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Time to End the West’s Xenophobic Double Standard on Refugees

Racism lowers the floor for how all people are treated. But it’s not too late to change.

Uprising for Black Lives Drove Cancellation of Joint U.S.-Israeli Police Trainings

Ending police exchanges will help build a world where our ties are of solidarity and common pursuits for justice.

Why Binary Thinking on Russia’s Invasion Is a Losing Strategy

The idea that we have to either support military action and sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, or “do nothing,” is a false binary.

Sanctions May Sound “Nonviolent,” But They Quietly Hurt the Most Vulnerable

Economic sanctions are a weapon of war, not an alternative to war.

U.S. Militarism Is a Cause of Tension in Eastern Europe, Not a Solution

U.S. actions are raising tensions with Russia rather than resolving them.

Martin Luther King, Jr., Internationalist

King looked beyond our borders — not only at injustice, but how people worked together to end it. It’s an example we need today.

Ending the Year on the Wrong Nuclear Foot

The U.S. must lead on nuclear disarmament. Instead, it’s doing the opposite.

Saudi Arabia Arms Sale Is One of Biden’s Many Militaristic Actions in First Year

When it comes to concrete action, President Joe Biden has accepted and continued along his predecessor’s path.

The U.S. Can’t Keep Absolving Itself Over Afghanistan

The Pentagon now claims no wrongdoing in a parting drone attack that killed seven children. International law and basic morality demands real accountability.

Death and Living in the Face of Empire

Julian Aguon’s ‘The Properties of Perpetual Light’ is a thoughtful meditation on how, to understand problems at the center of a colonial society, we have to look at the margins.

How U.S. Wars Abroad Are Intimately Tied to Police Brutality at Home

There are obvious links between anti-war movements against U.S. militarism and Black Lives Matter activism against police brutality. Is time for activists to join forces?

Biden Needs to Re-engage Iran Before It’s Too Late

Instead of resetting U.S. relations with Iran, Biden has mostly continued the course of aggression set by the Trump Administration.

There Is No “Border Crisis”

Discussing the border in nativist terms obscures the real crises that propel migrants to seek asylum in the United States.

One Year In: How Militarism Made the Pandemic Worse

When the world needed collaboration across borders to control the pandemic, U.S. militarism led to the opposite. We must change course.

Dangerous U.S. Bombing of Syria Worsens Regional Instability and Threatens Iran Nuclear Deal

Regardless of who is giving orders to U.S. bombers, we know that deploying U.S. troops, drones, and warplanes across the region does not provide safety or security for anyone.

Biden Must Do More Than Rejoin the Iran Nuke Deal

We need a decisive break from the previous century of US policy toward Iran, which has been based on domination.

The Backstory to Portland? Two Decades of ‘Homeland Security.’

Federal forces deployed in American cities is indeed cause for alarm. But we should also ask what these agents have been doing at the border and beyond.

Why Palestinians Are Mourning George Floyd

Black Lives Matter protests have jumped U.S. borders and reached across the world, including Palestine, where Floyd’s murder has struck a chord.

Hot and Cold Wars: Militarism and Pandemic

War hasn’t taken a break during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tiny Portugal Shows America the Right Way to Treat Essential Immigrants During the Coronavirus Crisis

Don’t ban the immigrants we need for essential jobs — welcome them with open arms and full rights.