Category Archives: Prisons

Ain’t Gonna Finance War No More!

by Larry Bassett I have happily just passed the nine-month mark of my first year of massive resistance. I mark this new beginning of my life on June 11 with the death of my father and with my commitment to … Continue reading

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, CONCLUSION

by Stefan Schindler To paraphrase George Santayana: Those who don’t learn from history are condemned to repeat it. Not only is America the most militarized and largest debtor country in the world, it remains the only technologically advanced country lacking … Continue reading

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What it’s really all about

The argument you get from the warlords, the arms industry, the right-wing extremists, the power-seekers is that some forms of torture are needed to fight terrorism, to save lives endangered by “ticking bombs.”  Bull hoowey. If you want to understand … Continue reading

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NATURAL AND HUMAN-MADE DISASTERS:

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Disasters:  “More than a Word” by  Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. 1. Distant Disasters The word “disasters” has become much more than a word as humanity becomes aware of the numerous natural, human-made, and human-facilitated disasters in our times.  In distant … Continue reading

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