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Military Industrial Complex

Beyond Donald Trump: When poisons curdle

The forever wars of the 21st century have had a similar effect on our society as Vietnam did more than 50 years ago. Not good.

Military Industrial Complex

Watch: the 'three evils': Racism, materialism, militarism

The way war drives our scourges at home and exacerbates the fissures, escapes many. MLK knew better.

Global Crises

Martin Luther King’s giant triplets: racism, militarism, and materialism

In 1967, Dr. King warned that “a nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.”

Washington Politics

Military leaders promise to address racism in the ranks: We must hold them to it

Senior military officials were quick to call for change within their ranks. But change will neither be easy, nor quick.

Washington Politics

A popular rebellion to fulfill America's promise, at home and abroad

However difficult and long it takes, America has always been able to surmount its problems and renew itself. Thus current protests show not weakness but strength.

‘Run them over’: The rise of a new Sinophobia and its dangers to us all
Washington Politics

‘Run them over’: The rise of a new Sinophobia and its dangers to us all

More than 1,000 acts of racism against Asian Americans have been reported since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis.