What’s Behind the US-Saudi Nuclear Mega-Deal?

Up to 16 nuclear power plants for civilian purposes? Really? By Leonard Hyman and Bill Tilles for Wolf Street Last week, the NY Times ran a front-page story on Saudi Arabia’s efforts to purchase nuclear fuel enrichment capabilities and as many as 16 nuclear power generating plants from the US. The principal concern expressed here … Continue reading What’s Behind the US-Saudi Nuclear Mega-Deal?

A Strategy of War Crimes: Killing Civilians to Win a War

General Curtis LaMay, who directed the firebombing and nuclear attacks on Japan said, “War is killing people, when you kill enough of them, the other guy quits” – quotes Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay November 21, 2018. https://youtu.be/LgqfhqCtzWA Story Transcript PAUL JAY: Welcome back to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News … Continue reading A Strategy of War Crimes: Killing Civilians to Win a War

A Discovery Should Have Changed the Cold War

In 1958, then Senator John F. Kennedy claimed there was a “missile gap”, saying the USSR was far ahead in ICBM weapons; when satellite photos showed the astounding true number, it meant the USSR did not have plans for global domination, but it remained a secret, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul … Continue reading A Discovery Should Have Changed the Cold War

Moral Depravity Defines US Politics

Noam Chomsky Truthout Nov 21, 2018 The US midterm elections of November 6, 2018, produced a divided Congress and essentially reaffirmed the existence of two nations in one country. But they also revealed, once again, the deep state of moral and political depravity that prevails in the country’s political culture — at least insofar as … Continue reading Moral Depravity Defines US Politics

The US Military is the World’s Largest Polluter

In producing more hazardous waste than the five largest U.S. chemical companies combined, the U.S. Department of Defense has left its toxic legacy throughout the world in the form of depleted uranium, oil, jet fuel, pesticides, defoliants like Agent Orange and lead, among other pollutants. by Whitney Webb MintPress News Spent shell casings from firing practice … Continue reading The US Military is the World’s Largest Polluter

Is it the most grave moment in my life?

Noam Chomsky on Pittsburgh Attack: Revival of Hate Is Encouraged by Trump’s Rhetoric Democracy Now! Nov 2, 2018 AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. The nation is continuing to grieve the 11 Jewish worshipers who were gunned down at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday in … Continue reading Is it the most grave moment in my life?