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Posted on: May 6, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

As a school boy, I knew the world could end. I just never thought it would be at our own hands.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

The only crime that makes it to court is revealing the national security state's secrets.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2014, Source:

Obsessed with missing planes and a "new Cold War," TV news people are missing the stories right under their noses.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

'No, Virginia. Flight 370 was not commandeered by aliens. And Vladimir Putin is not Joseph Stalin's younger brother.'

Posted on: Mar 19, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Our man on the inside gives advice too secret to ignore.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2014, Source:

There's so much choice out there.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

The 'polar vortex' is giving insane climate change deniers more reason to do nothing as planet burns.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The battle field has embedded itself chillingly in our civilian world.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

"Hacking into your partner's email is, by definition, bad manners."

Posted on: Oct 3, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

Our covert actions in Africa will have lots of unintended consequences.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source:

12 years in Afghanistan, down the memory hole.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

Obama is just the latest U.S. politician to tell the world just how exceptional we are.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

Study up! There will be a test.

Posted on: May 23, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

We've heard plenty about terrorists. Time to talk about the 'terrarists' and make them pay for their crimes.

Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The spread of nuclear weapons has continued unabated since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Posted on: May 7, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

America may very well be the last empire, because the planet can't sustain any more.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2013, Source:

Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' chronicles the assassination squads, private armies, and drone attacks that have turned America into a kind of Murder, Inc.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2013, Source:

In an age of news staff cutbacks and dropping revenue, it’s so much cheaper to focus attention at where the eyeballs are going to be.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

The U.S. is in less danger from external enemies than at any moment in the last century. So our security state demands we invent some.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2013, Source: TomDispatch

We must strain to civilize ourselves and this country, and that means remembering our crimes against humanity.