Denmark, the US’s 51st state

Social Democrat Government Dares Not Criticize USA

  (Author Note: This article is second in series on Denmark relations with USA. No. 1  Reporters and camera crews covering the uprising against racism and police brutality are being attacked by police, mainly, in unprecedented numbers in the US. Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF), a non-governmental organization, which seeks to defend free press …

Toxic stew: prejudice & politics

Reagan, Trump And The Rancid Use Of Racism For Political Gain

A presidential candidate, nakedly pandering prejudice to win votes, holds a pivotal campaign rally in a locale infamous for a bloody incident of white racist violence. Sounds like President Donald J. Trump’s decision to schedule a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the site of one of the worst incidents of mass racist violence in American …

Epidemic Epistle IX: A COVID-19 crisis diary by TCBH! members

Put to the (COVID-19) Test by the National Guard in Pennsylvania

  My wife Joyce and I visited the front in the war zone yesterday. I’m talking about the “war” on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. We registered for COVID-19 testing on Tuesday when Joyce, usually highly energetic,  started feeling physically drained for no reason and began running a low-grade elevated temperature of 98.9 all day. We …

Confessions of a White Privileged Radical

Walking the ‘Hood With the Bats

In a time when Americans are inundated by messages of “support the troops,” and “honor our veterans,” and simultaneously veterans continue to commit suicide at alarming rates, go homeless and hungry, face battles with addiction, and isolate themselves, it certainly feels as if more effort can be made to think of and offer innovative programs …

Denmark, the US’s 51st state

Europeans Join US Americans’ Uprising

This war image has caused the fire to spread throughout much of the world.   (Author note: This article begins a series on Denmark’s anti-sovereignty foreign policy support for US imperial wars, as well as Danes solidarity with anti-racist, anti-police brutality resistance in the US and at home.) “Just as our neighbors to the South …

Who needs rubber bullets, bayonets, rocket launchers, MRAP vehicles and surveillance drones in the US?

Military Equipment Provided Free to Local Police Departments Bring US Wars Home to American Cities and Communities

Transcript of RT-TV interview of Dave Lindorff by RT’s Caleb Maupin: Maupin:  Why does the Department of Defense have so much excess gear that it needs to unload, anyway? Lindorff:  The US has been involved in so many wars, they become occupations, and the military has developed techniques for operating as an occupying army, and …

Who needs cops for school discipline, domestic disputes, traffic control and serving warrants?

Movement to Defund US Police Departments is a Beautiful and Doable Idea

  The new call to “defund the police departments” is a brilliant idea whose time has come. As an activist eloquently put the case in a hearing before the Minneapolis City Council, “The police are a 19th-century creation that is inappropriate for a 21st-century society.” Absolutely correct. As we have written on this site earlier, …

Close to mutinous language by top US military leadership

In Astonishing Move, Both Defense Secretary Esper and Joint Chiefs Chair Milley Tell Troops To Defend Constitution and People’s Freedom, not President

President Trump really went a bridge too far with his bizarre Bible photo op and his order for federal troops to attack peaceful White House protesters to allow him to exit his white house bunker and walk unimpeded across the street to a church to have his photo taken holding it up (after having it …

Fascism on the march:

Is Trump Using the Nation’s Capital as a Test Site for Scrapping Constitutional Government and Establishing Martial Law?

It’s been less than two weeks since the murder by cop of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and in that short time, an astonishing rebellion has sprung up from the angry grass roots. It began among a black population for whom this vicious videotaped slow and casual killing of a non-violent black suspect of a minor …