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Rise Up Times Summary, October 16, 2022

"Power is global and politics is local. That must change. We need a new language for understanding new global power formations as well as new international modes of politics to fight them." Henry Giroux

Interview with legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg following his 89th arrest for resisting nuclear weapons, nuclear war and government secrecy

Still today, hardly any people know just how much falsehood was fed to them to justify what we did. By Dennis Bernstein  Covert Action Magazine  September 24, 2019 The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in Livermore, California, designs new nuclear weapons and conducts plutonium research.  [Credit: worldatlas.com] [Daniel Ellsberg, a consultant to the White House in 1961, drafted More

Henry A. Giroux: The Militarization of Racism and Neoliberal Violence

"But I want to introduce a caveat. I think it is a mistake to simply focus on the militarization of the police and their racist actions in addressing the killing of Michael Brown. What we are witnessing in this brutal killing and mobilization of state violence is symptomatic of the neoliberal, racist, punishing state emerging More

[Video] Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer on the Culture of War and National Security State

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/70658690] Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer speaking at Peacestock 2013 from Bill Sorem PLUS 1 week ago Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer is Associate Professor of Justice and Peace Studies at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Jack is a graduate of St. Olaf College where he majored in Political Science. He did his theological training at Union Theological Seminary in New More

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