Category Archives: The New Peace Movement

REAL Progressives Demand that the U.S. Come Clean on Drone Killings

by Joe Scarry Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) have called the U.S. on the carpet for dodging the call from the international community to come clean about its drone killings. Now it’s time for all 62 other members of … Continue reading

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Renouncing War: An Opportunity Not To Be Missed

by Joe Scarry [One servant said] “I went and hid your talent in the ground.”[The master said] “[C]ast the worthless servant into the outer darkness.” (Matthew 25:25,30) Sometimes the stars align, and you see the world in a new way.  … Continue reading

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EXTRA! Chicago Community Votes to Reject Militarization of School

by Joe Scarry The email came in at 1:22 a.m. with the subject line “Democracy.” It was from the coordinator of a citizen referendum to prevent the militarization of a school in Chicago. “As I stand there getting calls from … Continue reading

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Come Home, America: Bill Kauffman on how the Empire Corrupts the Soul

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Air Power Infatuation (1967 All Over Again)

by Joe Scarry I’ve been thinking a lot about the new Miyazaki film – The Wind Rises – and the questions it raises for us about whether we can enjoy the thrill of new technology without being sucked into the evil things … Continue reading

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