Monthly Archives: January 2017

Bannon’s Coup


“Stephen K. Bannon, Donald Trump’s chief strategist, has been elevated to the Principals Committee of the National Security Council, the top tier of national-security policymakers.*…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, LA Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, Las Vegas Informer, Tacoma Weekly, The Free Weekly, Gilmer Free Press, Eureka Spring News, The Sunburg News
Date: January 31, February 1,2, April 20,2017
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Men’s Letter to the President: Support Gender Equality


“We marched in all 50 states. Several of the largest demonstrations were in the hundreds of thousands. In total, millions of us…”

Rob Okun
Published in: Las Vegas Informer, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, Gilmer Free Press, Rob Okun, Voice Male Magazine
Date: January 31,February 1,7,12, March 11,2017
660 Words

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Should We Keep Wasting Money on Missile Defense?or Invest in Something Useful?


“When Americans criticize wasteful government spending, they often fail to realize that the biggest sinkhole for public funds is what’s described as “national defense”?a program that…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Counterpunch, Huffington Post, History News Network, Daily Kos, Los Angeles Informer, Truthout, Gilmer Free Press, Z Net, The Sunburg News, LA Progressive, World Beyond War Peace and Change Blog
Date: January 29,30,31 February 1,2,6,9, April 22,2017
956 Words

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Divest from War, Invest in People


“All Trump, all the time. With a punishing, disorienting barrage of executive orders, President Trump is reversing hard fought gains made in environmental protection…”

Kathy Kelly
Published in: Code Pink, Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Pax Christi USA, Gorilla Radio Blog, Counter Currents, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, Veterans For Peace, Mountain Messenger, The Plymouth Institute For Peace Research, Veterans For Peace Chicago, Eurasia Review, The Newberry Observer, RI Central, The Palestine Chronicle, Pace E Bene, Western New York Peace Center, Z Net, The Clermont Sun, Las Vegas Sun, BBS News
Date: January 28,30,31, February 1,2,3,4,10,15, March 22,2017
653 Words

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Lurching backward


“We are now officially in a New Age of Chaos, created by Donald Trump and his close advisors. Who ever thought that we would have a president who makes…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Counterpunch, LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, Lahaina News, The Chronicle of Winston – Salem, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News, The Progress Index, Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Date: January 29,30,31,February 2,3,9, March 21,2017
407 Words

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Fake News? Fake President!


“The Donald Trump “way” is to shout foul any time he is criticized, for as we have discovered, this man is innately incapable of acknowledging error…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: LA Progressive, Brainbridge Island Review, Mel Gurtov Blog, Las Vegas Informer, Gilmer Free Press, The Sunburg News, The Progress Index
Date: January 14,29,30, February 13,19, March 21,2017
365 Words

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