Category Archives: Death

Flasback: How About a REAL (Tea) Party? SHUT DOWN THE MILITARY BASES!

by Joe Scarry Since we’re being given a taste of what can happen when parts of the U.S. federal government are shut down, let’s talk about having a real party: how about shutting down all those military bases? Just think … Continue reading

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CLUELESS IN LAS VEGAS: Hillary’s Nuclear Doctrine

by Joe Scarry   Democratic debate: October 13, 2015 Anderson Cooper (moderator), Hillary Clinton The text alert came in Tuesday night: “Hillary Clinton says the number one threat to the US is nuclear weapons.” AT LAST! I thought. The presidential … Continue reading

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Reflections on Indigenous Peoples Day 2015

by Joe Scarry Today we observe Indigenous Peoples Day (heretofore “Columbus Day”). I wish that today I could point to some full-blown writing and activism that I have already done about Indigenous Peoples.  The truth is that I have some … Continue reading

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Spring Rising: An Anti-War Intervention in DC

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The Lesson of Reykjavik: TALK About Nuclear Disarmament (You Never Know)

by Joe Scarry On the day the nuclear weapons states are meeting in London, it seems like an appropriate time for a reality check. Just such a reality check comes from reading Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the … Continue reading

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What Leo Strauss set in motion: from invading Cuba to efforts to bomb Iran

by Alan Gilbert What Leo Strauss set in motion: from invading Cuba to Boehner/Netanyahu efforts to bomb Iran Robert Howse has written a new book on Leo Strauss: Man of Peace. Rob acknowledges some of Strauss’s authoritarianism and imperialism, i.e. in the … Continue reading

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VfP’s Joey King’s Straight Talk on Veterans and Suicide

by Joey King I have been researching the issue of veteran suicide for about 6 years. My interest started during a Veterans Day parade in Nashville. I was marching as a member of Veterans For Peace. We march every year … Continue reading

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