The COVID-19 pandemic should be a time to reduce the military's deadly footprint at home and abroad. We can't let the military use this crisis to expand its powers.
Sarah Lazare is web editor at In These Times. She comes from a background in independent journalism for publications including the Intercept, the Nation, and Tom Dispatch.
Iran is ravaged by coronavirus — and US sanctions are making the pandemic even more deadly.
The media and the Democratic Party establishment’s singular focus on paid sick leave leaves out millions of contract and informal workers. We need to think much bigger — now.
US wars have historically been used to beat back and repress exactly the kind of Left movements that we need to tackle the climate crisis. We can’t just focus on fighting climate change or US imperialism — we have to stop both.
When it comes to the United States' saber-rattling and waging war around the world, we've seen a consistent pattern: Democrats tee up the ball for Trump’s aggression, then express outrage when his administration takes a swing.
This week’s all-women-moderated presidential debate is being lauded as a feminist victory in the press. But it was hardly that. The candidates were just fed inane questions meant to defend the benevolence of US empire and marginalize political positions deemed too far left.
From Afghanistan to Yemen, we have to acknowledge the full extent of the Obama administration’s war crimes.
Kamala Harris doesn't say much about foreign policy on the campaign trail. But a look at her record shows that when it comes to militarism, she’s squarely in line with — and sometimes to the right of — a hawkish, war-happy Democratic establishment.
Taking stock of the Democratic field on US empire.
The corporate media only pays attention to coal miners when they can be used to attack the Green New Deal. When coal miners are fighting for the pensions they deserve, the media is nowhere to be found.
Elizabeth Warren is pushing things in a progressive direction on the domestic front. But she's far too wedded to US imperialism abroad.
Women now shape the American war machine at its highest levels. That’s nothing to celebrate.