The reality of war has become so distant and abstract for U.S. civilians that most have no idea how many wars we’re actually engaged in. And that, as writer and combat veteran Danny Sjursen argues, is by design.
While President Joe Biden instilled hope in some that his administration’s military policy would be less hawkish than those of his predecessors, his national security appointments tell a different story.
While a mob of insurgent Trump supporters headed for D.C., Black community organizers and progressive voters fueled Democrats’ Senate wins in Georgia. What now? Will the left be caught between the right-wing devil and the deep Blue sea?
President Biden announced an end to the U.S. war in Afghanistan, but what does that actually mean? What was it all for? Then, we talk with a Yemeni-American activist about their hunger strike against U.S. support for the catastrophic war in Yemen.
When police roll out the red carpet for far-right insurgents and reserve tear gas and rubber bullets for Black, Indigenous, and social justice protestors, what is to be done?