Skip to main content

Sanctions Are Genocidal, and They Are the U.S.’s Favorite Weapon

Justin Podur Independent Media Institute
banner about deadly sanction For the empire, genocide, like aggression, is a normal part of politics. Nuclear planners plan how to commit it. Sanctions officials administer it. And for the most part, human rights organizations take no position on it.

The People of Palestine Are on the March

Vijay Prashad This article was produced by Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute.
The bombs start again. Israel, as if on a timer, begins to pulverize Gaza. The bombs strike from one end of the country to another, a warning against the protests that have been ongoing for a year.

Death and Disappearance: Inside the World of Privatised War

Abigail Fielding-Smith , Crofton Black The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
The world has since got so used to companies taking over what were long functions of the state that the Trump administration is now considering handing over the Afghan war to them.

George Herbert Walker Bush and the Myth of the 'Good' Gulf War

Nora Eisenberg AlterNet
This draws on articles about the 1991 Gulf War the author wrote which drew on the writer's extensive research for her 2008 novel, "When You Come Home" (Curbstone)-- which chronicles the lives of young veterans returning home from Desert Storm.
Subscribe to war crimes