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Global Alert News – 04.25.18

How much longer can the majority of industrialized / militarized societies hide from reality? Not long. Foundations of power structures are fracturing from every direction, many critical issues are finally beginning to come to light. Though this is, in many ways, a leap in the right direction, it also leads to unbridled desperation on the part of those who wield …

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Global Alert News – 02.03.18

The “Doomsday Clock” has yet again been moved closer to midnight by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. Though this signal should be a dire red flag warning for us all, the bleak assessment from this scientific organization does not even take into account the immediate threat from our imploding biosphere and climate engineering (which must also be considered weather and …

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Connect The Dots – The Whistleblower’s View – 01.10.18

The Whistleblower’s View: Listen to Lisa Ling, a former military technological expert who was featured in the documentary, National Bird, discussing drone warfare, militarism, and the future of democracy with Alison Rose Levy.   Download this episode (right click and save)

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The Conspiracy Guy – 12.28.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #56: While the Pope warns of the prospect of wars in the Middle East and on the Korean Peninsula, the Trump administration’s decision to provide Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine “crosses the line” in the view of the Russian Foreign Minister. The US continues to loot Afghanistan of its mineral resources and protect the poppy fields for …

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Ask Beatty – 11.13.17

Mass shootings.  Sexual assault.  Domestic Violence.  Beatty talks about all of the things that we can we all DO to keep ourselves sane in the midst of this madness.   My guest today is  Sonia Satra, actress, founder and CEO of Moticise, an award -winning wellness program, international speaker, mother and wife, who recently conquered Mount Kilimanjaro.  She shares the …

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Paul Fitzgerald Elizabeth Gould – Neoconizing the Just War Doctrine in the service of American Empire

Over the years only a small handful of policy pundits have struggled to find a core principle that might explain the American government’s irrational desire to expand its Cold War military alliance (NATO). With the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 and the demobilization of Warsaw Pact forces, the organization no longer had a reason to live and should …

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Nadia Prupis – New Documents Show US Knew Helping Saudis in Yemen Could Be War Crime

As the relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia comes under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the Gulf nation’s weekend bombing campaign in Yemen, a Reuters exclusive published Monday reveals that the Obama administration approved a $1.3 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia last year despite warnings that it could implicate the U.S. in war crimes. The Saudi-led …

ARLINGTON, VA - SEPTEMBER 14, 2001:  (SEPTEMBER 11 RETROSPECTIVE) A military helicopter flies in front of the Pentagon September 14, 2001 in Arlington, Virginia at the impact site where a hijacked airliner crashed into the building.  (Photo by Stephen J. Boitano/Getty Images)

Tom Engelhardt – Bombs Away! Their Precision Weaponry and Ours

On the morning of September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda launched its four-plane air force against the United States. On board were its precision weapons: 19 suicidal hijackers. One of those planes, thanks to the resistance of its passengers, crashed in a Pennsylvania field.  The other three hit their targets — the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York City and …

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Warrior Connection – 08.21.16

The August 21st edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion About the effects of military deployments and operations on children and family. We also read two new poems about war written by Jared Worley, USAF veteran, and published in SITREP: VETERAN PERSPECTIVES ON WAR AND PEACE, Western Illinois University 2016.

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MARCUS WEISGERBER – Despite Objections, Pentagon Takes Step Toward Buying New Nuclear Weapons

The U.S. Air Force took a first step toward buying controversial new nuclear weapons Friday, asking defense companies to submit bids to design and build cruise missiles and ICBMs. The move comes amid the highest tension with Russia since the end of the Cold War and flies in the face of senators who have called on the Obama administration to cancel plans to build the …