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Martin Luther King: War is Obsolete, All Life is Connected

This excerpt of Martin Luther King speaking (in 1967) provides a wonderful example of how he was a systems thinker. Here he discusses the interconnected nature of reality, the foolishness of war and the interdependence that binds the human family together... “Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war More

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MILITARISM

2909, 2022

On the International Day of Peace September 21st, The U.S./EU/NATO Axis of Domination Reaffirmed Its’ Commitment to the Weapon of War

For the Biden administration, a commitment to peace is a poor substitute for the benefits of securing another $13 billion in aid for Ukraine contained in legislation meant to fund the U.S. government. Moving money from the public coffers to the pockets of the defense companies that pay the bills for both parties is always seen as good bipartisan policy.

2009, 2022

Who drives Washington’s wars of aggression and outrageous military spending?

To be fair, the Nuland-Kagan mom-and-pop shop is really only a microcosm of how the Military-Industrial Complex has worked for decades: think-tank analysts generate the reasons for military spending, the government bureaucrats implement the necessary war policies, and the military contractors make lots of money before kicking back some to the think tanks — so the bloody but profitable cycle can spin again.

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Chris Hedges: Strike, Strike, Strike

At what point does a beleaguered population living near or below the poverty line rise in protest? This, if history is any guide, is unknown. But that the tinder is there is now undeniable, even to the ruling class.

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John Kiriakou: Don’t Charge Trump with Espionage

Scrap the Espionage Act Nobody should face the charge unless they are working for a foreign power and mean harm to the United States. March 29, 2019: Marine One lifts-off after returning President Donald J. Trump to Mar-a-Lago. (White House, Joyce N. Boghosian)   By John Kiriakou / Consortium News  ScheerPost  August More

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Jane Addams

Jane Addams was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Throughout her life, Addams struggled not only for women’s rights, but also for labor and civil rights, free speech and world peace.

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