Tag Archives: Military

The Martyrdom of Julian Assange

By Chris Hedges Source: Truthdig The arrest Thursday of Julian Assange eviscerates all pretense of the rule of law and the rights of a free press. The illegalities, embraced by the Ecuadorian, British and U.S. governments, in the seizure of … Continue reading

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Conflict Theory and Biosphere Annihilation

By Robert J. Burrowes In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out that existing conflict theory pays little attention to the extinction-causing conflict being ongoingly generated by human over-consumption in the finite planetary biosphere (and, … Continue reading

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Enough Is Enough: If You Really Want to Save Lives, Take Aim at Government Violence

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “It is often the case that police shootings, incidents where law enforcement officers pull the trigger on civilians, are left out of the conversation on gun violence. But a police officer shooting … Continue reading

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Junk Planet: Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe?

By Robert J. Burrowes Is Earth the largest garbage dump in the Universe? I don’t know. But it’s a safe bet that Earth would be a contender were such a competition to be held. Let me explain why. To start, … 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 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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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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Trump proposes huge hike in military and police spending

By Patrick Martin Source: WSWS.org The Trump administration sent instructions to federal agencies Monday proposing a $54 billion increase in spending for the Pentagon, the intelligence agencies and the Department of Homeland Security, to be offset by $54 billion in … Continue reading

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