Tag: Pax Americana

Barack Obama Administration Continues US Military Global Dominance

By Peter Phillips The Barack Obama administration is continuing the neo-conservative agenda of US military domination of the world--albeit with perhaps a kinder-gentler face. While overt torture is now forbidden for the CIA and Pentagon,...

Twenty-Six Things We Now Know Seven Years After 9/11

By Bernard Weiner Co-Editor, The Crisis Papers Each year around the anniversary of 9/11, I summarize what we ordinary citizens have learned since that awful day in 2001. This is the seventh annual look...

Bringing Down the House of Cards — The Final ‘Leg’ of the Journey

Bringing Down the House of Cards The Final "Leg" of the Journey By Steve Bhaerman Apologies in advance for sending such a long piece. There's research and details that I felt work better as...

Taking to the Streets on 9/11

Truly moving account of the September 11 truth actions in New York. Given all the potentially risky fault lines that weekend between the families, the police, the truth activists, and even within the movement, the cohesive and optimistic energy that marked this "anniversary" is a sign of both increasing compassion and progress, and should give us all a lot of hope.

9/11, American Empire, and Christian Faith

by David Ray Griffin This essay was originally delivered as a lecture at Trinity Episcopal Church of Santa Barbara, Saturday, March 25, 2006. In this essay, I offer a Christian critique of the American empire in...

Medea Benjamin, Co-founder, CodePink: Women for Peace and Global Exchange

Dear Peace & Justice Organizers, There are many ways to promote peace & justice in our world, but when we face an immediate conflict, indeed a promised "war without end," it first helps to step...