Category Archives: End of the Empire

HIROSHIMA: What does it mean to say, “We are ALL ‘hibakusha’?”

  by Joe Scarry Participants in the World Nuclear Victims Forum in Hiroshima I have just returned from the World Nuclear Victims Forum in Hiroshima. The big lesson from this gathering is: “We are ALL hibakusha!” What does this mean? … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the United States to Stop Hitting the Bottle

by Joe Scarry It is common for people who have an alcoholic in the family to dread the holidays. They try to imagine the joy and celebration, but in their heart they know what’s really coming is just the next … Continue reading

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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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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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Straight From Uncle Sam’s Mouth: ISIS To Be Used As U.S. Strategic Asset

Every so often, a snippet of what the enlightened lords and ladies who comprise our ruling elite discuss amongst themselves in plain, unambiguous terms slips out into full view of us peasants and peons. Unfortunately, not enough of us notice. … Continue reading

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