During the presidential election campaign, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump favored a stepped-up military component of foreign policy. They differed on what the main target should be. Clinton aimed at Russia, while Trump singled out China. By Barry Sheppard Clinton not only wanted to continue the policy of both Republican and Democratic administrations since … Continue reading Trump’s Dangerous Saber-Rattling
Resistance Editorial. After an attack in Syria involving chemical weapons, US President Donald Trump launched a major attack on airfields in the country, firing over 50 Tomahawk missiles and killing at least 6. In doing so, Trump dangerously escalated the ongoing conflict, where a civil war has been raging since 2011. The US and Russia have … Continue reading U.S. Hands Off Syria!
Trump promised to cut through the disarray in the two parties of capitalism in the U.S. through forcing upon them both a new strongman – himself – who knew how to get things done and make deals. By Barry Sheppard The Republican health insurance debacle not only cut him down to size, but represented the … Continue reading The Strongman Falls on His Face
U.S. Hands Off North Korea! No To The Imperialist War Drive! Resistance Editorial The so-called "America First" budget put forward by Trump includes a 10% increase in military spending. This increases what is already the world's largest military budget by $56 billion. The cost of this increase will be balanced on the backs of the … Continue reading U.S. Hands Off North Korea!