In country after country around the world, people are rising up to challenge entrenched, failing neoliberal political and economic systems, with mixed but sometimes promising results.
The only hope for the future is to abandon the futile quest for hegemony and instead commit to peace, cooperative diplomacy, international law, and disarmament.
The United States spent $2.26 trillion on its war in Afghanistan and about $1.5 trillion, went to military spending to maintain the US military occupation
In their frenzy over the protests in Cuba, US media and politicians have systematically overlooked the role played by US foreign policy in creating the difficult economic and social conditions on the island
On the foreign policy front, Castillo’s victory will represent a huge blow to US interests in the region and an important step towards reactivating Latin American integration.
Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores criticize the decision of the Trump administration to include Cuba on the list of countries that “sponsor terrorism”
Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies compare the responses to COVID-19 across the world and how the pandemic impacts US hegemony
17 years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the consequences have lived up to the fears of all who opposed it. Millions of Iraqis were killed or wounded and millions more were displaced
The 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization that met in London on December 4 is a stale military holdover from the Cold War days that should have gracefully retired many years ago.
Writing this dispatch from Bolivia, the conflict here is spiraling out of control and I fear it will only get worse.
Without a mass movement continually pushing and prodding for real change and holding politicians accountable—for their policies as well as their words—our neoliberal rulers assume that they can safely ignore the concerns and interests of ordinary people.
War and militarism are destroying the planet. But if we de-fund the Pentagon, we can save it.