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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. More

Frances Moore Lappe> Could Our Deepest Fears Hold the Key to Ending Violence?

Feelings of fear and powerlessness are driving the cycle of violence that surrounds us. To change that, we need to recognize that we need each other to thrive as individuals. by Frances Moore Lappé  posted Apr 18, 2013  yesmagazine.org Photo by Paul Nicholson. In his book Violence, psychologist James Gilligan asked a Massachusetts prison inmate, “What do you want More

Frances Moore Lappe> Could Our Deepest Fears Hold the Key to Ending Violence?

Feelings of fear and powerlessness are driving the cycle of violence that surrounds us. To change that, we need to recognize that we need each other to thrive as individuals. by Frances Moore Lappé  posted Apr 18, 2013  yesmagazine.org Photo by Paul Nicholson. In his book Violence, psychologist James Gilligan asked a Massachusetts prison inmate, “What do you want More

Steve Clemens Daily Journal From Iraq> Days 1 to 12 (Nov. 9-20, 2012)

Steve Clemens has returned to Iraq. The last time he visited was 10 years ago.  Here are his experiences and impressions. The links to Steve's blog are below.  Rather than publish the articles, I have included links to his blog for all.  Photos are included in these articles on Mennonista. Back in Iraq  Day One: Back in More

Steve Clemens Daily Journal From Iraq> Days 1 to 12 (Nov. 9-20, 2012)

Steve Clemens has returned to Iraq. The last time he visited was 10 years ago.  Here are his experiences and impressions. The links to Steve's blog are below.  Rather than publish the articles, I have included links to his blog for all.  Photos are included in these articles on Mennonista. Back in Iraq  Day One: Back in More

Steve Clemens> Return to Iraq

Steve Clemens has returned to Iraq. The last time he visited was 10 years ago.  Here are his experiences and impressions. The links to Steve's blog are below.  Rather than publish the articles, I have included links to his blog for the four he has written so far.  Photos are included in these articles on Mennonista. More

Steve Clemens> Return to Iraq

Steve Clemens has returned to Iraq. The last time he visited was 10 years ago.  Here are his experiences and impressions. The links to Steve's blog are below.  Rather than publish the articles, I have included links to his blog for the four he has written so far.  Photos are included in these articles on Mennonista. More

Ibrahim Hirsi> Congressman Keith Ellison warns Iran invasion would have “catastrophic effects”

Congressman Keith Ellison warns Iran invasion would have "catastrophic effects" "Ellison expressed a strong disagreement with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address last month to the United Nations General Assembly." BY IBRAHIM HIRSI, TC DAILY PLANET  October 24, 2012 U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) was among a group of panelists speaking October 19 to a crowd of people More

Ibrahim Hirsi> Congressman Keith Ellison warns Iran invasion would have "catastrophic effects"

Congressman Keith Ellison warns Iran invasion would have "catastrophic effects" "Ellison expressed a strong disagreement with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address last month to the United Nations General Assembly." BY IBRAHIM HIRSI, TC DAILY PLANET  October 24, 2012 U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) was among a group of panelists speaking October 19 to a crowd of people More

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