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Flashback: Reviews of “Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom”

by Elaine Scarry Below are links to reviews, interviews, excerpts, event info, and related material for Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom by Elaine Scarry, my sister. “That we have escaped disaster so far is a near miracle. Scarry’s … Continue reading

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A Rebel’s Journey: Foreign Policy

By Darryl W. Perry For most people, American foreign policy began on September 11, 2001. In some ways, I fit into this category, and in other ways I did not. I’ll explain. When I was young, maybe 9 or 10 … Continue reading

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FIRE AND BLAST: A Curriculum that Confronts Nuclear Danger?

by Joe Scarry We had a long car ride last week, and that gave us the opportunity for a long conversation. One of the things we talked about was the problem of nuclear weapons. One of my sons said, “The … Continue reading

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

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Sheldon Richman’s Memorial Day Reading List

We Who Dared to Say No to War: American Antiwar Writing from 1812 to Now, edited by Murray Polner and Thomas E. Woods Jr. The Failure of America’s Foreign Wars, edited by Richard M. Ebeling and Jacob G. Hornberger Why … Continue reading

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Review: Why Peace

Why Peace Marc Guttman, ed. Why Peace is a comprehensive collection of essays focused on the seemingly obvious, but often ignored need for peace. By offering a balance of both personal, human experience with staggering facts, histories, and rational analysis, a … Continue reading

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