Here’s Exactly Who’s Profiting from the War on Yemen

And how the U.S. could stop weapon sales if we wanted to. by Alex Kane In these Times edited by O Society May 24, 2019 PRIYANKA MOTAPARTHY, A RESEARCHER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, arrived at a market in the Yemeni village of Mastaba on March 28, 2016, to find large craters, destroyed buildings, debris, shredded … Continue reading Here’s Exactly Who’s Profiting from the War on Yemen

Democrats Need to Rein In Our Out-of-Control Military Spending

The eight-year U.S. occupation of Iraq cost more than $2 trillion and caused incalculable harm. Democrats must challenge unnecessary spending and interventions—beginning with the war in Yemen. by Bernie Sanders In These Times Jan 14, 2019 On domestic policy—taxation, healthcare, the environment, education, criminal justice, immigration and so forth—there are major differences between the Democratic … Continue reading Democrats Need to Rein In Our Out-of-Control Military Spending

US complicity in the genocide in Yemen spans Obama and Trump administrations

by Jeff Bachman Conversation Nov 26, 2018 A Saudi-led coalition of states has been aggressively bombing Yemen and imposing an air and naval blockade of its ports for more than three years, leading U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to describeYemen as “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.” Guterres put the crisis in stark perspective, emphasizing the near complete … Continue reading US complicity in the genocide in Yemen spans Obama and Trump administrations

Save the Children: 85,000 Children Died of Hunger in Yemen

The war has given rise to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Three-quarters of Yemen’s people require life-saving assistance and more than 8 million are at risk of starvation. Tens of thousands of people are believed to have been killed in the fighting. by AP and MintPress Nov 21, 2018 A leading international aid group states an … Continue reading Save the Children: 85,000 Children Died of Hunger in Yemen

Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics Kill School Bus Filled with Children

Thus far I have been reluctant to say anything about this school bus massacre. The reason being the graphic nature of the images and story. I have school bus age children. You understand. American Exceptionalism is a lie... unless we count how "exceptional" Americans are at killing. For the love of money. God have mercy … Continue reading Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics Kill School Bus Filled with Children

This is Why the Aliens Won’t Talk to Us

Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, suffered through the worst cholera outbreak in recorded history, with more than 1 million cases reported in 2017 alone. What is cholera? It is an infection better known as "diarrhea until you die." Why does it matter? A military coalition formally led by Saudi Arabia and the … Continue reading This is Why the Aliens Won’t Talk to Us