History

Julia Ward Howe was a humanist who cared about suffering people, a feminist, a social justice activist & suffragette, and it was because of her anti-war commitment that she wrote the famous “Mother’s Day Proclamation” 5 years after the Civil War, which resulted in 600,000 dead American soldiers
This story begins in the early 1900s. Gasoline-powered transportation, whether by private auto or mass transit, was on its way out. Electric automobiles were rapidly gaining ground over their gas-powered rivals. By 1900, nearly 40% of all US cars were electric...
Washington knew a Japanese fleet was on its way to Pearl Harbor, but welcomed the attack since a Japanese aggression would make it possible to “sell” the war to an anti-war American public.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. owned a controlling interest in Standard Oil, but the next largest stockholder was the German chemical company I. G. Farben, through which the firm sold $20 million worth of gasoline and lubricants to the Nazis.
Empire Is the Root of U.S.-China Hostilities By Jacob G. Hornberger, August 04, 2020
Australia-US (AUSMIN) Strategic Consultations. What To Do About China and the South China Sea By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, August 03, 2020
“V For Vendetta”: Was V’s 2005 “Sermon” Warning Us of COVID-19(84) Tyranny? By John C. A. Manley, August 03, 2020
Reviving Soviet-era Confrontation with the United States, Russia Exposes Its Weakness in Africa By Kester Kenn Klomegah, August 03, 2020
COVID-19 and the Reification of the US-China “Cold War” By Dr. Giulio Pugliese, August 03, 2020
Another Hiroshima Is Coming — Unless We Stop It Now By John Pilger, August 03, 2020
What We Are Told and Not Told About the South China Sea By James ONeill, August 03, 2020
The Spirit of Apollo-Soyuz Is Alive… With the Russia/China Space Alliance By Matthew Ehret-Kump, August 03, 2020
The Coronavirus May be Novel, but It’s the Same Old Foreign Policy By Ted Snider, August 03, 2020
Video: Hollywood Celebrities and the Covid-19 Fear Campaign By Timothy Alexander Guzman, August 02, 2020
Racism, Sexism, Classism: Incoherence of ‘Mainstream’ Ethical Debate. Obfuscating Crimes against Humanity By Media Lens, July 31, 2020
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Psychological Warfare: The CIA Then and Now: Old Wine in New Bottles By Edward Curtin, July 31, 2020
China Calls to Confront US Bullying and Uphold Multilateralism By Telesur, July 31, 2020
“The War That Ended Peace”. How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs By Jim Miles, July 31, 2020
China and Iran to Sign Comprehensive Economic and Security Deal. Reviving Atoms for Peace By Matthew Ehret-Kump, July 30, 2020
Dangerous Crossroads: Australian Government Signs Up to US Military, Diplomatic and Economic Confrontation with China By Mike Head, July 30, 2020
Commemorating US Occupation of Haiti By Yves Engler, July 30, 2020
Romanticism and the Modern World: Re-Examining Emotion and Justice in Enlightenment Ideals By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, July 29, 2020
Does My Jesus Really Support Trump? By Philip A Farruggio, July 28, 2020
What Is Morally Wrong with Discrimination? A Kantian Analysis By Prof. Sam Ben-Meir, July 28, 2020
Cuba’s Nobel Nomination and Baldwin’s Call to “Begin Again” By Prof Susan Babbitt, July 27, 2020
The Folly of War, US Militarism Continues Apace By Shane Quinn, July 27, 2020
July 26, 1950: The No Gun Ri Massacre, South Korea By Rachel Mullin, July 27, 2020
How Atomic Bomb Survivors Have Transformed Our Understanding of Radiation’s Impacts By Dennis Normile, July 27, 2020
Hagia Sophia: Religion As Politics By Christopher Black, July 27, 2020
Revisions on China: Abandoning the Nixon Legacy, Pompeo the Puffed-up Hawk By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 26, 2020
Anti-Armenian Foreign Policy of Armenian Nationalists By South Front, July 26, 2020
The Global Elite’s Coup Against Humanity. Fear and “Submissive Obedience” By Robert J. Burrowes, July 26, 2020
The Bonus Army Veterans’ Protest of 1932, “The Cruelest Year of the Great Depression” By Gary Olson, July 25, 2020
Is Brexit A Swindle and a Fraud? David Lammy By Jack Peat, July 24, 2020
The Imperial Myth of Canada’s National Policy. Its Contemporary Implications By Matthew Ehret-Kump, July 24, 2020
The Marginalist Counter-Revolution, Science and Medical Social Management By Dr. T. P. Wilkinson, July 24, 2020
America’s Junior Partner: Britain’s Post-Brexit Eurasian Balancing Strategy Is Bunk By Andrew Korybko, July 24, 2020
Vote Democrat… and Watch America Burn By Mike Whitney, July 24, 2020
Racial Politics in Georgia and the Presidential Elections By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 23, 2020
Building a Definition of Development By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir, July 23, 2020
Is the United States a Failing State? A Failed State? By Richard Falk, July 23, 2020
Centenary of the Belfast Pogrom 1920 By Micheal Mac Donncha, July 22, 2020
Lithuania’s Upcoming Elections Will Determine Its Future Relations with Poland By Paul Antonopoulos, July 22, 2020
Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression. The Antidote: “Reconnection” By Radhika Tikku, July 21, 2020
Towards a “New Cold War” in the Middle East: Geopolitics of the Persian Gulf and the Battle for Oil and Gas By Germán Gorraiz López, July 21, 2020
Mass Poverty, Political Fragmentation of Nigeria? Towards Independence of the Biafra State? By Uche Ajulu-Okeke and Kester Kenn Klomegah, July 21, 2020
Turkey’s Poisonous Hand of Friendship with Ukraine By South Front, July 21, 2020
Palestinians Accuse Israel of Stealing 1500-year-old Christian Relic from Bethlehem By Middle East Eye, July 21, 2020
All About Me: The Kanye West Election Campaign Rally By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 21, 2020
Reimagining Haitian Exceptionalism By Boaz Anglade, July 20, 2020
Cold Wars and Profit By Craig Murray, July 20, 2020
The Surreal World: Macedonia By Bill Nicholov, July 20, 2020
Masked, Homeless, and Desolate By Edward Curtin, July 20, 2020
Médecins Sans Frontières: A Moment of Reckoning? Report from Greece’s Samos Island By Chris Jones, July 20, 2020
US v. China: A Clash of Civilizations Escalates By Stephen Lendman, July 20, 2020
Police Violence, the Tip of an Iceberg By J. B. Gerald, July 20, 2020
Nicaragua: No Stopping the Sandinista Revolution By Stephen Sefton, July 20, 2020
History of World War II. The Forgotten US-Nazi Alliance By Shane Quinn, July 19, 2020
The Call for “Social Distancing” Pursues Hidden Goals By Dr. Rudolf Hänsel, July 19, 2020
Indictment against the State of Israel on Charges of War Crimes, Crimes against Humanity, Genocide By Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal, July 18, 2020
Germany’s Presidency of the EU Will Determine if the Bloc Joins the New Multipolar World Order By Paul Antonopoulos, July 17, 2020
20 Dictators Currently Supported by the US By Phil Armstrong and Catherine Armstrong, July 17, 2020
Six Years on from Malaysia Airlines MH17 Destruction: A Clear Lack of Evidence that Moscow Was Behind It By Shane Quinn, July 17, 2020
The Ultra-Rich Elites of the New World Order and Their Diabolical Agenda By Dr. Rudolf Hänsel, July 16, 2020
The Day After 9/11: UN Security Council’s Passes Resolution 1368 and Starts “Pillar Four” of the United Nations By Elias Davidsson, July 16, 2020
Syrian Christians Respond to Erdogan’s Neo-Ottoman Agenda By Vanessa Beeley, July 16, 2020
America, You’ve Been Blacklisted: McCarthyism Refashioned for a New Age By John W. Whitehead, July 15, 2020
Converting Hagia Sophia for Domestic Consumption Will Backfire on Erdogan By Paul Antonopoulos, July 15, 2020
US-Mexico Relations: The Outcome of the Trump-AMLO Meeting in Washington? By Nino Pagliccia, July 14, 2020
Reelection of President Duda: Poland’s Future Remains Bright, But The Glow Is Dimming By Andrew Korybko, July 14, 2020
The Law, and Origin Story of Istanbul’s Iconic Hagia Sophia By Adam Bensaid, July 14, 2020
Money Capital versus “Life Capital”. Prof. John McMurtry By Prof. John McMurtry and Dr. Jeffery Klaehn, July 14, 2020
“Soft Power”: Americans in Its Grip at Home Must Face the Mischief It Wields By Barbara Nimri Aziz, July 13, 2020
The Inevitable, Fatal End of Globalization – Centuries of Obscene Entitlement Morphing into Unavoidable, Horrendous Consequences; New Beginnings? By S. Brian Willson, July 13, 2020
75 Years Ago: When Szilard Tried to Halt Dropping Atomic Bombs Over Japan By Greg Mitchell, July 13, 2020
Remember My Lai: GIs Call Viet Killings ‘Point-Blank Murder’ By Seymour M. Hersh, July 13, 2020
War in the Balkans, Srebrenica: The Memoirs of a Portuguese Peacekeeper By Stephen Karganovic, July 12, 2020
Kissinger’s Adoration of the 1815 Congress of Vienna: A Master Key into Universal History By Matthew Ehret-Kump, July 12, 2020
History: The War that Ended Peace, The Road to 1914 By Jim Miles, July 12, 2020
25th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre Big Lie that Won’t Die By Stephen Lendman, July 12, 2020
The UK Reading Stabbings: Al Qaeda LIFG Terrorists Supported by UK. Product of British Foreign Policy By Tony Cartalucci, July 12, 2020
The ICTY Srebrenica Trials: The Unseen Evidence By Stephen Karganovic, July 12, 2020
US Hostility Toward China. Military Encirclement, Visa Bans, Backlash on US Economy By Stephen Lendman, July 12, 2020
Venezolanos-ConBiden and MAGA-zuela: Two Sides of the Same Coin By Leonardo Flores, July 10, 2020