Tuesday, 21 April 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • On Rekia Boyd, Freddie Gray and the Cost of Police Impunity

    While the corporate media report on killings of Black civilians by police, they fail to cover the actual mechanics underpinning the cycle of violence.

  • We Call It "Mud Season"

    William Rivers Pitt describes the atmosphere of New Hampshire as the GOP clown car rolls in for the primary: "The Iowa caucus is one thing ... but the New Hampshire primary is an entirely different ball of wax."

William J. Astore

William J. Astore

William J. Astore, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, writes regularly for TomDispatch and edits The Contrary Perspective.  

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William J. Astore

William J. Astore

William J. Astore, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, writes regularly for TomDispatch and edits The Contrary Perspective.  

Other articles by this author

Rulers' Ideas Rule

By William J. Astore, Contrary Perspective | Op-Ed

All the Insecurity Money Can Buy

By William J. Astore, The Contrary Perspective | News Analysis

2013 0624z cat

The Perils of Zombie Education

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

030113-4 thumb

Why Johnny Can't Read or Win Wars

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

112912-6 thumb

Sucking Up to the Military Brass

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

The Temptations of Drone Warfare

By William J. Astore, SpeakOut | Opinion

The National Security State Wins (Again)

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

"Act of Valor"? Beware Exalting Our Starship Troopers

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Wars of the One Percent

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | News Analysis

Giving Thanks to Our Public Servants

By William J. Astore, | Op-Ed

Education: Our True Homeland Security

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Dangerous Myth of American Military Omnipotence

By William J. Astore, Truthout | News Analysis

Remembering the Quiet, Unsung Heroes of America

By William J. Astore, Truthout | Op-Ed

The Crash and Burn of Old Regimes

By William J. Astore, TomDispatch | Op-Ed