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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 2

  by Stefan Schindler Anti-factoid American history, continued … 5 – Vietnam was America’s ally in World War Two.  After Japan’s defeat, Vietnam persistently sought American friendship.  Vietnam was, briefly, an independent and united country with a newly written constitution … Continue reading

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NATURAL AND HUMAN-MADE DISASTERS:

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Disasters:  “More than a Word” by  Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. 1. Distant Disasters The word “disasters” has become much more than a word as humanity becomes aware of the numerous natural, human-made, and human-facilitated disasters in our times.  In distant … Continue reading

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Self-evident or reserved for the power elite? Part 2.

by Kathie Malley-Morrison For our July 4, 2016, post, we asked whether Americans have honored and promulgated the principles stated in our Declaration of Independence. Our answer: Not unless it suited the interests of the ruling powers within the nation … Continue reading

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Investing in Moral Repair, Part 2, by Ross Caputi*

This is part 2 of a 3 part series by Ross Caputi.  See Investing in Moral Repair, Part 1 The common assumption that there is a military-civilian gap in our country is not totally unrelated to another conventional wisdom—that Vietnam … Continue reading

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