Tag Archives: Iraq Veterans Against the War

Getting it right

by Kathleen Malley-Morrison Now is the winter of our discontent, this woeful election year. Unhappiness with the government, frustrations over corruption of democratic processes, fears regarding increasing economic inequality, anger at the multiplying restrictions on prospects and possibilities, and rage at the … Continue reading

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The first casualty of the last war, and the next war, and the next


Aeschylus, an Ancient Greek writer of theatrical plays. This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication Greek writer and poet Aeschylus (525–456 BCE—a very long time ago!) proclaimed that “Truth is the first … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Ignored by the corporate media but alive and well

You won’t learn a lot about them in the corporate media, but there are hundreds if not thousands of them doing their work: non-profits resisting war and combating arms proliferation and promoting peace… Continue reading

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Another flag?

Flags symbolize different things to  different people. Generally, to one group they symbolize patriotism, bravery, and military success. To another, they symbolize mindless killing, inhumanity, and a stimulus to endless cycles of murder, destruction, and revenge. Two veterans who fought courageously … Continue reading

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