All told, the U.S. president has been a perfect model in deflecting all responsibility, even as the death toll soared over 150,000 with more than four million cases reported nationwide and no end in sight.
“If you want to change the world, make your life about others. And everything will come back to you.” — Dr. Rouba Mhaissen
At more than $740 billion this year, the Pentagon budget is more than 100 times the budget of the CDC—and more than 1,800 times the U.S. contribution to the World Health Organization that the president has promised to cut.
Thanks to Thomas Friedman’s relentless service as a mouthpiece for US empire and capital, he’s permitted to continue churning out his pseudo-thoughts week after week.
“Give me freedom or give me death.”
The former President of Liberia, Nobel laureate H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf promotes freedom, peace, justice, women’s empowerment and democratic rule.
Trump, Tulsa, and the Rise of Military Dissent
And then someone from another rooftop shouted a verse of Rumi’s poetry into the clear night air.
Philip Terman: On the Way to Get Chicken Wings We Listen to a Podcast About a Somalian Struggling to Come to America
Most of the others have turned themselves in.
But Abdi is in the basement with his brother.
There are no kings in America.
Only gilded men we can topple
again and again.
Can making Black Lives Matter rescue a failing state?
It’s essential to ensure that the November 3rd election is free and fair, but if Trump loses, then the bigger problems are likely to begin.
A Military Spouse’s Perspective on Racism and Armed Violence in the United States
To create real security, we must slash the Pentagon budget and invest in meeting everyone’s basic human needs.