Category Archives: Anti-militarism

The Beam in the White House and Fatal Triumph

The Beam in the White House and Fatal Triumph by Horst Schaefer and George Rammer, June 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/06/19/18815787.php Iran is the “greatest supporter of terror,” declared president Donald Trump. With that, he justified his peace-endangering cancellation of the nuclear agreement … Continue reading

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Why has the US gone mad?

Why has the US gone mad? by Alexander Unzicker and Olivier Zajee, 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/05/29/18815311.php Donald Trump blames scapegoats. Why does the US permanently seek new conflicts, send terrorists to Syria, organize the Ukraine coup, escalate with North Korea and threaten … Continue reading

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The Endless War by Jacob Reimann

The Endless War by Jacob Reimann, May 7, 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/05/14/18809181.php According to the ACLU, the Corker-Kaine bill is “broader and more dangerous than the current law.” Article 1 of the US Constitution grants Congress the exclusive right to declare war. … Continue reading

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Systematic Lies and Disinformation by Mathias Brockers and Gotz Aly

Systematic Lies Disinformation From Above by Mathias Brockers and Gotz Aly, April 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/05/04/18808955.php “In October 1962, John F. Kennedy, a level-headed president, sat in the White House and spoke with the Soviet leader Khrushchev through a “back channel” behind … Continue reading

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Detente Policy and Media Hysteria by Antje Vollmer

Detente Policy and Media Hysteria by Antje Vollmer, April 24, 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/05/01/18808878.php Antje Vollmer is a Green politician who was vice-president of the German Bundestag from 1994 to 2005. She urges a robust public debate over the new hard-line German … Continue reading

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Ultimatums instead of Diplomacy

Ultimatums instead of Diplomacy by Albrecht Mueller and Joachim Kleppe, April 19, 2018 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/04/29/18808857.php In what phase is NATO’s confrontation with Russia? Contrary to a promise to Gorbachev, NATO expanded eastward from 16 to 28 states. A military system is … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The New Bonapartists”

Book Review : “The New Bonapartists” by Martin Beck & Ingo Stutzle (ed), 2018, freitag.de https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/04/16/18808502.php In the figure of Bonaparte, the state made itself independent over society at a time when the bourgeoisie lost the capacity to rule the … Continue reading

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The US, the Dollar, IS and Saudi Arabia by Ernst Wolff

The US, the Dollar, IS and Saudi Arabia by Ernst Wolff, February 2017 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2018/04/05/18808247.php Like his predecessor Obama, President Trump did not say a single word against the ruling house in Saudi Arabia either in the election campaign or since … Continue reading

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As Trump consolidates his power, the history of 1930s Germany repeats itself

As Trump consolidates his power, the history of 1930s Germany repeats itself by Sascha Abramsky, The Sacramanento Bee March 18, 2018, http://www.sacbee.com/article205750864.html In a 2005 essay, “In Defense of History,” published in the Guardian newspaper, the historian Eric Hobsbawm wrote … Continue reading

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End Russophobia! Time for a New Detente Policy

End Russophobia! Time for a New Detente Policy Interview with Gabriele Krone-Schmalz, 2/8/2018 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2018/02/435504.shtml NATO’s eastern expansion (from 16 to 28 states) was and is a serious strain on relations with Russia. This is also true for the missile defense … Continue reading

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