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New Year’s Resolution 3: Engaging New Leaders

By Kathie MM Selected New Year’s Resolution of the Day: Engage new leaders at every level of the political system. The country’s government is a mess, has been so for ages , and is getting worse.  That’s why you frequently … 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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Memorial Day 2013: Remembering Vietnam

Memorial Day is the ideal day for remembering both the costs of war and the valiant efforts of anti-war activists to resist war. Today’s post focuses on the Vietnam War, which is worth memorializing for three reasons: It showed the … Continue reading

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Today: A day of mourning and celebration

Today is a day when we should mourn the first and only use of nuclear weapons and their growing threat to life on earth. By some estimates (e.g., the Ploughshares Fund, June, 2010), there may now be over 20,000 nuclear … Continue reading

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