Stories by Tom Engelhardt

Tom Engelhardt is a co-founder of the American Empire Project and the author of The United States of Fear as well as a history of the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture. He is a fellow of the Nation Institute and runs His latest book is Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World. subscribe to Tom Engelhardt's feed

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: TomDispatch

The 25/8 news cycle is already rolling, but the looting of America hasn’t really begun.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2017, Source: TomDispatch

At this rate, science fiction is proving more insightful about the future than the CIA.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: TomDispatch

We couldn't possibly vote for Trump... not I.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Trump to Earth: Drop Dead

Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

We're in danger of ushering in a new era of kleptocracy.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

The Trump election has brought extreme forms of racism and xenophobia back into the mainstream, and it may never really end?

Posted on: Nov 3, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

We're living in a national security state democracy.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

This is not about Donald Trump. And I mean it.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

He retired fewer nuclear weapons than his predecessors; and is presiding over a trillion-dollar modernization of our super weaponry.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Suicidal hijackers are the most dangerous weapons.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Military dissent is not an oxymoron.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Looking at my mortality, in a world of constant American war.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

The United States is the default superpower in an ever more recalcitrant world.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Win or lose, Donald Trump has cast a shadow across our democracy. The class of 2016 faces a grim, uncertain future

Posted on: Jun 9, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Even war crimes have their rewards, unjust as they may be.

Posted on: May 24, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

How Black Lives Matter and Occupy Wall Street can transform the Ivory Tower.

Posted on: May 12, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

America is addicted to military invasion despite mounting evidence that it doesn't work.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Just not in the way you think.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

A story of obsession, addiction, and news.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

Are we in a new American world?