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The Forever War Is So Normalized That Opposing It Is “Isolationism”

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com After getting curb stomped on the debate stage by Tulsi Gabbard, the campaign for Tim “Who the fuck is Tim Ryan?” Ryan posted a statement decrying the Hawaii congresswoman’s desire to end a pointless 18-year military occupation as “isolationism”. … Continue reading

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Climb Down From the Summit of Hostile Propaganda

Public reactions to an open letter from academics, journalists and politicians asking for co-existence with Russia show many Americans don’t buy the media’s bellicose spin, as Norman Solomon explains. By Norman Solomon Source: Consortium News Throughout the day before the … Continue reading

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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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The Unifying Force of War Abolition

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Remarks at United National Antiwar Coalition in Richmond, Virginia, on June 18, 2017. It’s not unusual for an activist, focused on one of the millions of worthy causes out there, to try to … Continue reading

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The Price of Resistance

By Chris Hedges Source: OpEdNews.com In the conflicts I covered as a reporter in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans, I encountered singular individuals of varying creeds, religions, races and nationalities who majestically rose up to defy … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Throw a Monkey Wrench into the War Machine

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “When a public is stressed and confused, a big lie told repeatedly and unchallenged can become accepted truth.” ~George Orwell One of the biggest lies told is the false notion that in order to … Continue reading

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Lament for Humanity: A 50 Year Reflection

By Robert J. Burrowes Source: RINF Deeply affected by the death of my two uncles in World War II, on 1 July 1966, the 24th anniversary of the USS Sturgeon sinking of the Japanese prisoner-of-war ship Montevideo Maru which killed … Continue reading

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The Mother’s Day Proclamation

The piece commonly known as the Mother’s Day Proclamation was originally titled “Appeal to Womanhood Throughout the World” written in 1870 by Julia Ward Howe in response to the American Civil War and Franco-Prussian War. In 1872 Howe proposed an … Continue reading

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