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Hersh’s Story on Killing Bin Laden: The Painfully Obvious

As the initial sniggers of “conspiracy theorist” in reaction to Seymour Hersh’s big story on the killing of Osama bin Laden are being increasingly met with corroboration from other sources, it’s important to understand why this story is so important. … Continue reading

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Law School Profs whiff against student protest: Harold Koh and the immunization of war crimes

By Alan Gilbert Nonwhite students at NYU Law School, led by Amanda Bass and Aman Deep, protested the hiring of Harold Koh, a famous human rights lawyer who worked for the Obama administration, to teach human rights.  Their petition below, … Continue reading

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Libertarianism For and Against War

This is an excerpt of an article by Cory Massimino, May 06, 2015 Libertarian Reasons Against War (in no particular order): 1. War requires aggression. It’s simply irresponsible to speak of war without innocent casualties. Given the weapons, tactics, and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Disarmament: Are the Churches the Key?

I came back from the Peace and Planet conference last weekend in New York City with several big takeaways. Perhaps top of mind was the impression made by the massive turnout by people from all over to Japan to say: … Continue reading

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Iran – the Imperial Congress versus the President, the American people and a common good

by Alan Gilbert Obama’s negotiation with Iran avoids following the blind Netanyahu/neocon attack, attack, attack syndrome. Having fostered three losing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq – now four counting the new war against IS – and with no troops to … Continue reading

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An Antiwar Message Set in Stone

Irish stone sculptor James Horan created an antiwar series that takes on “man’s obsession with power, control, weapons . . .” The stone and marble golem figures grip outsize guns, straddle drones, and sit gaping at the imagined aftermath of … Continue reading

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16 Articles That Expose How They Lied Us Into War in Iraq

Scott Horton, host of foreign policy radio show that boasts over 3500 interviews, tweeted a list of articles to mark for the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War: For the Anniversary of the start of Iraq War II, … Continue reading

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