Tag: israel
Cruz and Rubio: Heirs to Bush-Obama Militarism
I see no point splitting hairs over whether Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio is the more egregious warmonger. Both love the bloody and costly U.S. empire. Both believe in American exceptionalism. (Rubio arrogantly calls for a “New American Century.”) Both want to make war in the Middle East (and beyond) and “stand behind Israel,” though…
Why Won’t Iran Act Like Our Enemy?
What a bad week for the war party. Darn you, Iran! The country that the armchair warriors most love to hate refuses to play the villain’s role assigned by the neoconservatives, “humanitarian” interventionists, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the establishment media. First Iran quickly released 10 U.S. sailors whose armed boats had violated Iran’s territorial waters near…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 107
Sheldon Richman discusses whether Bernie Sanders is a radical or not. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses veterans and the Iraq War. ‘ Laurence M. Vance reviews a book that questions World War 2. Joseph R. Stromgberg discusses whether empire provides global public goods. Dan Sanchez discusses who should thank whom on Veteran’s Day. Sheldon Richman discusses…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 104
Ran HaCohen discusses the current conflict in Jerusalem and the intentions of the Israeli government. Andrew J. Bacevich discusses whether the U.S. can leave Afghanistan or not. Richard M. Ebeling discusses individualism vs sacrificial collectivism. George H. Smith discusses John Locke’s justification of private property. Sarah Lazare discusses a new study showing corporate media refuse…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 96
Philip Giraldi discusses whether Iranian weapons are really killing American soldiers or not. Ted Galen Carpenter discusses the U.S. government’s love of dictators. David Gordon discusses the notion of libertarian paternalism. Gene Healy discusses who the most militarist of the candidates is. Robert Golan-Vilella discusses law in a time of endless war. Matt Peppe discusses…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 95
Ira Stoll discusses how Trump and Sanders are similar. A. Barton Hinkle discusses libertarian approaches to dealing with income inequality. Tom Engelhardt discusses the U.S. antiwar movement. Richard Ebeling discusses the views of John Stuart Mill. Justin Raimondo discusses Hilary Clinton, Chelsea Manning, and double standards. Jacob G. Hornberger discusses Jeb Bush’s confused mindset on…
We Need More Treason, Not Less on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Kevin Carson‘s “We Need More Treason, Not Less” read by Mike Godzina and edited by Nick Ford. Let’s get something straight: The American state is and always has been, regardless of the political party controlling it, the executive committee of the propertied classes who use the state to extract rents from…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 94
Medea Benjamin discusses 10 steps to wean the U.S. off militarism. Ron Jacobs discusses the footprint of the U.S. military in Africa. Sam Husseini discusses U.S. government violence from Hiroshima to Iraq. Uri Avnery discusses the divide and conquer strategy of Netanyahu. George Selgin discusses how the Federal Reserve is joining the War on Drugs….
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 93
Joseph R. Stromberg discusses realism vs non-intervention. David Swanson discusses the Vietnam War 50 years later. Andrew Levine discusses Israel and the alleged threats to it. Shamus Cooke discusses the idea of a no-fly zone in Syria. Lew Rockwell discusses Ron Paul’s new anti-war book. John Feffer discusses the Kurds and the current conflicts in…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 92
Jonathan Cook discusses Israel’s endless misery for Gaza. Curtis Bell discusses parallels between U.S. and Israeli racism. Sheldon Richman discusses no compensation to Israel for the Iran deal. Richard M. Ebeling discusses freedom of migration. Lucy Steigerwald discusses America’s limited space for Iran stories. George H. Smith discusses Spinoza’s thought from a critical perspective. Helen…
Another Iranian Non-Threat
This image tweeted by Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has a lot of people upset. Is it supposed to be Barack Obama holding a gun to his own head?What if it is? The picture is hardly threatening or aggressive in any way. After all, it’s not a picture of Khamenei holding a gun to…
Two Cheers for the Iran Agreement
The nuclear agreement with Iran is good for two reasons: it reduces the chance of war, and it promises relief from sanctions for the Iranian people. Although American officials still say that war is an option, the chance has now shrunk. Even Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu knows that his military alone cannot deal a…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 90
Robert C. Koehler discusses the torture of absolute power. William R. Polk discusses not learning from Middle Eastern mistakes. Thomas L. Knapp discusses government debt. Steven Horwitz discusses how marriage doomsday never comes. David N. Gibbs discusses the Srebrenica precedent. George Leef discusses a book on how liberals make it more difficult for blacks to…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 89
Steven Fake discusses what Israel could have taught Dixie. Lucy Steigerwald discusses U.S. sensitivity to civilian deaths. David S. D’Amato discusses anarchism and minarchism in American history. Sheldon Richman discusses Clarence Thomas. John Feffer discusses ISIS and the terrible twos. Franklin Lamb discusses Palestine and ISIS. Robert Parry discusses Libya and Hilary Clinton. Chris Toensing…
We Need More Treason, Not Less
One of the more disturbing trends on the American Center-Left (which sees itself, entirely without justification, as “the Left”) is the increasing popularity of the right-wingers as “seditionists” or “traitors” meme. The most notable recent example, in the wake of the racially-motivated massacre in Charleston, is the identification of the Confederate battle flag with “treason.”…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 85
Dan Sanchez discusses how U/S. intervention helps Islamic fundamentalist groups in the Middle East. Barbara Myers discusses the unknown whistleblower. Michael Horton discusses the Saudi state’s Yemen strategy of divide and destroy. Laurence M. Vance discusses free trade. Sheldon Richman discusses letting the clock run out on the NSA. Alex Kane discusses the booming business…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 84
J. Patrice McSherry discusses Operation Condor. Laurence M. Vance discusses the question of why conservatives don’t follow their own constitution. Kelly Vlahos discusses the march of the imperial senators. Ivan Eland discusses hard truths about Iraq. Andrew Levine discusses how America broke the Middle East. Jonathan Cook discusses Israel’s government of zealots. John Grant discusses…
Time to End the “Special Relationship” on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Chad Nelson‘s “Time to End the ‘Special Relationship’” read by Joey Clark and edited by Nick Ford. “So while more discussion and new information are normally welcomed before war is waged, Netanyahu’s antics gave us neither. His Congressional hosts will use his address to bolster their calls for the continued American war state,…
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 78
Stephen Kinzer discusses how safe the U.S. is. Nick Turse discusses the battlefield of tomorrow. Laurence M. Vance discusses how the state needs servants to do its dirty work. Ivan Eland discusses how Obama’s nuclear agreement is a good one but issues remain. Justin Raimondo discusses why we can’t limit government without limiting foreign intervention….
The Weekly Libertarian Leftist Review 77
Binoy Kampmark discusses the atrocities of the Shia militias. Anand Gopal discusses the creation of an Afghan Blackwater. Laurence M. Vance discusses limiting the government’s carbon footprint. David S. D’Amato discusses decentralism and libertarianism. Kevin Schwartz discusses hyping a proxy war in Yemen. Laurence M. Vance discusses the drug war litmus test. Glenn Greenwald discusses…
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