Today’s hardest-hitting news story: “You’ll Never Guess What The Obama Kids’ School Is Serving For Lunch Today.” Don’t care? Well, you should. It’s a “heavily Japanese-inspired menu, which includes Asian mushroom and oriental noodle soup, garlic roasted edamame, teriyaki chicken, and other more generally Asian options.” Hellooooo! It’s Pearl Harbor Day, when we should shun [...]
The staff of the Antiwar.com Los Angeles office will be taking part in an antiwar demonstration at Dizdar Park, 20 S Glenn Dr, Camarillo, CA on Saturday December 3 at 12:00pm Pacific. Please visit the Ventura County Meet Up for more information.
On Monday, September 12, 2011 at 12:30pm at Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th St NW; (14th and V St NW), Washington, D.C. Free and open to the public. Ralph Nader and Busboys & Poets will host a thought-provoking roundtable discussion on Monday, September 12, 2011. Looking at the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in a forthright [...]
Here’s David Sirota on the Hollywood-Pentagon bromance: In June, the Army negotiated a first-of-its-kind sponsorship deal with the producers of “X-Men: First Class,” backing it up with ads telling potential recruits that they could live out superhero fantasies on real-life battlefields. Then, in recent days, word leaked that the White House has been working with [...]
At Reason, Greg Beato sketches the history of the fallout shelter in Cold War America. Apparently, most people didn’t get too carried away with doomsday preparations: “Despite what a 1961 issue of Good Housekeeping derided as ‘massive propaganda to induce Americans to burrow underground like worms,’ officials were never able to secure the level of [...]
What do zombies and the military industrial complex have in common? Let us count the ways. In fact, let military strategy & policy professor Michael Vlahos (relation, yes!) take you down that thorny path. Michael writes in Dark Lord, Dark Victory: America’s Dark Passage, in the latest issue of Kosmos (.pdf), that the 9/11 War [...]