Category Archives: Militarization

FIGHTING FOR OKINAWA — MY HOME, NOT A MILITARY BASE

By Moé Yonamine Source: Rethinking Schools My family moved to the United States from Okinawa when I was 7. But Okinawa is still home — and I’m hurt and angered at how the United States and Japan continue to treat … Continue reading

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George W. Bush and Barack Obama: Kings of Pain

By Cindy Sheehan Source: Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox The facts don’t lie. Under the regimes of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, millions of civilians in places such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and Yemen have been slaughtered, wounded, displaced and … Continue reading

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The Danger Of Patriotism

By Bob Livingston Source: Alt-Market.com My friends, it is frightening how simple we are and how easily we are manipulated simply because we are intellectually lazy. The U.S. establishment has confused cause and effect by and through a flag-waving mania … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Mass Killers: What causes it? How can you prevent it?

By Robert J. Burrowes In Las Vegas on 1 October 2017, it appears that one man (although it might have been more) killed 59 people and shot and injured another 241 (with almost 300 more injured while fleeing). The incident got … Continue reading

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U.S. WARS AND HOSTILE ACTIONS: A LIST

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy There is a reason that most countries polled in December 2013 by Gallup called the United States the greatest threat to peace in the world, and why Pew found that viewpoint increased in 2017. But it is … Continue reading

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And empires die

Source: Intrepid Report Nothing ever seems to last, everybody changes oh so fast, promises made promises lost and pride is kept at any cost, And flowers die, and children cry, and lonely people carry on. —Palermo & Farruggio 1970 That … Continue reading

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The social pathology of the Las Vegas Massacre

By Patrick Martin Source: WSWS.org In yet another eruption of savage impersonal violence, at least 59 people were killed and 527 people wounded as an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, attended by more than 20,000, was suddenly … Continue reading

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The Hamilton Hustle

By Matt Stoller Source: The Baffler AS DONALD TRUMP SETTLES INTO THE WHITE HOUSE, elites in the political class are beginning to recognize that democracy is not necessarily a permanent state of political organization. “Donald Trump’s candidacy is the first time … Continue reading

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