Accused Wikileaks whistle-blower Pvt. Bradley Manning turned 24 Saturday. He spent his birthday in a pre-trial military hearing that could ultimately lead to a sentence of life ... or death.
On this week's episode of Progressive Voices, we speak with world-renowned author, political scientist and activist Dr. Michael Parenti.
U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are appearing more and more on the frontlines -- the frontlines of the Occupy Wall Street protests, that is.
Excerpts from a new book that looks at the former Liberal Party leader's support for war.
Noreen Mae Ritsema
On the 5th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, global anti-war protests coincided with the launch of rabbletv, which proved to be an integral part of Canada's participation in the anti-war movement.
In a September 2001 essay titled "Game Over: The End of Warfare as Play," Klein noted that the United States had fought a series of wars in which it had experienced few casualties.
Dick Cheney's memoir follows one by his colleague and friend Donald Rumsfeld. As each promotes his own version of history, there are people challenging and confronting them.
The history of the U.S. national debt is inexorably tied to its many wars. The resolution this week of the so-called debt ceiling crisis is no different.
"War is a racket," wrote retired U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. Smedley D. Butler, in 1935. That statement, which is also the title of his short book on war profiteering, rings true today.
President Barack Obama just announced a reversal of a long-standing policy that denied presidential condolence letters to the family members of soldiers who commit suicide.