Monthly Archives: November 2019

A meaningful Thanksgiving

“The impeachment proceedings to investigate allegations of impropriety in the Donald Trump presidency will impact many American households this Thanksgiving. Families will be confronted by political tensions …”

Author: Wim Laven
Published in: Camas-Washougal Washington Post-Record, Counterpunch, Sumter South Carolina Item, Bainbridge Island Review, Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, Sierra County California Prospect, ArtVoice, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News
Date: 2019, Novermber 23, 25, 27, 28
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It’s time. End the draft, once and for all

“We may be months away from ending the US military draft, once and for all. After a court ruled that the male-only draft was unconstitutional, a Congress-appointed Commission has been studying whether or not to draft women into the US military.”

Author: Rivera Sun
Published in: ArtVoice, Fergus Falls Minnesota Journal, Bainbridge Island Review, Sierra County California Prospect, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Los Angeles CityWatch, Middleton Pennsylvania Press & Journal, Counterpunch, New Castle Indiana Courier Times, Columbia South Carolina Times & Democrat, Antiwar, Environmentalists Against War, World Beyond War
Date: 2019: November 21, 22, 24, 27, 29, December 2
627 words

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Celebrating peace: A work in progress

“Veterans For Peace, an organization that speaks truth to war like nobody else, is attempting to reclaim Armistice Day, the Nov. 11 holiday that was flipped on its head 65 years ago when it was renamed Veterans Day…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Emmitsburg Maryland News-Journal, PeaceWorker, Free Press, Bainbridge Island Review, Pagosa Springs Colorado Daily Post, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Smirking Chimp, Conscious Life News, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press
Date: 2019: November 13, 14, 17, 23, December 17
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Raising the stakes in the struggle over immigration detention

“As the struggle for immigrant rights continues to be fought across America, new battlegrounds may come into view, then fade from public attention. For many months, our border drew intense scrutiny, as family separations shocked and horrified millions. Recently, the fate of DACA and 700,000 Dreamers moved back briefly…”

Author: Andrew Moss
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Date: 2019:
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Repeal the nearly two-decade-old war authorizations

“In 2001 and in 2002 Congress passed authorizations for war. While not declarations of war, these mandates, each titled an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) provided the legal framework for attacks against al-Qaeda in 2001 and in 2002 for the Iraq War…”

Author: Matthew Hoh
Published in: Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, Antiwar, Counterpunch, Environmentalists Against War, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News
Date: 2019, Novermber 21, 24, 25, 30, December 9
582 words

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