War

Middle East History Explained In 3 Minutes

It´s not an easy task to condense thousands of years of history into three minutes, but animator Nina Paley does a very good job with this thought-provoking cartoon, “This Land is Mine”. It depicts wars over the lands that were at one time called Israel, Palestine, Canaan and the Levant, beginning with the birth of civilization and […]

Mayor Of Oakland Says “Urban Shield” Military Police Drill Will Not Return Next Year

Mayor Of Oakland Says “Urban Shield” Military Police Drill Will Not Return Next Year

Last week, the annual “Urban Shield” martial law training drill returned to Oakland and other parts of the bay area in California. The operation happens every year and is accompanied by a trade show that exhibits a wide variety of high-tech law enforcement equipment. Similar exercises take place all throughout the year in different parts […]

Collapsible Refugee Shelter Powered by the Sun Offers Hope

Collapsible Refugee Shelter Powered by the Sun Offers Hope

Displaced from their homes and left to find shelter in strange lands, there are now more than 40 million people worldwide that seek solace and basic security. Perhaps some find a tarp or tent to hide out in, but such temporary abode is obviously less than optimal, and only makes a dismal situation seem worse. […]

Pentagon Announces Nearly a Billion Dollars in Weapons Contracts

Pentagon Announces Nearly a Billion Dollars in Weapons Contracts

By: John Vibes, True Activist. This week, the Department of Defense in the United States announced that they would be spending at least a billion dollars, in the coming years, on projects with some of the world’s largest weapons contractors. The contracts were announced in two separate press releases, with one coming on Monday night, […]

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