Phyllis Bennis joins a War on Terror Film Festival panel discussion for the film, We Are Many.
More than 140 historians ranked past American presidents. If not for Trump, Bush’s ranking would have nosedived.
First, Washington needs to stop killing people. Next, we have to challenge our nation’s assumptions and priorities.
The U.S. has spent over $21 trillion on wars, the military, and the national security state since 9/11. That money should have been used for health care, climate, jobs, and education.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee in conversation with Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman, as well as the Institute for Policy Studies’ Tope Folarin, the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s Diane Randall, and Win Without War’s Stephen Miles.
The 9/11 attacks were a surprise. The response wasn’t.
In the days after 9/11, IPS convened scores of allies to express our grief — and to speak out against the rush to war.
Biden Defends Ending “Forever War” in Afghanistan and Criticizes Using War as Tool for Nation-Building
Phyllis Bennis joins Democracy Now! to discuss the latest news on Afghanistan, including Biden’s speech about ending the war there, and where the U.S. military will turn its attention next.
“Our $21 trillion investment in militarism has cost far more than dollars. It has cost the lives of civilians and troops lost in war, and the lives ended or torn apart by our brutal and punitive immigration, policing and mass incarceration systems.”
More Afghan-like tragedies will be inevitable until we squeeze the personal profit out of prepping for war.
The human and economic costs of Donald Rumsfeld’s wars are staggering.
Whether authorities classify an act as “terrorist” depends almost entirely on who carries it out, not what they did.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
This is the first real chance to stop the U.S. killing in at least one of many countries where the Pentagon’s murder machines are deployed.
Trump’s racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.