WILD TURKEY WITH H-BOMB: Failed Coup Heightens Calls for Denuclearization


“An explosive cocktail of political instability mixed with 90 U.S. H-bombs raises the specter of accidental or suicidal nuclear detonation in or near Turkey. This risk was brought into sharp relief by the attempted military coup there in mid-July.”

John LaForge
Published in: South Coast Today, The Review, World Beyond War, Antiwar, Counterpunch
Date: July 28,29,31,August 1,2016
678 Words

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Real Cooperation with Nations Is the Best Survival Tactic


“Unexamined assumptions are the real dictators in culture and society. Too many people in the U.S. believe that human beings are by nature competitive, and competition brings out the best in us. This idea is seldom questioned. Our media saturates us in stories of competition…”

John M Repp
Published in: Counterpunch, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Transcend Media Service
Date: July 25,29,August 1,2016
770 Words

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Volatile America

Robert Koehler

“In a flash I thought, oh God, the civil war has started. Then the headlines shifted and, for the moment, “normalcy” returned. It’s a Trump-sated normalcy that’s anything but…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Huffington Post, Newberry Observer, LA Progressive, Common Dreams, 1WNC, Common Wonders Blog, Counterpunch, Grassroots Press, The Smirking Chimp, IslamiCity
Date: July 20,21,22,23,27,2016
897 Words

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The Superpowers Are Violent Powers


“If asked to identify the world’s superpowers today, most people would name the United States, Russia, and China. Although many citizens of these countries maintain that this status is based on the superiority of their national way…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Counterpunch, Chicago Activism, Alternet, History News Network, Truthout, LA Progressive, Z Net, Sierra County Prospect, Grassroots Press
Date: July 17,18,19,20,21,22,27,2016
937 Words

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