Some things never change; one of them is the divide and conquer strategy; the favorite tactic of the capitalist ruling class. So much could be written that has and although the figures cited below are now much, much worse — with prison populations of over 2.2 million and unemployment and racism ravaging communities in ways unbeknownst […]
CENSORED IN 1992: THE WORLD’S LEADING MERCHANT OF DEATH In the 1980’s, global arms spending rocketed to nearly $1 trillion annually — or, about $2 million a minute. The two leading arms merchants were the United States and the former Soviet Union. Now the Soviet Union is gone, but its place has been taken by […]
As thousands of people gathered on the 20th of November, outside of Fort Benning, Georgia for the annual protest to shut down the US Army training center dubbed by critics as the “School of the Assassins” for having trained some of the worst human rights violators in Latin America, El Salvadorean armed forces have now taken to the streets of El Salvador in conjunction with the national police.
Reflective citizens need to ask what the celebration of Veterans Day is really about. If we are no longer celebrating the cause of peace, and instead are celebrating the military, what exactly are we celebrating?