If you thought the polarization of politics in the United States was corrosive, brace yourself for the even more corrosive polarization of geopolitics.
Phyllis Bennis on Rising Up with Sonali on Biden’s Middle East Trip and the Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh
Phyllis Bennis speaks about Biden’s trip to Israel and Saudi Arabia, and his limited discussion of the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh.
Phyllis Bennis joined Al Jazeera to discuss the significance and implications of Biden’s trip to the Middle East.
The fossil fuel industry’s global links to political violence and repression couldn’t be clearer. Unfortunately, the U.S. is enabling it.
Improving relations with China could lower inflation, isolate Vladimir Putin, and accelerate the transition to a clean energy future.
A renewed JCPOA provides a way to avoid the threat of war that would arise should Iran at some point move toward nuclear capability.
Racism lowers the floor for how all people are treated. But it’s not too late to change.
Rather than cheering for a potentially catastrophic escalation, there are other options for the United States to help the Ukrainian people.
Spending 12 times as much on our military as Russia didn’t prevent a war in Europe. It just deprived us of resources at home.
It’s not enough to say no to war. We urgently need our government to invest in real human needs for all, instead of further militarizing our planet.
Economic sanctions are a weapon of war, not an alternative to war.
Every war eventually ends with diplomacy. The question is how long the killing goes on before the diplomats stop it.
In the past, crises with Russia have led to landmark agreements. The Biden administration should take that opportunity today.
The Biden administration’s first year was a major course correction after Trump. But U.S. foreign policy needs transformation, not restoration.
Here’s what Washington, Moscow, and Kyiv can do to avoid the next world war.