President Obama should meet A-Bomb survivors, and heed their call to Ban the Bomb

“President Obama is considering a visit to Hiroshima during the G-7 economic summit in Japan later this month. Hiroshima is an impressively rebuilt, thriving city of a million people. The city was obliterated by…”


Kevin Martin
Published in: Cullman Sense, Counterpunch, Times of Earth
Date: May 6,8,12,2016
785 Words

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Getting the Story Wrong: The Distortion of American Politics by the Press


“Ever since the foundation of the American Republic, there has been both praise for and suspicion of the role the press plays in U.S. political life. Thomas Jefferson famously remarked that, if it were left to him…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, La Progressive, Sierra County Prospect, History News Network, Counterpunch, Tacoma Weekly, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Kitsap Scene
Date: May 5,6,10,11,12,13,2016
873 Words

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Celebrating Mother Jones and Labor on May Day


“This week commemorates the anniversary of the Haymarket Affair, International Workers’ Day, and the claimed birthday of Mother Mary Harris Jones. While the United States’ official Labor Day falls in September, the international community celebrates workers…”

Rivera Sun
Published in: Counterpunch, Rivera Sun’s Blog, Transcend Media Service, Grassroots Press, Times of Earth
Date: May 1,2,2016
704 Words

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When real uniters were among us

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“Fifty years ago this month, a small group of activists left Delano, California and began a march to Sacramento to raise national awareness about the plight of farmworkers. By the time the march made it to…”

José-Antonio Orosco
Published in: Counterpunch, San Diego Union-Tribune
Date: March 17,24,2016
737 Words

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