Misunderstanding the Taliban
Whether the Western press, or the foreign policy establishment, want to admit it or not, the Taliban are not one-dimensional and they are not alien to Afghanistan.
This Is What Propaganda Looks Like
Why is the New York Times rushing to explain away a drone strike which killed ten innocent people?
Afghanistan is Bringing Out the Vultures
It's important to know who these people are, and see what they are doing now, because they will do it again.
The Endless Death Brigade Is Not Coping Well
It's only when America stops killing people overseas that the establishment starts to really freak out.
The Media Is In a World of Its Own on Afghanistan
Americans overwhelmingly oppose the war—but you'd never know that from the media coverage this past week.
‘How Could They Not Hate You Forever?’
As U.S. forces leave Afghanistan, veterans reflect on two decades of failure.
Murderer Says He Feels ‘Deep Sadness’ Watching Victim’s Funeral
George W. Bush shut the fuck up about Afghanistan!
The Lies the Pundits Keep Telling Us About Afghanistan
So much of the outrage about the U.S. withdrawal is built on fantasies that pundits won't stop peddling.
How COVID Is Showing Us Our Terrible Climate Future
To stop the worst effects of climate change, rich countries have to move heaven and earth to help poor countries. COVID shows how unlikely that is.
Billionaire Now Regrets Hanging Around With Billionaire Pedophile
Bill Gates, ostensibly otherwise a smart man, now knows that hanging with Jeffrey Epstein was 'a huge mistake.'
‘American Exceptionalism’ for the 21st Century
The "indispensable nation" is still spreading authoritarianism around the world.
Yes, Israel Is Really At War With Ice Cream
The highest echelons of the Israeli government are now locked in combat with...Ben & Jerry's.
Which Is Funnier: Trump Getting COVID or Bolsonaro Getting Hiccups?
This is a tough one.
The U.S. Doesn’t Actually Care About the Cuban People
The U.S. response to the crisis is about power, not human rights.
The U.S. Establishment Needs a Better Answer Than Intervention
The U.S. has been intervening in Haiti for centuries, to ruinous effect. Something has to change.
Henry Kissinger Is Right There, But We’ll Take It: Donald Rumsfeld Edition
It's not Kissinger, but it'll do.
NATO Has Outlived Its Usefulness
In many ways, NATO was wildly successful in its time. But that time is over, and now it should be dismantled.
The House Takes a Gigantic, Meaningless Step To End Forever War
The repeal of the 2002 AUMF is a nice gesture, but it's nowhere near enough.
Nothing Is Stupider Than This
Biden and Putin are meeting, so you know what that means: BODY LANGUAGE ANALYSIS.
The Democrats’ Bigoted Smear Campaign Against Ilhan Omar
House Democrats are going after Omar because she had the gall to say that America and Israel do not deserve special treatment in international courts.