If you thought the polarization of politics in the United States was corrosive, brace yourself for the even more corrosive polarization of geopolitics.
Austere “shock therapy” after the Cold War only shocked the East into reaction. In the West, the corporate political center ultimately did the same.
The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.
The Cold War has been around, in various permutations, for a long time. It will take patience, organizing, compromises, and some luck to bury it once and for all.
When it comes to demagogues and divisiveness, Trump has plenty of competition — in Europe, the Middle East, and all over our splintering planet.
Trump’s plans to extend the war he once supported ending are even more worrisome for their lack of transparency.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
Trump’s proposal for a commission on radical Islam echos the infamously shameful House Un-American Activities Committee, Phyllis Bennis tells Democracy Now!
Trump’s foreign policy isn’t an alternative to U.S. empire. It’s just a cruder rendition of it.
President Obama just announced he’s keeping 8,400 troops in Afghanistan—but it’s time for the U.S. to withdraw fully.
By embracing a neoliberal, pro-austerity agenda, Poland’s mainstream left opened the way for a government of Polish Ted Cruzes.
The Obama administration’s final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of “Who’s your favorite dictator?”
Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin’s Russia isn’t offering an appealing alternative at all.