USA

  • Come home, America: Stop policing the globe and put an end to wars-without-end

    Come home, America: Stop policing the globe and put an end to wars-without-end

    Jan 17, 2020 17:52

    The reach of America’s terrorist military empire includes close to 800 bases in as many as 160 countries, operated at a cost of more than $156 billion annually. While the rationale may keep changing for why American military terrorist forces are policing the globe, these wars abroad (in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and Yemen) aren’t making America – or the rest of the world – any safer, are certainly not making America great again, and are undeniably digging the US deeper into debt.

  • After 68 days, hunger strikers in ICE custody are on the brink of death

    After 68 days, hunger strikers in ICE custody are on the brink of death

    Jan 17, 2020 10:51

    The United States’ system for incarcerating immigrants has grown steadily over the past three decades and is now the largest in the world.

  • Ayn al-Asad was merely a slap, but the U.S. must leave the region (3)

    Ayn al-Asad was merely a slap, but the U.S. must leave the region (3)

    Jan 16, 2020 08:08

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday, January 8, hours after Iran gave a sampling of its avowed vengeance by attacking two American military bases in Iraq for the unpardonable U.S. crime of martyring General Qassem Soleimani, granted audience in Tehran to a large gathering of the people of Qom, on the eve of the 42nd anniversary of the uprising of the people of that holy city against the British-installed and American-supported Pahlavi regime.

  • Body temperature: What is the new normal?

    Body temperature: What is the new normal?

    Jan 15, 2020 16:13

    Body temperature can indicate and be influenced by many factors; lifestyle habits, age, and ambient temperature can all influence how our body disperses heat. Body temperature is also a marker of metabolic health.

  • Jeff Bezos donates three minutes’ income to help Australia fight wildfires

    Jeff Bezos donates three minutes’ income to help Australia fight wildfires

    Jan 15, 2020 16:03

    While celebrities line up to donate to high profile causes like the Notre Dame Cathedral fire or the fires continuing to rage in Australia, other disasters in developing countries, far away from TV cameras, are not receiving the same attention.

  • Ayn al-Asad was merely a slap, but the U.S. must leave the region (2)

    Ayn al-Asad was merely a slap, but the U.S. must leave the region (2)

    Jan 15, 2020 15:56

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday, January 8, hours after Iran gave a sampling of its avowed vengeance by attacking two American military bases in Iraq for the unpardonable U.S. crime of martyring General Qassem Soleimani, granted audience in Tehran to a large gathering of the people of Qom, on the eve of the 42nd anniversary of the uprising of the people of that holy city against the British-installed and American-supported Pahlavi regime.

  • US should leave the region

    US should leave the region

    Jan 14, 2020 19:54

    It's not clear if Trump fully understands how his actions can totally upend his plans for the United States and in the foreign policy arena, and could also spell the death knell for his presidency.

  • Who benefits from escalation with Iran? US weapons' contractors

    Who benefits from escalation with Iran? US weapons' contractors

    Jan 14, 2020 19:52

    "In the aftermath of the US drone strike that martyred Major General Qassem Suleimani, the US weapons' industry leaders saw their stock values soar. The Washington Post reported that Lockheed Martin saw its stock rise 3.6 percent, and Northrop Grumman saw a 5.5 percent increase. But while these unchecked arms sales and massive Pentagon budgets may be good for the military-industrial complex, they are not good for the economy, US communities or the world at large."

  • Ayn al-Asad was merely a slap, but the U.S. must leave the region (1)

    Ayn al-Asad was merely a slap, but the U.S. must leave the region (1)

    Jan 14, 2020 10:02

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday, January 8, hours after Iran gave a sampling of its avowed vengeance by attacking two American military bases in Iraq for the unpardonable U.S. crime of martyring General Qassem Soleimani, granted audience in Tehran to a large gathering of the people of Qom, on the eve of the 42nd anniversary of the uprising of the people of that holy city against the British-installed and American-supported Pahlavi regime.

  • Arms control provides the only path to peace

    Arms control provides the only path to peace

    Jan 13, 2020 15:13

    The last decade ended with two major threats to humanity: global warming leading to a climate catastrophe and the threat of a nuclear war extinguishing the civilization.