Tag Archives: Japan

Four countries that have nearly eliminated gun deaths

Anyone who believes that all human beings are hopelessly and incurably aggressive and that nothing can be done to halt the growing number of mass shootings in this country should read Chris Weller’s article in Business Insider. And please don’t try to tell me … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Special: A Profile in Activism

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  by Kathie MM In a chart in a recent post entitled 100 Living Peace and Justice Leaders, the characteristics attributed to peace and justice leaders and models included: nonviolence, inspiration, tolerating struggle, empathy & compassion, integrity, courage, and a … Continue reading

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Operation Shanghai

  According to the New World Encyclopedia, psychological warfare involves using propaganda or similar methods to demoralize an enemy and ensure victory, possibly without physical violence. Modern examples include the U.S. spreading leaflets over Japan during WWII and more recently … Continue reading

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The U.S. government’s assault on children

We’ve heard considerable rhetoric recently about the vileness of subjecting children to poison gas, and vile it is. So are other means by which children are maimed and murdered… Continue reading

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