U.S. Weapons

Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

The Resolution A vote took place on this resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions at the American Anthropological Association business meeting on Friday, November 20, 2015 in the Colorado Convention Center. The resolution passed 1040 for BDS to 136, 87% in favor. It will be forwarded to the entire membership of the AAA for a … Continue reading Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

How The US, Its Allies And Syria Unwittingly Corporatized ISIS

ISIS operates as both a company and a government that’s spun totally out of control. The group is selling oil to Assad and U.S. allies -allies who are also arming them. But how did this happen? How did ISIS become the world’s wealthiest, most sophisticated terrorist group? WASHINGTON — The Islamic State of Iraq and … Continue reading How The US, Its Allies And Syria Unwittingly Corporatized ISIS

American Mom: What I Tell Them

I started this poem a week or two into Israel's war on Gaza. Given our country's renewed march to war in Iraq and Syria, and all the children who will, inevitably, die in the coming weeks and months and years from our weapons, it remains all the more relevant. What I Tell Them I sit … Continue reading American Mom: What I Tell Them

Sam Farr Offers Take On Local, Foreign Violence At Santa Cruz Town Hall

More than 50 people gather to hear local lawmaker SANTA CRUZ Community policing and not the militarization of local police forces is what this country should be moving toward, Rep. Sam Farr told an audience of more than 50 people Thursday evening. Citing Humvees responding to protesters over the police killing of Michael Brown earlier … Continue reading Sam Farr Offers Take On Local, Foreign Violence At Santa Cruz Town Hall

U.S. Jets And Drones Attack Militants In Iraq, Hoping To Stop Advance

PLAY VIDEO: Airstrikes in Iraq Seen Near Erbil DOHUK, Iraq — The United States launched a series of airstrikes against Sunni militants in northern Iraq on Friday, using Predator drones and Navy F-18 fighter jets to destroy rebel positions around the city of Erbil, the American military said Friday. The strikes were aimed at halting … Continue reading U.S. Jets And Drones Attack Militants In Iraq, Hoping To Stop Advance

Numbers Have Names: The Dead In Gaza From Operation Protective Edge

Those who have died in Gaza as a result of Israel's Operation Protective Edge (Updated as of August 14, 2014.) (*Note - The edge claimed to be in need of protection is stolen Palestinian land.) فلسطين الحرة Tuesday, July 8: 1. Mohammed Sha’aban, 24, was killed in a bombing of his car in Gaza City. … Continue reading Numbers Have Names: The Dead In Gaza From Operation Protective Edge

Take a Moment for Gaza, The Planet, and Your Own Community

By taking one or more actions you join a growing conscious family working to: protect lives and livelihoods in Gaza and other Middle East Countries, reduce environmental degradation from weapons and warfare, and bring much needed funds back home to the U.S. 5 MINUTES Sign petitions stopping weapon profits, civilian deaths, and the destruction of … Continue reading Take a Moment for Gaza, The Planet, and Your Own Community

Blood On American's Hands US Provides Israel Weapons Used On Gaza

August 02, 2014 "ICH" - "Counterpunch" - The United States exported to Israel a substantial amount of the same types of weapons Israel is using to kill Gazans, a new analysis of US Census Bureau export data reveals. For example, in 2013, the United States sent Israel at least $196 million in parts for military … Continue reading Blood On American's Hands US Provides Israel Weapons Used On Gaza

U.S. Weapons Now In Somali Terrorist' Hands

Photo by David Axe Bad news in the five-year-old U.S. proxy war against al-Qaida–allied Somali insurgents. Half of the U.S.-supplied weaponry that enables cash-strapped Ugandan and Burundian troops to fight Somalia’s al-Shabab terror group is winding up in al-Shabab’s hands. The kicker: It’s the cash-strapped Ugandans who are selling the weapons to the insurgents. This … Continue reading U.S. Weapons Now In Somali Terrorist' Hands