Nuclear hubris

“One thing that becomes clear to me when I wander into the world, and the minds, of geopolitical professionals — government people — is how limited and linear their thinking seems to be…”

Robert C. Koehler
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Sowing division, reaping lives

“It’s textbook Institutional Racism.
Did Trump say out loud, “I’m going to gut the original environmental law of the US and it will affect everyone’s health negatively but the health of black and brown people the most?””

Leslie D. Gregory and Tom H. Hastings
Published in: LA Progressive
Date: January 13,2020
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Thanks to Trump, Iran has the upper hand

“The assassination of General Soleimani is proving to be a resounding success for Iran. It accomplished what the ayatollah could not: common ground between Iran and Iraq, Iraq’s invitation to the US military to leave the country; an end to Iranian popular protests against the regime’s economic policies, and instead broad support…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, The Smirking Chimp, Bainbridge Island Review, The Russophile
Date: January 10,2020
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“The people do not want war!”

“These were the words that did it, that knocked the composure out of me. I was standing at what felt like the heart of Chicago on a January afternoon, corner of Wabash and Wacker, next to the river and beneath the tower known as Trump. The crowd had swelled by this time to nearly a thousand…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Free Press, Tribune Content Agency, Common Dreams, Buzz Flash, The Smirking Chimp, Antiwar, The Russophile, Pagosa Daily Post, City Watch, Counterpunch, The Gilmer Mirror
Date: January 8,9,10,12,2020
1082 Words

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