When Congress passed the National Security Act in 1947, it did so to protect American democracy from the growing power of the U.S. military. World War II had just ended, and Americans saw the danger of fascist states in which national government, military power, and
By running for President on a platform of practically eliminating above-the-board taxes on the wealthy, Donald Trump is merely moving to consolidate his power, by bringing the official American government and the plutocratic shadow government together, under his own tight fist.
In four days’ time, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance is calling for Americans to assemble in Washington DC to demonstrate their opposition to war and the massive military infrastructure that supports war. On September 26 at 9 AM, demonstrators will gather at the Pentagon.