Category Archives: The New Peace Movement

Ralph Nader on the Left-Right Alliance

In this interview from the Tom Woods Show, Ralph Nader discusses his book Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. “It’s clear where the Left-Right disagree . . . but the areas of agreement are very fundamental … Continue reading

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Blood, Treasure, and Soul: The Exorbitant Price of the American Empire

By Mike Marion It is difficult to pinpoint exactly when it happened, but clear evidence can be seen at least in the aftermath of World War II. Some trace the origins back to 1898 and the Spanish-American War, or even … Continue reading

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Antiwar Animation: A Lost Art?

By Joe Scarry, originally posted on Scarry Thoughts I’m just back from a retrospective of the animations produced by John and Faith Hubley at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago. I’m breathless over the short animation from 1964 called “The … Continue reading

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Cindy Sheehan: Compassion, Courage, Conviction and Controversy

By Joanna Perry-Folino The loss of a child is perhaps the most devastating loss a human being can suffer. The short and long term effects of the pain which affects a parent after the death of a son or daughter … Continue reading

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Get up, stand up! For a cause. In perpetuity …

by Doug Champeau For an hour on Wednesday evenings, Wanda joins a small cadre of protesters on the sidewalk of the busy Lake Street/Marshall Avenue bridge. They hold signs insisting that the United States get out. Get out Afghanistan. Get … Continue reading

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Don’t Get too Excited over the Ex-Im Debate and the “Reform Conservative” Crowd

by Chad Nelson Bipartisan criticism of the Export-Import Bank is all the rage these days, after new Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy spoke publicly about his intention to end its very existence.  From the standpoint of a libertarian, the … Continue reading

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29 Organizations Support Lee-Rigell Letter on Iraq

From Just Foreign Policy: “Virginia Republican Scott Rigell and California Democrat Barbara Lee are leading a bipartisan letter to President Obama, urging the President to respect the Constitutional requirement to seek Congressional authorization before using military force in Iraq.” Read … Continue reading

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