Many States Out of Step with the Constitution on the Use of Force by Police

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“Recently, President Obama held a town hall meeting to address the growing tension between minority communities and police forces after the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the police officers in Dallas. He urged police officers…”

Jose-Antonio Orosco
Published in: Counterpunch, Aletho News, Chicago Activism
Date: July 18,27,2016
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China’s Bad Day in Court


“As had been widely expected, the Permanent Court of Arbitration under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) ruled on July 12 in favor of the Philippines’ suit to declare Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea (SCS) illegal…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Gilmer Free Press, Counterpunch, North Texas e-News, The Review, Transcend Media Service, Mel Gurtov Blog, Chicago Activism
Date: July 13,15,18,20,2016
758 Words

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The God of War

Robert Koehler

“There’s Mars, the god of war, perched in a parking garage in Dallas, annihilating the enemy with utter impunity. Mars, you sicko! Just listen to President Obama:
“By definition, if you shoot people who pose no threat to you…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Lassen County Times, Common Wonders Blog, Common Dreams, Free Press, Gilmer Free Press, Counterpunch, Huffington Post, Chicago Activism, Sierra County Prospect, Information Clearing House, The Journal of People, The Smirking Chimp, IslamiCity
Date: July 13,14,15,16,19,20,23,2016
858 Words

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Are We in for Another Increase in Military Spending?


“At the present time, an increase in U.S. military spending seems as superfluous as a third leg. The United States, armed with the latest in advanced weaponry, has more military might than any other nation in world history…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, Environmentalists Against War, Antiwar, Lawrence S. Wittner Blog, The Review, Truthout, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect, We Seek the Truth, The Orange Leader
Date: July 13,14,15,18,19,2016
778 Words

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Bridges, Not Walls, Foster Peace and Security as Refugees Arrive


“The mass shooting in Orlando this week reignited the battle over immigration of Muslims, despite the fact that the perpetrator was born in the United States. As refugees flee war-torn countries seeking safety…”

Jeff Pugh
Published in: Counterpunch, Transcend Media Service
Date: June 17,20,2016
692 Words

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Time for a nonviolent assault on our blood-stained Congress


“After the horrific shooting in Orlando there are some facts we might want to consider:
• A homegrown (US-born, US citizen) Islamist terrorist committed the worst mass shooting in US history…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Storm Lake Pilot Tribune, Counterpunch, Grassroots Press, The Review, The PeaceWorker, The Dekalb County Dispatch, Nation of Change, The Free Weekly, Eureka Spring News
Date: June 13,14,15,16,2016
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