The new war in Iraq isn't really a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods. It's the third part of an ongoing War on Terror, to recapture what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars.
This is an age, at least for "our" side, of war without risk and even without fear. The "war" on Libya was the model: no casualties for us, though vast chaos throughout the region are due to us.
Hours after people joined in the largest climate march in history, U.S. President Barack Obama started another war, while simultaneously failing to address our rapidly worsening climate.
The harsh, pretrial imprisonment, the absurd trial and the sentences for the Al Jazeera journalists have generated global outrage. But, Obama's words of support differ from his government's actions.
There is a nationwide call asking President Obama to halt the mass arrests and deportation of undocumented immigrants. This video portrays the voices and commitment of people marching for justice.
Six years into the Obama administration, President Barack Obama's promise of "a new era of open Government" seems just another grand promise, cynically broken.
Inequality entered mainstream public discourse through the activism of Occupy Wall Street. The cold, economic reality of it is hitting more homes this week, as unemployment benefits expire.
President Barack Obama proclaimed Dec. 15 Bill of Rights Day, praising those first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution as "the foundation of American liberty."
Since 2009 the U.S. has been launching drone strikes against Yemeni citizens. Is it legal? Is it effective? Is it just? Journalist Farea Al-Muslimi discusses the impact of this military campaign.
The Iran deal confirms that the U.S. administration has finally and effectively decided to break with the war-mongering strategy of its predecessors -- but for how long?