Brett Wilkins

Author & Journalist

Politics & Human Rights

2021

2020

Teaching torture: The death and legacy of Dan Mitrione” ZNet; Aug. 11, 2020

 “Brett Wilkins on the False Dichotomy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki” The Scott Horton Show; Aug. 7, 2020

Nuclear war or invasion: The false dichotomy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki” Asia Times; Aug. 6, 2020

AFRICOM denies reports of 3 Somali children killed in US strike” Antiwar.com; Aug. 4, 2020

The Bologna massacre, the strategy of tensionand Operation Gladio” Counterpunch; July 31, 2020

The breathtaking hypocrisy of the US condemning an Afghan air strike” Common Dreams, July 28, 2020

SFPD used business cameras for mass surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters” Ethics In Tech; July 28, 2020

Massacre at No Gun Ri” Antiwar.com; July 24, 2020

New SAS war crimes revealed as Australia braces for report” Antiwar.com; July 16, 2020

New ICC complaint filed over US-Israel war crimes in Palestine” Common Dreams; July 2, 2020

US destruction of North Korea must not be forgotten” Asia Times; June 25, 2020

Michigan man wrongfully arrested after false facial recognition match” Ethics In Tech; June 24, 2020

Delbert Africa, Rest In Power” brettwilkins.com; June 17, 2020

US to reinterpretarms pact to sell more drones” Antiwar.com; June 16, 2020

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ro Khanna introduce bill to increase military accountability for civilian casualties” Common Dreams; June 12, 2020

Spain: Trial begins for former Salvadoran colonel accused of 89 Jesuit massacre” Common Dreams; June 11, 2020

Brett Wilkins on Americas secret bioweapons programs” The Scott Horton Show; May 22, 2020

Veterans exposed in Cold War bioweapons testing still awaiting answers — and help” Counterpunch; May 15, 2020

A Perfectly LegalLynching in Georgia?” Common Dreams; May 12, 2020

COVID-19 conspiracy theorists spreading online misinformation, despite crackdown” Ethics In Tech; May 7, 2020

Surveillance in — and after — the time of coronavirus” Ethics In Tech; April 7, 2020

Pentagons AI ethics principlesmet with skepticism” Ethics In Tech; March 1, 2020

Why Susan Sarandon is supporting Berniecrat Shahid Buttar for Congress” Common Dreams; Feb. 26, 2020

UN publishes list of companies profiting from Israels illegal settlements in Palestine” Antiwar.com; Feb. 15, 2020

The beasts and the bombings: Reflecting on Dresden, February 1945” Common Dreams; Feb. 10, 2020

Former Air Force drone operator speaks out against US atrocities” Antiwar.com; Feb. 7, 2020

Bernie Sanders: 10 years fighting Citizens United” Common Dreams; Jan. 21, 2020

Ukraine airliner tragedy evokes memories of US Iran Air shootdown, Cubana 455” Common Dreams; Jan. 10, 2020

Report: US drone strike kills Afghan civilians, Taliban commander” Antiwar.com; Jan. 9, 2020

Blood on whose hands?” Common Dreams; Jan. 6, 2020

“San Francisco activists sue city over ‘illegal dragnet surveillance’ of George Floyd, BLM protesters” Common Dreams; Oct. 7, 2020

“House report on Big Tech monopolies calls for far-reaching antitrust measures” Common Dreams; Oct. 7, 2020

“Oklahoma jail guards accused of torturing inmates with ‘Baby Shark’ song” Common Dreams; Oct. 6, 2020

“Climate activists warn California’s first gigafire is the shape of things co come” Common Dreams; Oct. 6, 2020

“Texas cop Shaun Lucas charged with murder of unarmed Black man Jonathan Price” Common Dreams; Oct. 6, 2020

“Ex-officials, rights groups denounce ‘wildly inappropriate’ ICE billboards” Common Dreams; Oct. 5, 2020

“Indigenous leaders furious after EPA grants Oklahoma control over sovereign tribal lands” EcoWatch; Oct. 5, 2020

“Shut Down Creech: CodePink, Veterans for Peace lead protest against drones at Nevada air base” Common Dreams; Oct. 5, 2020

“On grim anniversary of Khashoggi murder, activists project slain Saudi’s image from coast to coast” Common Dreams; Oct. 2, 2020

“With focus on Assange, Belmarsh Tribunal ‘Puts US war crimes on trial'” Common Dreams; Oct. 2, 2020

“US agents—including snipers with ‘shoot to kill’ authorization—deployed to George Floyd funeral” Common Dreams; Oct. 2, 2020

“Reproductive rights advocates say Barrett signing ‘extremist’ anti-choice ad confirms worst fears” Raw Story; Oct. 1, 2020

“Experts say ‘self-promoting’ Trump letter in Covid-19 food aid boxes a clear Hatch Act violation” Common Dreams; Oct. 1, 2020

“Katie Porter, Squad members, eviscerate Big Pharma CEOs over ‘exorbitant’ drug prices'” Salon.com, Sep. 30, 2020

“Life in supermax for the ‘crime’ of journalism? UK court told Assange likely to be sent to notorious US prison” Common Dreams; Sep. 30, 2020

“NJ Gov. Phil Murphy signs millionaires tax into law” Common Dreams; Sep. 29, 2020

“Raskin raps Trump administration for ignoring white supremacist threat in law enforcement” Raw Story, Sep. 29, 2020

“Trump 2016 campaign used Facebook for deterrence operation targeting millions of Black voters” Common Dreams; Sep. 28, 2020

“Investigation reveals BP, Shell still back anti-climate lobby groups, despite pledge” Common Dreams; Sep. 28, 2020

“‘Recognize what’s at stake,’ progressives warn amid reports Trump will tap Barrett as Ginsburg’s successor” Common Dreams; Sep. 25, 2020

“Jayapal leads demand for White House answers on possible illegal mass surveillance” Common Dreams; Sep. 25, 2020

“Ro Khanna introduces bill for 18-year term limits for Supreme Court justices” Rep. Ro Khanna; Sep. 25, 2020

“Derision, disbelief after Iowa meatpacking plant where hundreds caught coronavirus fined just $957” Common Dreams; Sep. 25, 2020

“As Trump sows chaos, Democrats urged to increase push for in-person voting—early if possible” Common Dreams; Sep. 24, 2020

“Vote him out! Angry chants erupt as Trumps visit Ginsburg casket outside Supreme Court” Common Dreams; Sep. 24, 2020

“US-Guyana maritime patrol near Venezuela border denounced as latest American imperialism” Common Dreams; Sep. 23, 2020

“Trump EPA ok’s continued use of chlorpyrifos” AlterNet; Sep. 23, 2020

“Fox Lied, 200,000 Died: Video mash-up chronicles Fox News downplaying Covid-19 dangers as pandemic soared” AlterNet; Sep. 23, 2020

“Anger and confusion after Facebook suspends environmental and indigenous groups’ accounts ahead of pipeline protest” Common Dreams; Sep. 22, 2020

“Outrage over Florida Gov. DeSantis’ proposed anti-protest bill” Truthout; Sep. 21, 2020

“Progressives hit back after DOJ designates New York, Seattle, and Portland designated ‘anarchist jurisdictions'” Common Dreams; Sep. 21, 2020

“Oxfam study shows world’s richest 1% emit more than twice as much CO2 as poorest 50%” Common Dreams; Sep. 21, 2020

“Ex-Pence aide, Covid task force member, denounces Trump’s ‘flat-out disregard for human life’ in Biden defection video” Common Dreams; Sep. 18, 2020

“Trump blasted for ‘McCarthy-like’ call for ‘patriotic education’ and attack on Howard Zinn, 1619 Project” Salon.com, Sep. 18, 2020

“Trump openly telegraphs intent (once again) to delegitimize 2020 election results” Raw Story, Sep. 17, 2020

“Democratic leadership delays ‘enormously popular’ marijuana legalization bill until after election” Common Dreams; Sep. 17, 2020

“ACLU rebukes Barr for urging sedition charges against protesters” Salon.com, Sep. 16, 2020

“Daniel Ellsberg tells UK court that US seeks both ‘revenge’ against Julian Assange and to ‘crush’ future whistleblowers” Common Dreams; Sep. 16, 2020

“Sanders and Schumer call on McConnell to hold public hearings, help restore confidence in election integrity” Common Dreams; Sep. 16, 2020

“For Palestinians and their supporters, Arab-Israeli pacts are ‘a stab in the back’ amid ongoing oppression” Common Dreams; Sep. 15, 2020

“USDA and meatpacking industry collaborated to undermine Covid-19 response” EcoWatch; Sep. 15, 2020

“Study shows richest 1% of Americans have taken $50 trillion from bottom 90% in recent decades” Raw Story; Sep. 15, 2020

“Former US-backed Salvadoran colonel sentenced by Spanish court to 133 years in prison for 1989 Jesuit massacre” Common Dreams; Sep. 14, 2020

“Bernie Sanders blasts AstraZeneca for raising drug prices despite $1.2 billion from taxpayers for Covid-19 vaccine” Common Dreams; Sep. 14, 2020

“Beyond attacking Trump, Sanders says Biden campaign must ‘give people a reason to vote for Joe'” Common Dreams; Sep. 14, 2020

“NYT’s Krugman pilloried on 9/11 anniversary for claiming ‘no mass outbreak of anti-Muslim sentiment in US after 9/11” Raw Story, Sep. 11, 2020

“UN: Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes increases despite pandemic” Common Dreams; Sep. 11, 2020

“New UN report recommends ICC investigate possible war crimes by all sides in Yemen” Common Dreams; Sep. 11, 2020

“New report details dozens of Trump rollbacks perpetrated under cover of Covid-19” AlterNet; Sep. 10, 2020

“Stark new visualizations show how climate change is fueling worsening wildfires” Common Dreams; Sep. 10, 2020

“Former NSA chief Keith Alexander—who infamously lied about mass surveillance—joins Amazon board” Common Dreams; Sep. 10, 2020

“Peace activists say Trump drawdown in Iraq not nearly enough” Common Dreams; Sep. 9, 2020

“Lula blasts Bolsonaro and Brazil’s oligarchs for ‘creating a monster’ in video seen as launching political comeback” Common Dreams; Sep. 9, 2020

“Interview with Mary Wareham, Campaign to Stop Killer Robots” Collective 20; Sep. 8, 2020

“Trump administration urged to cancel planned sales for oil and gas drilling on public lands” Common Dreams; Sep. 8, 2020

“Despite overseeing soaring civilian casualties, Trump points finger at generals as warmongers” Common Dreams; Sep. 8, 2020

“Outrage over Duterte pardon of US Marine who murdered Filipina transgender woman Jennifer Laude” Common Dreams; Sep. 7, 2020

“‘Not ‘under my watch,’ claims Trump after Pentagon push to destroy Stars and Stripes happened… under his watch” Common Dreams; Sep. 4, 2020

“WHO official warns no widespread Covid-19 vaccine expected until mid-2021” Common Dreams; Sep. 4, 2020

“Report: Only 7% of inmates’ loved ones say prisoners have soap, other basic necessities to stop spread of Covid-19” Common Dreams; Sep. 3, 2020

“Portuguese youth file ‘unprecedented’ climate suit against 33 European countries” Common Dreams; Sep. 3, 2020

“Rep. Clay Higgins threatens to shoot armed Black protesters” Common Dreams ; Sep. 3, 2020

“Latest US military report on Somalia airstrikes ignores civilians killed” Common Dreams; Sep. 2, 2020

“Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib join calls for Joy Reid apology after host compares Trump to ‘violent’ MuslimsSalon.com, Sep. 2, 2020

“Dozens of Black former McDonald’s franchisees file $1 billion federal discrimination suit” Common Dreams; Sep. 1, 2020

“Trump floats conspiracy theories about Biden in bizarre Fox interview” Common Dreams; Sep. 1, 2020

“‘Red Mirage’: Democratic data firm predicts post-election ‘chaos’ over false Trump landslide” Common Dreams; Sep. 1, 2020

“California bill to help prisoner firefighters find work after release awaits governor’s signature” KPFK: Aug. 31, 2020

“Public health experts sound alarm over FDA willingness to roll out Covid-19 vaccine before finishing Phase 3 trials” Common Dreams; Aug. 31, 2020

“Jeff Bezos, world’s first multi-centibillionaire, or, New Zealand in a man” Ethics In Tech; Aug 30, 2020

“Ronnie Long, wrongfully convicted by all-white jury, freed after 44 years in prison” Common Dreams; Aug. 28, 2020

“Bezos now worth $200 billion as millions struggle to afford essentials” Common Dreams; Aug. 28, 2020

“Citing ‘unbreakable commitment,’ Harris vows Biden would never place conditions on US military aid to Israel” Common Dreams; Aug. 27, 2020

“Outrage grows over police treatment of alleged Kenosha Killer Kyle Rittenhouse compared to shooting victim Jacob Blake” Common Dreams; Aug. 27, 2020

“Federal court again sides with transgender student Gavin Grimm in bathroom case” Common Dreams; Aug. 26, 2020

“Study suggests 60% of Antarctic ice shelves face fracture risk” Common Dreams; Aug. 26, 2020

“Alex Morse scores big boost with Ocasio-Cortez endorsement” Common Dreams; Aug. 26, 2020

“Green groups slam new Senate Democrats’ climate report” Common Dreams; Aug. 25, 2020

“As Israeli bombing of Gaza continues, US media show little interest” Common Dreams; Aug. 25, 2020

“First confirmed coronavirus reinfection raises immunity concerns” Common Dreams; Aug. 24, 2020

“Teaching torture: The death and legacy of Dan Mitrione” ZNet; Aug. 11, 2020

 “Brett Wilkins on the False Dichotomy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki” The Scott Horton Show; Aug. 7, 2020

“Nuclear war or invasion: The false dichotomy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki” Asia Times; Aug. 6, 2020

“AFRICOM denies reports of 3 Somali children killed in US strike” Antiwar.com; Aug. 4, 2020

“The Bologna massacre, the ‘strategy of tension’ and Operation Gladio” Counterpunch; July 31, 2020

“The breathtaking hypocrisy of the US condemning an Afghan air strike” Common Dreams, July 28, 2020

“SFPD used business cameras for mass surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters” Ethics In Tech; July 28, 2020

“Massacre at No Gun Ri” Antiwar.com; July 24, 2020

“New SAS war crimes revealed as Australia braces for report” Antiwar.com; July 16, 2020

“New ICC complaint filed over US-Israel war crimes in Palestine” Common Dreams; July 2, 2020

“US destruction of North Korea must not be forgotten” Asia Times; June 25, 2020

“Michigan man wrongfully arrested after false facial recognition match” Ethics In Tech; June 24, 2020

“Delbert Africa, Rest In Power” brettwilkins.com; June 17, 2020

“US to ‘reinterpret’ arms pact to sell more drones” Antiwar.com; June 16, 2020

“Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ro Khanna introduce bill to increase military accountability for civilian casualties” Common Dreams; June 12, 2020

“Spain: Trial begins for former Salvadoran colonel accused of ’89 Jesuit massacre” Common Dreams; June 11, 2020

“Brett Wilkins on America’s secret bioweapons programs” The Scott Horton Show; May 22, 2020

“Veterans exposed in Cold War bioweapons testing still awaiting answers — and help” Counterpunch; May 15, 2020

“A ‘Perfectly Legal’ Lynching in Georgia?” Common Dreams; May 12, 2020

“COVID-19 conspiracy theorists spreading online misinformation, despite crackdown” Ethics In Tech; May 7, 2020

“Surveillance in — and after — the time of coronavirus” Ethics In Tech; April 7, 2020

“Pentagon’s AI ‘ethics principles’ met with skepticism” Ethics In Tech; March 1, 2020

“Why Susan Sarandon is supporting Berniecrat Shahid Buttar for Congress” Common Dreams; Feb. 26, 2020

“UN publishes list of companies profiting from Israel’s illegal settlements in Palestine” Antiwar.com; Feb. 15, 2020

“The beasts and the bombings: Reflecting on Dresden, February 1945” Common Dreams; Feb. 10, 2020

“Former Air Force drone operator speaks out against US atrocities” Antiwar.com; Feb. 7, 2020

“Bernie Sanders: 10 years fighting Citizens United” Common Dreams; Jan. 21, 2020

“Ukraine airliner tragedy evokes memories of US Iran Air shootdown, Cubana 455” Common Dreams; Jan. 10, 2020

“Report: US drone strike kills Afghan civilians, Taliban commanderAntiwar.com; Jan. 9, 2020

“Blood on whose hands?” Common Dreams; Jan. 6, 2020

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