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“[Johnstone] recounts in detail how the Western left betrayed its historical principles of social justice and peace and let itself be lured into approval of aggressive U.S.-NATO wars on the fallacious grounds of “human rights”.
The US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported.
U.S. military bases, both domestic and foreign, consistently rank among some of the most polluted places in the world…
The pace of drone strikes by the US on suspected terrorists has increased more than fourfold since Trump took office.
Depleted Environment, Depleted Lives By JOHN LAFORGE Counterpunch.com May 15, 2014 The US Army has awarded General Dynamics a $12 million contract to deconstruct and dispose of 78,000 depleted uranium anti-tank shells. The Pentagon’s May 6 announcement calls for “demilitarization” of the aging shells, as newer depleted uranium rounds are added to the US arsenal. […]
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina 10/19/08. (photo: Jim Young/Reuters) By William Boardman 29 August 13 Reader Supported News resident Obama is apparently wobbling on the edge of committing an impeachable offense, specifically a military attack on Syria without the authorization of Congress, without the approval of the United Nations […]
Our Tax Dollars “No, I am done with pretending, I am done with being quiet, aren’t you? Do we not all need to say ENOUGH! and insist we are finished with this path.” By Suzan Koch November 27. 2012 While Gazans are being murdered by the score and Israeli civilians are being targeted, […]
Consequences of War on Iran “Let’s be clear—we’re already at war on Iran. And the drumbeat for a military attack increases daily. Yet rarely is there any consideration for the consequences and the fact that never before in history has a bomb with depleted uranium been dropped on a nuclear site.” by Margaret Sarfehjooy WAMM […]
Choosing Jail: Experimenting With Redemptive Suffering by Steve Clemens. June 11, 2012 Mennonista It was in reading Mohandas Gandhi that I first learned about his “experiments with truth” – a term he used in perfecting the tactics of nonviolent resistance to the apartheid regime in South Africa and the British colonial occupation of his […]
Join AlliantACTION as We Celebrate the 142nd Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the Power of Nonviolence
Join AlliantACTION as We Celebrate the 142nd Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and the Power of Nonviolence Gather Sunday at 1 PM, October 2, 2011> Action at 1:30 Note below that ATK (a major weapons manufacturer) is moving to Arlington, VA. If you know of a group in the D.C. area that might be interested in continuing […]
Mennonista Essays, articles, letters written by Steve Clemens, peace and justice activist from Minneapolis, MN The Accoutrements of Arrest by Steve Clemens. September 28, 2011 Posted by Steve Clemens at 7:45 AM 9/28/11 The Things I Carried To My Arrest Usually when I risk arrest in an action of nonviolent civil disobedience I try to only carry the bare […]