The US Empire versus Syria – Setting the Middle East On Fire (ON CONTACT)

Publisher’s Note: Former New York Times Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges explores what the hell is REALLY going in Syria in this new episode of “On Contact,” with Alternet’s Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton: US efforts to 1) destabilize Assad’s… Continue Reading

RING OF FIRE: One Vermonter’s Lessons Learned in the Middle East

Q. Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Iran – what do these 7 countries have in common (other than the BAN)? A. The BOMB. The U.S. of Empire is “collapsing” them (or threatening to – Persia) through military occupation, carpet… Continue Reading

Trump’s New Muslim Ban versus Vermont’s New Syrian Refugee Program: Time For Nullification?

Updated Links: Vermont attorney general T.J. Donovan announces task force to study impact of Trump executive order. Kudos to VtDigger for covering the impact of Mr. Trump’s new ban on Muslim refugees entering the United States here in our Green… Continue Reading

Project Censored 2017: News You Can Use

Throughout its 40-year history, Project Censored has covered a lot of ground that the corporate mainstream media has missed. Begun by Carl Jensen, a sociology professor at California’s Sonoma State University shortly after Watergate in 1976, it’s become an endeavor… Continue Reading

Vermont Welcomes Syrian Refugees, Victims of U.S. Imperial Policy

Publisher’s Note: Thanks to our media colleagues at Seven Days for providing ongoing coverage of Rutland, Vermont’s decision to provide a new home for 100 Syrian refugees. This inspirational story is no doubt the first of many for our once-and-future… Continue Reading

U.S. Empire’s Syrian Air War – Two Year Anniversary Stats (AIRWARS SYRIA)

Monday, August 8th, 2016 marked the second anniversary of the US-led Coalition’s war with so-called Islamic State (Daesh) in Iraq and Syria. Here at Airwars we’ve been tracking the airstrikes – and counting the casualties – from the beginning. See… Continue Reading