Tag Archives: UMass Boston

But early morning (Occupy Boston, part 2)

When you hear chants like “How do you solve the deficit? End the wars and tax the rich!” and “They got bailed out, we got sold out,” you are in the company of people with a very … 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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“Disastrous rise of misplaced power”

[Note from Kathie Malley-Morrison:  Today, just before Tax Day in the U.S., we again welcome guest contributor John Hess, who writes about the financial consequences of war.] In the mid-1960s, I saw the initiation of social programs that promised to … Continue reading

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Warning: Do not behave like our perpetrators

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSlFR541Uoo

[Note from Kathie MM:  Today we welcome guest contributor John Hess, who has been an anti-war activist for 40 years, and worked for over 30 years in the construction business. He is currently a full-time faculty member in English and … Continue reading

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