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Peace through Strength

By Eoghan Hartigan, reprinted with permission from Paddies and Politics ‘There never was a good war or a bad peace.’ – Benjamin Franklin ‘It should be our endeavour to cultivate the peace and friendship of every nation, even of that … Continue reading

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Why Air Shows Are a Very Effective Place to Protest Drone Killing and Drone Surveillance

By Joe Scarry, from Scarry Thoughts Coming off our experience this past weekend once again protesting against drone killing, drone surveillance, and related acts of militarism at the Chicago Air and Water Show, I am more confirmed than ever in … Continue reading

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What Will “Strategic” Mean in Our Children’s Lifetime?

“High-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles pre-pared and stored by the 2d Battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, stand ready at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.” (Photo by Galen Putnam, 402d AFSB Public Affairs) (From “Commanding an Army Field Support Battalion” by Lieutenant Colonel … Continue reading

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[Poem] Walking

Why doesn’t the perspiring Ferguson police chief Michael talk about how many teens have been shot hands up a block from home walking Brown while white?

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The Neocon Plan for Iraq is Working Perfectly

–A Review of Errol Morris’ film The Unknown Known By Michael Troncale “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we’ll act again, creating other new realities, … Continue reading

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Reps. Fattah and Cartwright: Support the “Come Clean on Drones Killing” Bill!

By Joe Scarry, from No Drones Pennsylvania People in Pennysylvania who oppose the U.S. program of drone killings in countries around the world have been vocal on calling on Congress — especially Pennsylvania progressive members of Congress Chaka Fattah and … Continue reading

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Rep. David Loebsack: Support the “Come Clean on Drones Killing” Bill!

 By Joe Scarry, from Scarry Thoughts Rep. Loebsack at a Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (RIA-JMTC) event. Rep. David Loebsack, representing Iowa’s second congressional district, has strong progressive credentials. He is reputed to have called for more … Continue reading

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