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Begging for War

By Robert C. Koehler “There are no good options,” Brian Williams said the other night on MSNBC, launching a discussion about North Korea with the implication that war—maybe nuclear war—is the only solution to the problem it represents. We’ve been … Continue reading

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American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program, Part 1.

English: Nuclear weapon test Dakota (yield 1.1 Mt) on Enewetak Atoll, June 26, 1956. This image from the U.S. Department of Energy is in the public domain   by Guest Author Lawrence S. Wittner* When Americans think about nuclear weapons, … Continue reading

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Shooting down morality: a picnic for the gun industry. Part 1.

  In his new book, Moral Disengagement: How people do harm and live with themselves, psychologist Albert Bandura does a masterful job of showing how, for example, the National Rifle Association (NRA) promotes moral disengagement to promote arms sales at all … Continue reading

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WORLD ORDER AND DISORDER: THE “GAMES” AND “GAMBLES” OF LIFE AND LIVES ©

More than Nations . . . by Guest Author Anthony Marsella Contrary to the widespread myth, nations are not the sole source of massive international political, economic, and social international events, forces, and changes. It is true the story of … Continue reading

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