Destroying the planet for record profits.
Ten years from now, looking back on the sequestration.
The case for hope, continued.
America’s new pay-as-you-go democracy.
Contractors have raked in $385 billion to build and maintain military bases overseas. How much of the total is fraud?
Lethality beyond the pale.
Seven years, untold dollars to silence one man.
Imperial gigantism and the decline of planet Earth.
Fracking ourselves to death in Pennsylvania.
From walking libraries and a god named “Word” to what Sherlock Holmes never said.
It’s dumb journalism, stupid.
A new book from Jeremy Scahill, America’s blowback reporter.
How resource scarcity and climate change could produce a global explosion.
Violence on the home front.
On almost getting PTSD in Iraq.
How to turn a world lacking in enemies into the most threatening place in the universe.
Just doing what’s popular would make us healthier, wealthier, wiser, and less indebted.
How the 40-Year “Long Recession” led to the Great Recession.
And if so, is that terrible news?
From the San Francisco earthquake to superstorm Sandy, how capitalism stacks the deck on disaster.
How Operation Enduring Freedom mutated into Operation Enduring Corruption.
When it comes to Israel, Palestine, and Iran, it could all come crashing down.
What you don’t know can hurt you.
Iraq, ten years later.
The ever-destructive dreams of air power enthusiasts.
Tyrants at home and abroad.
A question for veterans that needs answering.
We are long past coal mine canaries.
And what we’ve lost.
The Epic Story of the C-130.
Why the invasion of Iraq was the single worst foreign policy decision in American history.
England’s war on terror has become a war on women and children.
Why it’s so tough to get your head around climate change.
The Trillion-Dollar Concept That No One Can Define
After Newtown: turning schools into prisons
Waterboarding Americans and the Redefinition of Torture
How a Washington global torture gulag was turned into the only gulag-free zone on Earth.
A secret CIA drone base, a blowback world, and why Washington has no learning curve.
The strategic importance of Keystone XL.
Drones, surveillance towers, malls of the spy state, and the national security police on the northern border.
Post-Legal drones, the Bin Laden tax, and other wonders of our American world.
Washington’s dilemma on a ‘lost’ planet.
Violence against women is rampant, systemic, and all about control.
Will China-Japan-U.S. tensions in the Pacific ignite a conflict and sink the global economy?
The atrocities committed by American forces in Vietnam defy easy explanation.
Fifty years ago, college was cheap, unions were strong, and there was no terrorism-industrial complex.
For Washington, there is no arms control abroad.
Seven easy, onscreen steps to making U.S. Torture and detention policies once again palatable.
The American system of suffering, 1965-2014.
Megatrends, game-changers, black swans, tectonic shifts, and a world not that different from 2012.
How U.S. taxpayers are paying the Pentagon to occupy the planet.
An open letter to the community organizer and Constitutional law professor who became a robot President.
Debtpocalypse, austerity, and the hollowing out of America.
Generals who run amuck, politicians who could care less, an “embedded” media…and us.
Testimonies by veterans of the Israeli Defense Forces from Gaza and elsewhere.
Activists are waging a secret war, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.
The United States is in the midst of a tremendous building spree, but it isn’t happening in America.
How not to change the world.
Technology is reshaping the face of U.S. military power, but is it for the best?
Hurricane Sandy rides in.
Would a President Mitt Romney be primed for military action in Iran?
Our political language is in desperate need of a change.
This year’s presidential campaign is bigger and louder than anything we’ve ever seen before.
How the U.S. and Pakistan became the dysfunctional nuclear family of international relations.
The Cuban Missile Crisis and ownership of the world.
Why I used to believe that voter ID laws really were just common sense.
During the next two presidential debates, some important foreign policy questions won’t be asked.
The discrediting of U.S. military power.
Forecasts of oil abundance collide with planetary realities.
A guide to the presidential debates you won’t be hearing.
Back to $chool: College is the past, prison is the future.
A letter to my dismal allies.
Joe McCarthy would understand today’s Islamophobia.
Protests in Bahrain have been largely ignored in Western media, but they shouldn’t be.
It’s the first anniversary of the Occupy movement, and there is much to look forward to.
War has become a sort of American monopoly–but the American people don’t seem to know, or care.
Despite years of talk about American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the number of military bases there has steadily expanded.
How quickly will the U.S. leave Afghanistan?
How an American disaster paved the way for Big Oil’s rise—and possible fall—in Iraq.
A guide to disaster at home and abroad.
How two administrations and both parties made illegality the American way of life.
The election year outsourcing that no one’s talking about.
Heat, drought, rising food costs, and the chaos that could ensue.
“Extreme oil” and the destruction of our oceans
A message written in blood that no one wants to hear.
How the deficit obsession has been distracting us from our country’s most pressing issues.
The Pentagon’s system of overseas bases is evolving, and a new model for warfare is evolving with it.
Secret wars, secret bases, and the Pentagon’s “new spice route” in Africa.
As narcotraficantes terrorize Mexico with surreal acts of violence, it’s time to reconsider our basic assumptions about the U.S. War on Drugs.
Nuclear weapons don’t get the attention that they once did, but they’re still very much a part of our world.
A process of militarization is working its way through all facets of American government, and it’s not likely to stop any time soon.
Could one key to helping our military veterans be providing assistance for moral injuries?
The ascension of science in so many facets of our everyday lives has not sparked a revitalization of belief in the power of reason.
President Obama’s approach to energy policy is surprisingly close Dick Cheney’s. What this tells us about America’s new nationalism.
Could Richard Nixon hold the keys to fixing the Obama administration’s Iran problems?
The value of American—and Afghan—lives.
Civilian soldiers, drones, and cyber attacks are just a few elements of the Obama formula for contemporary war.
Is the Obama administration’s crackdown on leakers and whistleblowers indicative of a new sort of Imperial Presidency?
Despite a recent loss at the ballot box, the fight is far from over for unions in Wisconsin.
Border security, it isn’t just about borders anymore. How new surveillance technology has made border-enforcement a big business.
Climate change denial is facing significant new challenges, but the fight is nowhere close to over.
Drone technology has long been touted as the future of warfare, but should we believe the hype?
Globalizing the global war on terror.
Whistling past the graveyard of empires.
On the nearly $1-trillion national security budget.
The environmental nightmare you know nothing about.
The government spends a great deal of money on programs and services for the benefit of the poor. So why is it also, in tandem with corporations, robbing them blind?
There will be a winner in the 2012 election, but it won’t be Obama or Romney.
On staring death in the face and not noticing.
Six recent clashes and conflicts on a planet heading into energy overdrive.
On the history of the U.S. economy in decline.
Wise words from a document found on the computer of Ecotopia author Ernest Callenbach (1929-2012) after his death.
A planet connected by wild weather.
Sending debt oeonage, poverty, and freaky weather into the arena.
Obama: Weakling at home, imperial president abroad.
Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, on how the most important thing in Washington now is “messaging”, and how this affects Washington’s unnerving national security.
Why 21st century oil will break the bank—and the planet.
Night raids, hidden detention centers, the “Black Jail,” and the dogs of war in Afghanistan.
The media in disaster bifurcates. Some step out of their usual “objective” roles to respond with kindness and practical aid. Others bring out the arsenal of clichés and pernicious myths and begin to assault the survivors all over again.
Pushing past the self-serving misinterpretations of King’s words.
What today’s Iranian opposition movement can learn from the 1979 Revolution.
For Americans, 2010 could be the year of the assassin.
As for peacemaking or de-escalation next year, fuggedaboutit…2010: pure loss.