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Watch for our enemies (We are they.)

Note from Kathie: Wherever possible, we attempt on this blog to provide psychological perspectives on violence and nonviolence.  Today, we share this slightly condensed Open Letter from Canadian Psychologists regarding Donald Trump’s travel ban. “We as Canadian professors of psychology and practitioners … Continue reading

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 2

  by Stefan Schindler Anti-factoid American history, continued … 5 – Vietnam was America’s ally in World War Two.  After Japan’s defeat, Vietnam persistently sought American friendship.  Vietnam was, briefly, an independent and united country with a newly written constitution … Continue reading

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Truth & Reconciliation, Part III, by Ross Caputi

      There was no casus belli (just cause) for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The leaders of the coalition forces treated the lives of Iraqi civilians with reckless disregard as they bombed and invaded Iraq, citing intelligence they … Continue reading

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