As Coronvirus Grips the US, Americans Get a Taste of Life Under American Sanctions

Crippling shortages, travel restrictions and overwhelmed medical services will give Americans a taste of what it is like for the millions of people living under US sanctions worldwide. by Alan Macleod edited by O Society March 18, 2020 Across fifty states, Americans collectively brace for the incoming COVID-19 pandemic to hit. In the face of the … Continue reading As Coronvirus Grips the US, Americans Get a Taste of Life Under American Sanctions

Weaponizing Fascism for Democracy

https://youtu.be/eq9yst4W-6c The Beginning Go back to the end of World War II — to the days when the weaponization of nationalism was just beginning to crystalize as an American foreign policy strategy. by Yasha Levine edited by O Society Jan 24, 2020 Immigrants as a Weapon argues America has done more to promote the far-right around the … Continue reading Weaponizing Fascism for Democracy

Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

PleaseRobert Scheer interviews Noam Chomsky (part 2) edited by O Society Jan 18, 2020 Robert Scheer:  They all started out as sympathetic to some notion of Zionism. And a lot of it informed by the Holocaust, the tragedy occurred for Jews, and the feeling maybe there could not be assimilation, or a place for Jews … Continue reading Noam Chomsky (2): On the Lesser of Two Evils

American History for Truthdiggers: A Once, Always, and Future Empire

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

Weaponizing the Dollar

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

Nuclear Weapons: Who Has What at a Glance

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

A Century of U.S. Interventions Created the Immigration Crisis

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