Articles by: Megan Cornish

Handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic, from US Army to Afghan Special Forces, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 2, 2021.

Afghanistan: bullied, bombed, betrayed

The corporate media was forced to admit the obvious by early July. Even before U.S. troops left Afghanistan, the reactionary Islamist Taliban that their invasion overthrew had retaken huge swaths of the country. After 20 years and over $2 trillion spent, Washington faced a massive failure with nothing to show for it but death and destruction. What apologists for U.S.[Read More…]

by 07/08/2021 1 comment World
Explaining The Dollar: How It Became The Global Currency And What It Means For You

Explaining The Dollar: How It Became The Global Currency And What It Means For You

    Most working people think of the buck as the way they pay their bills. But its use goes far beyond the USA’s borders. The greenback is the major world currency for trade and finance. This international role bestows vast power on the U.S. government and the rich. But its status doesn’t help ordinary people much. Fundamentally, the exchange[Read More…]

by 07/06/2017 1 comment World