Celebrating peace: A work in progress

“Veterans For Peace, an organization that speaks truth to war like nobody else, is attempting to reclaim Armistice Day, the Nov. 11 holiday that was flipped on its head 65 years ago when it was renamed Veterans Day…”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
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Date: 2019:
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Raising the stakes in the struggle over immigration detention

“As the struggle for immigrant rights continues to be fought across America, new battlegrounds may come into view, then fade from public attention. For many months, our border drew intense scrutiny, as family separations shocked and horrified millions. Recently, the fate of DACA and 700,000 Dreamers moved back briefly…”

Author: Andrew Moss
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Date: 2019:
767 words

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Repeal the nearly two-decade-old war authorizations

“In 2001 and in 2002 Congress passed authorizations for war. While not declarations of war, these mandates, each titled an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) provided the legal framework for attacks against al-Qaeda in 2001 and in 2002 for the Iraq War…”

Author: Matthew Hoh
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Date: 2019,
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The intelligence of tomorrow

““Somebody ought to put a bullet in her skull. Back in the day, our forefathers would have put a bullet in her [expletive].”

These words, uttered by some lost soul, were directed at U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar earlier this year….”

Author: Robert C. Koehler
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Date: 2019:
940 words

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Which would you prefer?nuclear war or climate catastrophe?

“The world owes an enormous debt of gratitude to Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson, and other heroic rulers of our glorious nations. Not only are they hard at work making their respective countries great again, but they are providing you, the people of the world, with a choice between two opportunities for mass death and destruction.
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Author: Lawrence Wittner
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Date: 2019:
949 words

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