Russell Vandenbroucke


Promoting the General Welfare

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“July 4 reminds me of our nation’s founding ideal that all of us are created equal. How does this “self-evident” truth inform debate about national healthcare?…”

Russell Vandenbroucke
Published in: The Orange Leader, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, The Daily Press, Gilmer Free Press, Orbitt, Tacoma Weekly, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: July 12,14,15,21,22,2017
768 Words

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After Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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“On August 6 each year, the world commemorates the dawn of the atomic age by remembering the obliteration of Hiroshima. In May, President Obama laid a wreath in the Peace Park that marks ground zero there.”

Russell Vandenbroucke
Published in: Courier Journal, Antiwar, Counterpunch, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, Chicago Activism, Truthout, Rehoboth Wicked Local, Sierra County Prospect, Wicked Local Topsfield, Wicked Local Westport, Herald News, Taunton Daily Gazette, Somerset Wicked Local
Date: August 1,2,3,4,5,2016
576 Words

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Flags and more flags

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RusellVanderbroucke“At 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10, Steve Beshear, Democratic governor of Kentucky, officially opened a traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Lexington. At precisely the same time, Nikki Barber, Republican governor of South Carolina, presided at the lowering of the Confederate flag. The juxtaposition is coincidental, but the intense emotions enveloping the aftermath of two lost causes are not, despite the 150 years and 8,000 miles separating them.”

Author: Russell Vandenbroucke
Published in: Las Vegas Informer http://lasvegas.informermg.com/2015/07/22/flags-flags/
Windfiel Daily Courier http://www.winfieldcourier.com/eedition/
La Progressive https://www.laprogressive.com/remembering-vietnam/
Huntington News http://www.huntingtonnews.net/118632
Pagosa Daily Post http://pagosadailypost.com/2015/07/22/essay-flags-and-more-flags/
The Courier Journal http://www.courier-journal.com/story/opinion/contributors/2015/07/20/commentary-flags-flags-flags/30410555/
Las Vegas Informer http://lasvegas.informermg.com/2015/07/22/flags-flags/
Kitsap Scene http://kitsapscene.com/flags-and-more-flags/
University of Louisville https://louisville.edu/peace/news-and-events/flags-and-flags-and-flags
Gilmer Free Press http://www.gilmerfreepress.net/index.php/fpopin/flags_and_more_flags/
Date: July 21,22,24,August 8,2015

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