Tag Archives: Ann Jones

The Fempire Strikes Back | #MeToo by Ann Jones

 Time magazine passed over the president as its “person of the year” to name instead the “Silence Breakers” — the brave, outspoken women who inspired the #MeToo campaign.

Evergreene Digest | How America’s Wars Came Home With the Troops

Since 2002, veterans have been committing murder individually and in groups, killing family, friends, strangers and—in appalling numbers—themselves. Related: Disabled Veterans Shatter the Myths of American Warfare Ann Jones, the Nation <https://www.thenation.com&gt; April 17, 2014 | After an argument about a leave denied, Specialist Ivan Lopez pulled out a .45-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and […]

Ann Jones: Is This Country Crazy?

if you are an American, you are statistically in less danger of dying from a terrorist attack in this country than from a toddler shooting you. And by the way, you’re 2,059 times more likely to die by your own hand with a weapon of your choosing than in a terrorist attack anywhere on Earth. You’re also more than nine times as likely to be killed by a police officer as by a terrorist.

Ann Jones: Star-Spangled Baggage

How America’s Wars Came Home With the Troops  Up Close, Personal, and Bloody  Shooting At Fort Hood Not A Surprise To This Veteran Forty Years After Vietnam Learning Series Launched Ann Jones, TomDispatch.com April 17, 2014 | After an argument about a leave denied, Specialist Ivan Lopez pulled out a .45-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun […]

Ann Jones: They Didn’t Know What They Were Getting Into — The Cost of War American-Style

 America’s soldiers, when deployed, may no longer be “real people” even to their loved ones.  To girlfriends and wives, left alone at home with bills to pay and kids to raise, they evidently had to be mythic Warriors of historic importance saving the nation even at the sacrifice of their own lives.  Otherwise, what was […]