Foreign policy

Looking Back at the Vietnam War: Why Now?

July 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Looking back at the Vietnam War: But Why Now with everything else going on? We still are not getting very basic facts about the Vietnam War straight. The Ken Burns series on Vietnam included incredible footage, but it reinforced a framework about the war the …

Is War with Iran on the Horizon?

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Trump administration seems bent on regime change and war with Iran. Using harsh, hyperbolic and often absurd rhetoric, the Trump, Bolton, and Pompeo trio continue to tighten sanctions, deploy additional military forces, and threaten war. They have learned nothing from past US military blunders—not  …

On Feb. 1, the Trump administration announced it will pull the US out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF), thus undoing one of the pillars of global security and potentially plunging the world into a new nuclear arms race.  The 1987 signing of this …

Venezuela: Updates from the Streets

February 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

Propaganda and revolution, imperial force and mass struggle, Venezuela is a contested nation. Cutting through sensational headlines, this community briefing features a firsthand report, an update on an innovative agricultural solidarity program, and organizing for a Boston delegation to the elections later this year. Join us for this …

Donald Trump has promised a foreign policy that “puts America first,” threatening to uproot the global imperil order in effect since the end of World War II. He has threatened to ignite nuclear war against North Korea, has threatened to cancel the nuclear agreement with …

Human Rights: a line in the sand

April 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Originally posted in Post Trump Stress Disorder While Democrats argue whether issues like a woman’s choice really are “core Democratic values” they remain pretty comfortable ignoring the human rights of non-Americans. This week Human Rights Watch documented extra-judicial killings by Egypt’s army – let’s ditch …

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