From landmines to dictatorship

From landmines to dictatorship

“A major legacy of the US war on terror in Afghanistan, which began in October 2001 and shows little sign of actually ending anytime soon, will be the “explosive remnants of war”—a term for all the landmines and un-exploded bombs and other weaponry that have...
John Bolton is out, but neocon agenda stays

John Bolton is out, but neocon agenda stays

The Grayzone Wilkerson, the former chief of staff to Colin Powell, addresses Bolton’s legacy as a war hawk who promoted regime change and undermined global arms control; the anti-interventionist views of a potential successor, Douglas Macgregor; and the lasting...
Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out a New Era of Spin

Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out a New Era of Spin

Grist Forget “climate change” and “global warming”: Environmental advocates are increasingly using phrases that emphasize the urgency of our planetary pickle, such as “climate crisis,” “climate emergency,” and “existential threat.” But do-gooders aren’t the...
With Enemies Like These, Trump Doesn’t Need Friends

With Enemies Like These, Trump Doesn’t Need Friends

CounterPunch It is one year since an anonymous op-ed appeared in the New York Times. The author claimed to be part of a group of “senior officials in the administration” who are “working within to frustrate parts of [Trump’s] agenda and his worst inclinations.”...