Dissent

The Impact of America’s Wars on Freedoms and Democracy at Home

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence greet military personnel during a visit to the Pentagon, July 20, 2017. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) While America has gone a century and a half without being “war-torn” in the conventional sense, the damage of war is not limited to that inflicted by …

Imperialism

What Nationalism Really Is (and Why It Matters)

Nationalism is the second deadliest political ideology of the 20th century. Source: Foundation for Economic Education January 7, 2018 by  Alex Nowrasteh From President Donald Trump to the rise of new nationalist political parties in Europe to a general resurgence of the term in recent years, nationalism seems to be …

Nationalism

The Danger Of Patriotism

Source: The Burning Platform September 24, 2017 by Bob Livingston My friends, it is frightening how simple we are and how easily we are manipulated simply because we are intellectually lazy. The U.S. establishment has confused cause and effect by and through a flag-waving mania in America. “Patriotism” throughout history …