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Tomgram: Engelhardt, Living on a Demobilized Planet

Thu, 2019-07-18 18:39

As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet -- and, in case it isn’t instantly obvious, that’s not good news on either score...

Tomgram: William Hartung, Eisenhower's Worst Nightmare

Tue, 2019-07-16 18:39

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have dreamed of an arms-making corporation of the size and political clout of Lockheed Martin...

Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, I Had an Abortion and Now I'm Not Ashamed

Mon, 2019-07-15 03:23

I have never said this publicly before, but in December 1974 I had an abortion...

Tomgram: Michael Klare, It's Always the Oil

Thu, 2019-07-11 18:53

It’s always the oil...

Tomgram: William Astore, Drowning in Militarism

Tue, 2019-07-09 17:15

Put up with me for just a moment while I wax literary...