20 years of war finally end in Kabul without a bang:

Biden Could Have Spared Afghanistan and US 6 Months of Pointless War by Just Ending It

  There are two things I suppose everyone would agree are true about the remarkable events of the past several weeks in Afghanistan. One is that we are witnessing the latest  major loss in a string of wars and “incursions” that the US has lost since the end of World War II. The other is …

Petulance as foreign policy:

Bomber Biden Sends in B-52 Bombers in a Tantrum over Taliban Advance

  In what can only be called a criminal and murderous tantrum by a loser, the United States, on the order of President Joe Biden, has begun dispatching B-52 Stratofortress bombers and AC-130 fixed-wing gunships equipped with large Gatling machine guns and a cannon to carpet-bomb and perpetrate mass killing on Taliban forces surging to …

From PBS's Syndicated Program 'White House Chronicle':

Dave Lindorff Discusses his Nation Article on Coastal Dumps Threatened by Rising Seas

  Veteran journalist and editor Lewellyn King, and colleague Linda Gasparello, co-hosts of the PBS syndicated program “White House Chronicle,” interview author/journalist/film producer Dave Lindorff about his latest article in the Nation magazine on the threat to facing tens of thousands of landfills sited along the three coasts of the United States, where they are …

Tens of thousands of dumps line the US coastlines, most sitting at or near sea level

Coastal Landfills Are No Match for Rising Seas

  Fae Saulenas knows that before long she’ll have to abandon the place she’s called home for decades. Nestled by a coastal wetland north of Boston called the Rumney Marsh Reservation, her house is a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean. In recent years, thanks in part to the climate emergency, king tides and storm surges …

Don't lie to us Joe, tell the truth!

After 20 Years and over $2.26 Trillion, the US Has Lost Its Longest War in Afghanistan

Another lost war! Another denial! The US actually began its war on the people of Afghanistan back during the presidency of Jimmy Carter, who foolishly followed the advice of his Russia-hating, rabidly anti-Communist Polish emigre National Security Director Zbigniew Brzezinski. Brzezinski, in mid-1979, successfully convinced the gullible Carter to launch Operation Cyclone, a $20-billion, 10-year …

The grand bi-partisan scheme to privatize Medicare

Medicare Advantage is No Advantage

(This article was funded by paired assignments and a joint publishing agreement with Counterpunch.org and Tarbell.org.  It was inspired by a suggestion from Ralph Nader.)   When you want to know if the US government, or the political party in charge, is pulling a fast one on the public, look at the name they give …

Building more atomic bomb triggers is the ‘pits’:

Time to Stop Modernizing America’s Nukes and to Start Negotiating Peace

(This article was originally written for and published by ‘The Edge,’ a magazine published by the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College_   The Biden administration, in its proposed military budget, is calling for a restart of something the US arms industry has not produced in any significant quantity since 1992: nuclear “pits” …

Peace-washing the anti-war movement and limiting criticism of Biden and Dems

Are Big Donors Neutralizing Peace Movement Activism?

  This article by Dave Lindorff and appearing in Salon magazine, was researched and written with the assistance of a grant from the ExposeFacts program of the Institute for Public Accuracy   During the four years of the Trump administration, resistance and even revolutionary talk were in the air as organizations with names like The Resistance and Our …

With 'forever' wars over on 9/11, time to SLASH Pentagon spending!

Biden Shows True Colors Proposing Bigger War Department Budget than Trump

President Joe Biden has shown his true colors, as this nation mis-celebrates Memorial Day Weekend by guzzling beer and other alcoholic drinks, racking up  a typically epic death toll on the highways, and risking a new upsurge in the Coronavirus pandemic partying without masks,  marking the date himself by proposing a record new military budget. …