Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Consolidating Far-Right Power Globally

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

Americans Terrifyingly Support Nuking Civilians in North Korea

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

The View from Abroad – America as Others See It

American Homeless picking their way through garbage by Fred Reed Unz edited by O Society June 19, 2019 Americans are brought up to believe that the United States is a shining city on a hill, a light to mankind, that the world envies us for our values and freedoms, and hates us because we have … Continue reading The View from Abroad – America as Others See It

American Hustle

What Mueller Found—and Didn’t Find—About Trump and Russia by Stephen Kotkin Foreign Affairs edited by O Society May 26, 2019 Robert Mueller III played lacrosse and majored in government at Princeton. He graduated in 1966 and soon thereafter volunteered for and was accepted into the Marine Corps. He won a Bronze Star for heroism in … Continue reading American Hustle

The Best Hot Take on the Mueller Report is from 1796

by Jon Schwarz Intercept edited by O Society April 26, 2019 THE MUELLER REPORT is now (mostly) public. The lurid speculation from Democrats and the corporate media President Donald Trump is somehow a Russian agent is false. Yet the report, and Mueller’s previous indictments, should persuade any reasonable person the Russian government did indeed meddle in … Continue reading The Best Hot Take on the Mueller Report is from 1796

Jimmy Carter: US ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World’

Former president says peaceful China 'ahead of us in almost every way.' by Brett Wilkins Common Dreams edited by O Society April 20, 2019 The only US president to complete his term without war, military attack or occupation calls the United States “the most warlike nation in the history of the world.” During his regular Sunday school … Continue reading Jimmy Carter: US ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World’