Category Archives: Ethic of reciprocity

How do you get there from here?

by Kathie MM Consistent with its goal of promoting peace within and among nations, the United Nations, in 1981,  established the International Day of Peace;  in 2002, September 21st became the permanent date for the International Day of Peace. Did … Continue reading

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Tell the Republican National Committee & Democratic National Committee: End despicable negative campaigning

Here is a petition that I have just published on Change.org .  You can sign it at: https://www.change.org/p/chairmen-tell-the-rnc-dnc-end-despicable-negative-campaigning?recruiter=971406&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share_email_responsive The national corporate media are flooding our homes with messages that belittle and demean rival candidates. Moreover, the most negative messages flaunt common … Continue reading

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Were truer words ever spoken?

In explaining his decision to end the US policy of isolating Cuba, President Obama recently said, “We know from hard-learned experience that it is better to encourage and support reform than to impose policies that will render a country a … Continue reading

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Who is Anna Belen Montes? Part 1.

If you want to believe the Washington Post, with its increasingly neocon voice, Ana Belen Montes, currently locked up at the U.S. Marines Air Station at Fort Worth, is a dangerous spy, guilty of “brazen acts of treason.” On the … Continue reading

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