This is an American History series written by Danny Sjursen, a US Army major who taught history at West Point. It is the same history we all learned in high school, except the bullshit has been removed. Enlightening... The past is prologue. The stories we tell about ourselves and our forebears inform the sort of … Continue reading American History for Truthdiggers: A Once, Always, and Future Empire
https://youtu.be/kfzMLRzH2yw The Trump administration’s incessant sanctions war curbs the dollar’s global hegemony and speeds the demise of U.S. empire. by Patrick Lawrence edited by O Society July 9, 2019 Signs mount steadily now. As the Trump administration weaponizes the dollar in defense of American hegemony, it is prompting many other nations to find alternatives to … Continue reading Weaponizing the Dollar
by Arms Control Association edited by O Society July 7, 2019 https://youtu.be/7jK5AiFeVHc At the dawn of the nuclear age, the United States hoped to maintain a monopoly on its new weapon, but the secrets and the technology for making nuclear weapons soon spread. The United States conducted its first nuclear test explosion in July 1945 and dropped … Continue reading Nuclear Weapons: Who Has What at a Glance
by Mark Tseng-Putterman edited by O Society July 7, 2019 A national spotlight now shines on the border between the United States and Mexico, where heartbreaking images of Central American children being separated from their parents and held in cages demonstrate the consequences of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance policy” on unauthorized entry into the country, announced in … Continue reading A Century of U.S. Interventions Created the Immigration Crisis
by Richard Moser edited by O Society July 5, 2019 “Capitalism, militarism and imperialism are disastrously intertwined with the fossil fuel economy….A globalized economy predicated on growth at any social or environmental costs, carbon dependent international trade, the limitless extraction of natural resources, and a view of citizens as nothing more than consumers cannot be … Continue reading Doubling Down: The Military, Big Bankers And Big Oil Are Not In Climate Denial –They Are In Control And Plan to Keep It That Way.
Trump's foreign policy is a deadly farce consolidating the global alliance of right-wing leaders CJ Polychroniou interviews Noam Chomsky edited by O Society July 5, 2019 It is no easy task to make sense of U.S. foreign policy in the current era. Trump is wildly unpredictable and lacks any semblance of a coherent view of world … Continue reading Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Consolidating Far-Right Power Globally
Imagine North Korea starts, once again, testing long-range missiles that could reach the United States. Should we drop a nuclear weapon on them, killing a million innocent civilians? By Kelsey Piper Vox edited by O Society June 28, 2019 You might expect most people would answer this question with a firm, resounding "No!" Such an action … Continue reading Americans Terrifyingly Support Nuking Civilians in North Korea