Category Archives: national security state

THE WAR ON COLOR

By Kathie MM My first full-time job was as a long-term substitute teacher of special needs children (labeled “mentally retarded” in those days) at the Dearborn School in Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1963-1964.  It was also my first immersion in the United States’ longest-running wars—the wars against … Continue reading

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Getting to peace and social justice

By Anthony Marsella Here  is a straightforward list of actions and policies to promote peace amidst the madness of pursuing destruction and war for the apparent rewards of empire, economic, and delight in immorality and illegality. Productive Foreign Policy and Domestic … Continue reading

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 3

by Stefan Schindler Disturbing facts from American history, continued: 11 – The first 9/11 occurred on September 11th, 1973, when Nixon and Kissinger overthrew the elected government in Chile, the longest running democracy in South America, beginning’s America’s subsequent support … Continue reading

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TIME TO THINK (BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE): TWO POEMS FROM TOM GREENING

Military Recruiters by Tom Greening Ghouls troll school halls preying on the young who have no better options. A protester asks a teacher, “Aren’t you afraid they’ll get killed?” and is answered, “Better a short life with meaning than a … Continue reading

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