by Craig Murray edited by O Society May 21, 2019 There is no conceivable interest of the ordinary people of the Western world being served by the crazed decision of their governments to firmly take the Sunni side in the Sunni/ Shia tensions of the Islamic world, and to do so in a fashion which … Continue reading The Struggle is the Meaning
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” ~ James Baldwin by Richard Moser edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Climate change is the apex crisis of all time and the US military is the prime crisis multiplier. As we approach the horizon of climate … Continue reading The Interlocking Crises of War & Climate Chaos
How Many Damn Fucking Times Do I Have to Explain This? by Arthur Sibler Once Upon a Time... edited by O Society May 19, 2019 Please give your serious consideration to my profoundly upsetting personal dilemma. I am basically a serene, tranquil soul, trying my utmost best to navigate successfully (and serenely, and tranquilly) through … Continue reading How Many Times Do I Have to Explain This?
by Tom O'Connor Newsweek edited by O Society May 16, 2019 The official school of the United States' Special Operations Command published a new paper detailing a decades-long history of Pentagon-backed interference around the world, hoping to provide insight on how best to approach such efforts in the present and future. The 250-page study, "Support to … Continue reading United States Special Operations Command Publishes New Guide to Overthrowing Foreign Governments
Letter from Washington: How bloated defense budgets gut our armed forces by Andrew Cockburn Harper's edited by O Society May 16, 2019 For a country who spends such vast sums on its national security apparatus—many times more than the enemies that supposedly threaten it do—the United States has a strangely invisible military establishment. Military bases tend … Continue reading Pentagon Syndrome: The Military-Industrial Virus
by Tim Duff Tonka Bay, Minnesota edited by O society May 9, 2019 Memorial Day will be celebrated by the usual high speed trips to the lake and our lake homes, and with displays of flags, and the sounds of bugles and drums, and by parades and speeches and unthinking applause. It will be celebrated … Continue reading Memorial Day: Whom Do We Honor?
by John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus edited by O Society May 5, 2019 My first trip to Washington, DC to do something other than protest on the streets was to interview for a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, which brings young people to the nation’s capital to work on arms control and disarmament. It … Continue reading A Farewell to Arms Control