US Foreign Policy

Los Estados Unidos deben anteponer la diplomacia a la guerra

Topic: 
Guerra contra el terror
Spanish
Programmes: 
Guerra y Pacificación
Article type: 
Article
Translators: 
Christine Lewis Carroll
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Las elecciones de 2016 y sus repercusiones aterradoras han arrastrado a millones de estadounidenses a la vorágine del racismo, la xenofobia, la histeria antiinmigrante y la islamofobia, lo que, simultáneamente, refleja y abona el terreno para una política exterior aun más militarizada, antimusulmana, antiinmigrante e impulsada por el afán privatizador y las ganancias. No sabemos todavía si la ... Read more

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America Must Choose Diplomacy Over War

English
Programmes: 
War & Pacification
Article type: 
Article
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The 2016 election and its terrifying aftermath have pulled millions of Americans into a maelstrom of racism, xenophobia, anti-immigrant hysteria, and Islamophobia, which simultaneously reflects and prepares the ground for an even more militarized, private-profit-driven, anti-Muslim, and anti-immigrant foreign policy. We don’t yet know whether Donald Trump’s foreign policy will reflect his... Read more

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Breaking with Fear

English
Topic: 
Climate security
Programmes: 
War & Pacification
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
Subtitle: 
Interview with Nick Buxton
Article type: 
Article
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Photo credit WikimediaLynne Nittler: Your book title is imposing, Nick. Can you break it down for us.  First, given that our world is already experiencing climate change, how do you see corporations shaping our world now and into the near future? Nick: In our globalized economy, many corporations’ prime – and indeed statutory goal – is to maximize profit for their shareholders now and over the... Read more

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Wessen Zukunft ist sicher? Militarisierung im Zeitalter der Klimakrise

German
Topic: 
Climate security
Programmes: 
War & Pacification
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
Article type: 
Article
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U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq. / Photo credit U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson @ Wikicommons... Read more

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The Secure and the Dispossessed

¿Asegurando el futuro de quién? El militarismo en una época de crisis climática

Spanish
Topic: 
Seguridad climática
Programmes: 
Guerra y Pacificación
Justicia Agraria y Ambiental
Article type: 
Article
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U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq. / Photo credit U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson @ WikicommonsPara cualquier persona relacionada con el militarismo, las noticias de los ataques terroristas de Bruselas supusieron una sensación familiar de terror. Sufrimos al escuchar... Read more

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Securing whose future? Militarism in an age of climate crisis

English
Topic: 
Climate security
Programmes: 
War & Pacification
Agrarian & Environmental Justice
Article type: 
Article
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U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq. / Photo credit U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson @ WikicommonsFor anyone concerned with militarism, news of the terrorist attacks in Brussels brought a familiar sense of dread. We ached as we hear the stories of more innocent lives lost, and we... Read more

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Bombardear hospitales forma parte de la cotidianidad

Spanish
Programmes: 
Guerra y Pacificación
Subtitle: 
El hospital de Médicos sin Fronteras en Kunduz destruido por un bombardeo estadounidense
Article type: 
Article
Translators: 
Christine Lewis Carroll
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The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel's Public Relations War in the U.S.

English

Film Screening

From PR offensives designed to manage perceptions of the occupation in the 1980s, to government-run social media campaigns today, this film provides an analysis of Israel's ongoing efforts to win the hearts and minds of the American people. Narrated by: Roger Walters.

Afterwards, we will have the opportunities to ask questions during the Q&A with the maker of the film: Sut Jhally.

Professor Sut Jhally is the founder and executive director of the Media Education Foundation, an internationally renowned producer of innovative educational video materials. He has also written widely in the areas of media studies, cultural studies and the political economy of communication. He is the author of 6 books, the most recent of which is The Spectacle of Accumulation: Essays in Media, Culture and Politics. Professor Jhally is also the recipient of an honorary doctorate in 2015 from Simon Fraser University._

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Date: 
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Time: 
17:00
Location: 
Lab111, Arie Biemondstraat 111, Amsterdam
Teaser: 

While recent polls have shown global public opinion turning sharply against Israeli policy, public support for Israel in the U.S. has held firm, "The Occupation of the American Mind" looks at the information wars Israel and its supporters have been waging in the U.S. for decades.

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Bombing Hospitals All in a Day's Work

English
Programmes: 
War & Pacification
Subtitle: 
Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz destroyed by U.S. bombing
Article type: 
Article
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Photo credit WikimediaThe Pentagon relied on its language of “collateral damage,” trying once again to distance itself from any responsibility for this most recent atrocity in Afghanistan. But there is no distance. This is the direct and inevitable result of an air war waged by U.S. pilots flying U.S. planes dropping U.S. bombs on an impoverished and war-devastated country still immersed in the... Read more

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