"The cost of war, to many veterans, is a deep and permanent wounding of the soul and the conscience."
https://youtu.be/5y2FuDY6Q4M With God on Our Side Oh my name it ain't nothin' My age it means less The country I come from Is called the Midwest I was taught and brought up there The laws to abide And that land that I live in Has God on its side Oh, the history books tell More
"This project is about the ongoing seizure of Palestinian land by the colonizers. It is about the rendering of the Palestinians as non-people, writing them out of the historical narrative as if they never existed and denying them basic human rights."
Chris Hedges illustrates the horrors of war through the eyes of his ancestors who fought at Gettysburg. Lest we forget what war is really like for the soldiers and civilians, it once ravaged our country and took our young men in a senseless war that should never have been fought, not because the cause was More
Julia, a University student who wants to become an interpreter working with diplomats, said that she is glad and grateful never to have lived through a war." I always want to choose words instead of weapons,” Julia said.
"David Swanson's War Is A Lie should be required reading. It lays bare the hypocrisy of American 'do-as-I-say, not-as-I-do' foreign policy, exposing the lies and the deliberate glorification of military disasters." - Medea Benjamin, author, peace activist
[youtube=http://youtu.be/G8F94Fces0A] Sunday Song, Bruce Gagnon's Organizing Notes May 11, 2014 Published on Dec 29, 2012 Dick Gaughan - Think Again, from the album A Different Kind Of Love Song. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” More
Tomgram: Mattea Kramer, Is the Pentagon Doomed -- To Be Flush Forever Or How the U.S. Military Avoided Budget Cuts, Lied About Doing So, Then Asked for Billions More By Mattea Kramer TomDispatch.com March 4, 2014 Read Tom Engelhardt's introduction here. Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our armed forces and More
Missing in Action . . . What Happened to War and the Imperial Drive to Organize the Planet? By Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch.com March 2, 2014 There is, it seems, something new under the sun. Geopolitically speaking, when it comes to war and the imperial principle, we may be in uncharted territory. Take a look around and More
Posted by Bruce K. Gagnon Organizing Notes March 2, 2014 [youtube=http://youtu.be/2y0y-JUsPTU] Victoria Nuland [State Department] admits "we've invested $5 billion" in the Ukraine project . . . that part picks up at the 7:25 mark in the video. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts More