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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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In harm’s way: women in the military

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVUNGHhNN-8

We wrote in our last post about rape as a weapon of war—a weapon that is used all too often by servicemen against women serving in their own military. Today we focus more on the effects of military service on women.

Some facts: Mental illness–Women veterans suffer higher rates of mental illness… Continue reading

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A theft from those who hunger

[Note from Kathie Malley-Morrison:  As Congress and the public debate issues regarding the U.S. budget, particularly the growing deficit and the status of the debt ceiling, we again welcome guest contributor John Hess, who writes about the financial and other … Continue reading

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