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Nonviolence: The powerful antidote to youth recruitment to gangs, terrorists, and the US Military

by Alice LoCicero Terrorists, gangs, and the US military recruit youth and train them to be violent. Each time a young person is recruited to violence, one or more adults benefit, but the youth and their families pay the price.[1] … Continue reading

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The road to militarization: Paved in video games?

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With no universal conscription, how does the military-industrial complex entice young people into the military? It certainly helps to keep a substantial portion of the population poor and to limit job opportunities for people of color. But to increase the … Continue reading

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