Tag Archives: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

Beyond NATO: Time to Break the Silence, End NATO’s Militarism

Hundreds of thousands have died in U.S./NATO wars in Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Yugoslavia. Millions of refugees are now risking their lives trying to escape the carnage that these wars have brought to their homelands, while workers in the 29 NATO member-countries are told they must abandon hard-won social programs in order to meet U.S. demands for even more military spending.”

Top 10 Reasons Not to Love NATO, by David Swanson

The New York Times loves NATO, but should you?

Chris Hedges | James Baldwin and the Meaning of Whiteness

Whiteness is a dangerous concept. It is not about skin color. It is not even about race. It is about the willful blindness used to justify white supremacy.

Joseph Gerson | The Peace Movement and Resistance in Dark Times

Our responsibility is to resist, resist and transform.

Chris Hedges: Bearing the Cross (Dan Berrigan)

How long must the world’s resources
be raped in the service of legalized murder?
When at what point will you say no to this war?

Popular Resistance: Praise for the Radicals

We at Popular Resistance share the view that there need to be people and groups who see the bigger picture, who fight for what is not on the table and who are willing to put their bodies on the line to make change. Those are the people we try to lift up in our daily coverage of the movement because they are rarely recognized and are usually lacking in resources.

Robert Kuttner: The Dance of Liberals and Radicals

Kuttner: Even supposedly mainstream principles such as pure food and drugs, or safe working conditions, began with radical protest. The fact that these principles are being relentlessly undermined by corporate elites suggests the need for continued vigilance and radical protest once again.

BREAK the BLACKOUT! on King’s Condemnation of US Atrocity Wars for Predatory Investments | Ramsey Clark

  By Jay Janson for Ramsey Clark   Countercurrents.org  January 14, 2015 Social networking, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, cellphone cameras, Everyone everywhere,especially in countries suffering US bombings or CIA covert deadly violence, starvation! BREAK 48 year BLACKOUT of King’s condemnation of his gov.”greatest purveyor of violence in the world,” Don’t let genocidal media sucker our eyes and […]

Cindy Sheehan: Casey vs. Kyle | On Bloodlust, Loss, and Wars of Choice

As is the US addicted to its wars, it is also addicted to lying about them and I know this because I have my own case about Casey for proof.

Henry A. Giroux: State Terrorism and Racist Violence in the Age of Disposability — From Emmett Till to Eric Garner

If you want a picture of the future imagine a boot stomping on a human face forever.     —George Orwell By Henry A. Giroux  Truthout | Op-Ed  December 5, 2014 Comments by Giroux posted on his Facebook page: My newest Truthout piece on the connection between the new totalitarianism and the killing of black men and […]

David Swanson: Militarism Is a Public Safety Crisis in Ferguson and Beyond

“There is a no-fly-zone over Ferguson, Mo., because people in the U.S. government, from which local police forces take their cues, view the people of the United States increasingly as they view the people of other countries: as best controlled from the air.”    By DAVID SWANSON  counterpunch.org  August 19, 2014 Peace and justice organizations in St. […]

Cohen and Solomon: The Martin Luther King You Don’t See on TV

It’s become a TV ritual:  Every year in mid-January, around the time of Martin Luther King’s birthday, we get perfunctory network news reports about “the slain civil rights leader.” By Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon  January 17, 2014  (January 4, 1995)  FAIR.org The remarkable thing about this annual review of King’s life is that several years […]

Jay Janson> Sandusky Child Abuser Sickness but Americans Murdering Children Collaterally is a Life Style

Sandusky Child Abuser Sickness but Americans Murdering Children Collaterally is a Life Style By Jay Janson (about the author)  June 25, 2012   opednews.com Arab Children from United Headline news:  Jerry Sandusky found guilty of child sex abuse, should spend rest of his life in prison ,  by Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports,6/22/2012. click here   By comparison, America’s Armed Forces, since end of […]