Monthly Archives: January 2019

Make Venezuela Great Again? Let the Venezuelans decide how. Five ideas from peace research.

“Have we not learned a thing? As the crisis in Venezuela continues to unfold, we are witnessing yet another blatant US regime-change operation “for the Venezuelan people.” …”

Patrick T. Hiller
Published in: Counterpunch, Sentinel News, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press, Bangladesh Post, Sierra County Prospect, The Posey County News, The Sunburg News
Date: February 1,4,5,6,9,2019
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Disarmament, not low-yield nukes

“Seven-plus decades ago, as humanity was ensnarled in a monstrous world war, its instinct to win — to dominate others above all else — achieved ultimate manifestation: the capacity to annihilate all life on Planet Earth…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Tribune Content Agency, Free Press, Common Dreams, The Raven Foundation, West Side Gazette, IslamiCity, The Valley Chronicle, Gilmer Free Press, Transcend Media Service, The Smirking Chimp, The Sunburg News
Date: January 30, February 1,2,5,7,8,2019
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Transforming the Dream into Reality

“This past week witnessed two significant and connected events. We remembered and celebrated the visionary champion of civil rights, social and economic justice and nuclear disarmament…”

Robert F. Dodge, M.D.
Published in: The Sunburg News, The News International, Pagosa Daily Post, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Falls Church News-Press, The Smirking Chimp, Common Dreams
Date: January 30,31,February 5,6,2019
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Trump’s Crusade in Latin America

“What we are witnessing in Venezuela is a Latin America policy that draws from the Cold War and the era of US interventions, when regard for democracy and international law mattered little and anticommunism was the dominant motif…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, The Sunburg News, LA Progressive, Bainbridge Island Review, Mel Gurtov Blog, West Side Gazette, The Smirking Chimp, Gilmer Free Press
Date: January 28,30,31,2019
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As Nations Get Ready for Nuclear War, Their Governments Work to Create the Illusion of Safety

“Ever since the U.S. atomic bombings of Japanese cities in August 1945, a specter has haunted the world?the specter of nuclear annihilation…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Counterpunch, History News Network, LA Progressive, Common Dreams, The Smirking Chimp, Z Net, War is a Crime, History News Network, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, The Sunburg News, Daily Kos, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, The Posey County News
Date: January 24,25,27,29,30,February 1,4,2019
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2019: The Year to Examine Toxic Masculinity

“Toxic masculinity strikes again, this time in Provo, Utah on the day of the 2019 Women’s March. Police were alerted to the problem when Christopher Cleary posted on his Facebook page that All I wanted was a girlfriend…”

Laura Finley
Published in: Counterpunch, Z Net, Sierra County Prospect, LA Progressive, The Good Men Project, The Times and Democrat, Sentinel News, The Journal Tribune, The Good Men Project, The Sunburg News, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press
Date: January 23,24,25,27,31,February 1,2019
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