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Ignoring How Militarism Fuels Climate Change Will Be the Death of Us, by Sue Ann Martinson

It’s time to acknowledge how the failure to connect the dots between U.S. imperialism and the growing climate crisis threatens all life on this planet in more ways than one. ‘A Just Transition to a Regenerative Economy’ must end wars, military culture, and the violence of militarized forces and police in our communities and across the world. [Sha Merirei Ongelungel / Indigenous Peoples’ Network] Ignoring How Militarism Fuels Climate Change Will Be the Death of Us  (Repost) By Sue Ann Martinson  ScheerPost  July 14, 2022 byEDITOR Editor’s Note: Sections of this article originally appeared in the Summer 2022 issue of the Women Against Military Madness newsletter. More

September 22nd, 2022|Climate Crisis, Ecology|

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.

September 20th, 2022|Militarism, U.S. Foreign Policy|

Chris Hedges: Monarchs Belong in the Dustbin of History

The point of social hierarchy and aristocracy is to sustain a class system that makes the rest of us feel inferior. Those at the top of the social hierarchy hand out tokens for loyal service, including the Order of the British Empire (OBE). The monarchy is the bedrock of hereditary rule and inherited wealth.

September 12th, 2022|International, Voices|

Ukraine and the Triumph of Militarism, by Caitlin Johnstone

What makes Tierney’s triumphant militarist smut so annoying isn’t how he’s wrong, it’s how he’s right. You can take issue all you like with his use of the word “left” to describe liberal supporters of capitalism and empire who just want the empire to be a bit less embarrassing and maybe forgive their student loans, but that’s the fault of the generations of psyops that have gone into sabotaging the left and destroying its memory, not Tierney’s.

September 10th, 2022|Militarism, psychological warfare, U.S. Foreign Policy, war/military|

Martin Luther King: War is Obsolete, All Life is Connected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 is obsolete... If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. https://youtu.be/QN8ej4k2ilc No individual can live alone; no nation can live alone, and as long as we try, the more we are going to have war in this world... and we must More

September 4th, 2022|Activism, Building Justice/Peace, Human Rights, Peacemaking, Spirituality|
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