Thursday, 27 April 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • The High Costs of US Warmongering Against North Korea

    By Christine Ahn, Truthout | News Analysis

    n a photo released by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson in the Indian Ocean, April 15, 2017. President Donald Trump had claimed a carrier was heading toward the Korean Peninsula to deter Pyongyang, but photos later showed it going in the opposite direction. (Photo: Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Matt Brown / U.S. Navy, via The New York Times)In a photo released by the US Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson navigates the Indian Ocean on April 15, 2017. The Vinson is now drawing near to the Korean peninsula, even as the USS Michigan submarine has docked in South Korea. (Photo: Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Matt Brown / US Navy, via The New York Times)

    In line with Vice President Pence's announcement that the "era of strategic patience is over," the Trump administration has deployed a nuclear-powered, guided-missile submarine to the Korean peninsula, heightening tensions in the region. But those familiar with US history question whether amped-up tensions with North Korea are mainly being used as a justification to increase the US military budget.

    Read more...

WHO POWERS YOUR NEWS?

Don't let corporations or the government influence what you read -- support independent media like Truthout!

Donations from readers are the only way we can keep publishing. We're counting on you.

Click here
to donate.

The editor that we are using on this site has many options that can be very helpful in creating and editing content.  Let's take just a couple minutes and go through the options available for the editor.


  • It's Time for the Left to Ask "What Are We For?"

    It's Time for the Left to Ask "What Are We For?"

    By Sarah Jaffe, Truthout | Interview

    Neither of the established political parties is going to offer anything to everyday people, so it's time for social movements to lead, says Maria Poblet, outgoing executive director of Causa Justa :: Just Cause, a grassroots organization in the Bay Area. Trump's election has ushered in an era in which defending civil liberties must necessarily include fighting for immigrant rights and resisting gentrification and displacement.

    Read more...
  • How White Nationalists Are Setting Immigration Policy in Trump's White House

    How White Nationalists Are Setting Immigration Policy in Trump's White House

    By Shane Burley, Truthout | News Analysis

    The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) is a white nationalist, xenophobic organization that has long enjoyed access to politicians at the highest level, thanks to media complicity. By uncritically presenting its views for "balance," mainstream media outlets have bolstered FAIR's status as the primary driver of immigration policy under Trump.

    Read more...

Also on Truthout

GET DAILY TRUTHOUT UPDATES
Optional Member Code

FOLLOW togtorsstottofb

The editor that we are using on this site has many options that can be very helpful in creating and editing content.  Let's take just a couple minutes and go through the options available for the editor.