Let Them Eat Weapons: Trump’s Bizarre Arms Race

“In late May of this year, President Donald Trump’s special envoy for arms control bragged before a Washington think tank that the U.S. government was prepared to outspend Russia and China to win a new nuclear arms race…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: History News Network, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Dissident Voice, The Westside Gazette, Z Net, Anti War, Environmentalist Against War, The Smirking Chimp, LA Progressive , World Beyond War, Pagosa Daily Post, War is a Crime, Art Voice, Sierra County Prospect
Date: June 14,15,16,17,2020
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From Rage to Reform

“George Floyd is becoming the Emmett Till of the 21st Century. The ongoing, passionate, widespread, and no longer violent demonstrations that have come in the wake of his brutal death…”

Michael N. Nagler
Published in: The Chronicle, Common Dreams, Westside Gazette, Other Words, LA Progressive, News Herald, Truth Out, Black News, News-Herald, Sierra County Prospect
Date: May 6,11,June 14,15,16,17,22,2020
701 Words

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Globally uprooting a racist past

“And the toppled statue of a 17th century slave trader, now at the bottom of Bristol Harbour, is suddenly more relevant than ever, as the cry for compassionate social order – sparked by the murder of George Floyd – begins to engulf the whole planet…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, LA Progressive, Tribune Content Agency, Richmond County Daily Journal, The News International, Free Press, Progressive Party, Z Net
Date: June 10,11,12,2020
1038 Words

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The Subversion of New York City’s Official Policy to Curb Police Brutality

“In early November 1966, my sister and I?armed with a bucket of home-made paste, a wide brush, and a thick roll of “Vote No” posters?headed off from my student apartment on the Upper West Side…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: LA Progressive, Z Net, Black Star News, War is a Crime, New York Almanack, History News Network, War is a Crime, Dissident Voice, Sierra County Prospect
Date: June 8,10,2020
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