Blair, is calling for ground war again
Originally called Decoration Day, it was an occasion for people to go to cemeteries and decorate the graves of those who fought and died for the North in the Civil War to preserve the Union.
(Originally posted on Gods & Radicals) For a couple of hundred years we have been telling ourselves that we can dig the midnight black remains of other life forms out of the…
“Looking back on it, I might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate his racket in three districts. I operated on three continents.”
Let’s be honest, we as Americans really don’t like each other. So let’s make this an amicable breakup. Let’s end the USA. Americans are not happy with each other, whether we are talking political parties, economic statuses, racial lines, sexual orientations, etc etc.
I think that since September 2015 it’s going rather well. There have been a lot of interesting shifts in the way things are going in the world.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the military to withdraw the main part of their forces from Syria, claiming they have largely achieved their goals.
I have always viewed Patriotism as an aberration. It seemed contrived, unreal, and foolish. Even as a child I felt there was something strange about this whole pledge of allegiance business.
The ink had barely dried on the Munich ceasefire agreement announced on February 11 by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry when only a few days later Syrians and others were casting doubt that it could mitigate the fighting and suffering that Syria has endured for five years.
A bomb blast in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday—which killed dozens of people and injured scores of others—arrived alongside increasing global worries about how Turkey is responding to shifting developments
Airstrikes have reportedly hit two hospitals in northern Syria, including a children’s facility and a clinic supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
To simplify this web of enemies and friends Abby Martin interviews Dr. Vijay Prashad, professor of International Studies at Trinity College and author of several books
The oil industry is a powerhouse with control over land, resources, politics and more. In this episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin uncovers big oil’s strong-arm reach–its growth, its crimes, its power and its impunity.
“Talking to you right now, I might get captured, because of the phone call, I might be tortured. I might be killed. It’s a possibility.” This is the story of Muhammad. He lives…
Abby Martin interviews Dr. Deepa Kumar, professor of media studies at Rutgers University and author of *Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire*, about the roots of this alarming situation. From confronting right-wing…
If the highest ranking U.S. and NATO military commander in Afghanistan gets his way, America’s longest official war could become even more protracted. Army General John Campbell said in a USA Today…
On this week’s episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin interviews American political figure Ralph Nader about the 2016 presidential race—from the “Brown Shirt” Trump movement to “corporate criminal” Hillary Clinton—and the…
Abby Martin interviews retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former national security advisor to the Reagan administration, who spent years as an assistant to Secretary of State Colin Powell during both Bush…
On November 22, thousands gathered at the gates of Fort Benning, GA at the 25th annual protest of the School of the Americas to memorialize the tens of thousands of people who…
On Sunday night, television broadcasts designed to shape the spending habits of Americans were interrupted for a short message from Barack Obama, the oligarchy’s chief administrator and commander of its armed forces….