Category Archives: Military-industrial complex

Remembering JFK: Voices from a Smoldering Grave

MEMORIAL PROSE POEM  by Anthony J. Marsella John Fitzgerald Kennedy  (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), President of the United States of America I. I cannot rest,                                                                                   My spirit rages;                                                                      Incomplete truths, lies — remain.                                               My grave … Continue reading

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Engaging Peace vs. Lemmingcide

by Kathie MM Engaging peace.  For what purpose should we engage peace? To resist violence. To prevent violence.  To end violence. Violence is life-shattering, life-destroying. Peace is life-affirming, love-affirming, future-affirming. Right now life on earth is facing the most violent … Continue reading

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What Does Social Science Tell Us About the Link Between the Presence of Firearms and Violence? Part 1

by Alice LoCicero Note from Kathie MM: this post is the first in a two-part series based on a post by Dr. LoCicero on the Psychology Today website. Part 2 will appear Friday. Another day in the US, another mass … Continue reading

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Fear, the NRA and Gun Industry’s Deadliest Weapon

By Roy Eidelson School children and teachers in Newtown, Connecticut. Parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina. Co-workers in San Bernardino, California. Nightclub attendees in Orlando, Florida. And now concertgoers in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each time, the horror of yet another mass … Continue reading

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