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A Report on the First International Conference Against U.S./NATO Foreign Military Bases by Sue Ann Martinson, Sarah Martin, and Carol Walker
The conference stressed that in going forward, there is the need for unity in what is global strife and an international struggle; the need for networking, both at the conference and beyond; and education about U.S. military bases and militarism. The slide show, prepared by Sue Ann Martinson, is an overview of the conference. For […]
“You can’t talk about hope until you can see reality and reality is pretty bleak, but that’s the starting point.”
Still, don’t for a second imagine that Donald Trump won’t be remembered. He will — into the distant future in a way that no other American president is likely to be.
WE MUST UNITE FOR PEACE!
The compartmentalized mind is a colonized mind.
[The oligarchs] seek… a mechanism to continue to exploit desperate workers earning subsistence wages and whom they can hire and fire at will.
“Our democracy functions best when we have a strong, diverse, and independent local journalism.”
Did you know that several Americans also set themselves on fire to attempt to end U.S. military actions during those turbulent war years in the 1960s?
Oligarchs use power and ruling structures solely for personal advancement.
“In a world full of food, more than half of the inhabitants can not access the food they need. The most tragic thing is that both in hard numbers and in percentages, the proportion of malnourished people is increasing, “
“Can there be a democracy when you don’t have a competitive electoral system?” he asked. “No. Can there be a democracy when people who come in second win the election? No. Can there be a democracy when it’s tougher to get on the ballot than in any other Western country in the world by an order of magnitude? No. Can there be a democracy when money rules? And not just the money that politicians raise, but the third-party money. No. Can there be a democracy when people have no influence on the military budget? No. It’s not subjected to hearings. It’s ratified on the floor of the House and Senate, but it doesn’t go through the appropriations process.
Bombs have directly killed and injured far too many innocent people in Yemen, but starvation follows.
Enacting the pending legislation, the advocates say, “will push millions of already struggling people deeper into poverty, and without question, will make hunger far, far worse in this country…” By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter Volume 35, Number 6 December 2017 The financial publication Forbes reports this astounding fact: “The three wealthiest people in the United States—Bill […]