Bombs in Paradise: Missiles and Munitions Headed to Ewa Beach, Hawaii

The United States Army plans to build an enormous weapons facility storing stockpiles of conventional warheads and explosives right next to the residential housing communities of Ewa Beach, Ewa Villages, West Loch Estates, and Ewa Gentry, as well as beside the Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge in Hawaii. This Pacific island paradise already has the … Continue reading "Bombs in Paradise: Missiles and Munitions Headed to Ewa Beach, Hawaii"

Nathan Haskell Dole: Selections on peace

==== Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts American writers on peace and against war ==== Nathan Haskell Dole: Selections on peace Nathan Haskell Dole: Death: War is my Master-stroke since Days of Yore Nathan Haskell Dole: Here are War’s pomp and circumstance Nathan Haskell Dole: The Reign of Peace Nathan Haskell Dole: Thanks offering of the […]

A Wide World of War Porn

Originally posted at TomDispatch. In this century, Memorial Day, a civic holiday, has gained an almost religious tinge. That third Monday in May is meant, of course, to honor the dead of this country’s wars and has a history that goes back to the period after the Civil War when, thanks to the bloodshed of … Continue reading "A Wide World of War Porn"

The Frankenstein Monster of the West: The IDF and Israeli Militarism Run Amok

The latest Israeli bombardment of its internally – and seemingly eternally – occupied open air prison of Gaza followed a familiar pattern. First, there was the disturbingly drastic casualty disparity: a 21-to-one overall, and 33-to-one for children, Palestinian-to-Israeli death ratio (in the three previous Gaza bombings since 2008, the overall statistic was 35-to-one).

Power at Any Cost: How Opportunistic Mansour Abbas Joined Hands with Avowed ‘Arab Killers’

We are led to believe that history is being made in Israel, following the formation of an ideologically diverse government coalition, which for the first time includes an Arab party, Ra’am, or the United Arab List. If we are to accept this logic, the leader of Ra’am, Mansour Abbas, is a mover and shaker of … Continue reading "Power at Any Cost: How Opportunistic Mansour Abbas Joined Hands with Avowed ‘Arab Killers’"

Black Rock and other Wall Street parasites are bidding up housing prices despite shortage of dwellings

United Front Against Austerity|Tax Wall Street Party American System Network|June 10, 2021 Finance oligarchs get Federal Reserve loans under obsolete practices left over from 2009 subprime derivatives crisis; Biden should order the Fed to provide enough 0% 30-year loans to build 10 million affordable housing units! On eve of Cornwall G-7 summit, Biden works to [...]

Bertha von Suttner: All Souls’ Day. Field of honor gives way to wasteland of broken hearts

==== Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts Women writers on peace and war Bertha von Suttner: Selections on peace and war ==== Bertha von SuttnerFrom Lay Down Your ArmsThe Autobiography of Martha von TillingTranslated by T. Holmes Crowds of graves, and the graves of crowds, were all around us. But a churchyard? – no. […]

Palestinian Liberation Struggle and the Importance of Anti-imperialism

In 1974, at the 29th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Yasser Arafat, the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, made his "olive branch" speech, for which he received a standing ovation. "Today I have come bearing an olive branch and a freedom fighter’s gun. Do not let the olive branch fall from … Continue reading "Palestinian Liberation Struggle and the Importance of Anti-imperialism"

How America Destroyed the Middle East

The following is the Introduction to Antiwar.com editorial director Scott Horton’s new book, Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism. The Middle East, North Africa and South-Central Asia are in chaos. Populations have been riven by sectarian civil war in what remains of the former states of Iraq, Syria, Libya and Mali, across … Continue reading "How America Destroyed the Middle East"