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 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.
The National Defense Authorization Act is expected to receive a full vote in July. It’s not too late for members of Congress to change course.
Racism lowers the floor for how all people are treated. But it’s not too late to change.
Dealing with stalemates between Russia and Ukraine, environmentalists and climate change, and COVID and humanity.
Executive action to cancel $50,000 in student loan debt would increase Black wealth by 40 percent.
Over the span of 20 years, spending on ICE and CBP more than doubled alongside steady growth in other forms of militarized spending.
The U.S. has relied for far too long on a false equation of military might and higher military spending with security.
Administration proposal would restrict insider trades, and impose a tax on stock buybacks that largely benefit the fat cats.
As Climate Change Worsens, the United States Under-Delivers on Finance Promises to Hardest Hit Countries
Redirecting even a modest 10 percent of the military budget to meet urgent climate finance needs would go a long way toward paying our fair share.
Rather than cheering for a potentially catastrophic escalation, there are other options for the United States to help the Ukrainian people.
The recommendations would reduce inequality by setting high-road standards for federal contractors, closing tax loopholes for the rich, canceling student debt, cracking down on price-gougers, and building worker power.
Increasing military aid in Ukraine could thwart peace talks between Russia and Ukraine — which appeared to be making progress in the past few days.
The spending priorities Biden listed in his State of the Union speech don’t match reality. It’s time to invest in the people of this country.