President Obama Should Go to Hiroshima, But Not Empty-Handed


“Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent visit to Hiroshima’s ground zero, where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb nearly 71 years ago, was laudable. Kerry is the highest ranking U.S. official to visit Hiroshima’s Peace Park…”

Kevin Martin
Published in: Grassroots Press, Times of Earth, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 20,21,25,2016
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From Flint’s children to nuclear weapons, funding our nations priorities


“This week our nation funds our national priorities on tax day. In this era of growing discussion about participatory democracy and citizens engaging in the decisions…”

Robert Dodge, M.D.
Published in: Counterpunch, Ventura County Star, Common Dreams, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 16,28,19,21,23,2016
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Ground Zero Is Everywhere

Winslow Myers2

“The philosopher Krishnamurti once asserted that we are each totally responsible for the whole world. Global climate change, among other issues, has made this provocation seem more and more undeniable. It is impossible to shift elsewhere the responsibility we each bear for our own environmental footprint…”

Winslow Myers
Published in: Counterpunch, Las Vegas Informer, Newberry Observer, Gilmer Free Press, The Johnstown Breeze, The Daily Star, Sierra County Prospect
Date: April 12,13,15,19,2016
836 Words

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Nuclear Insecurity

“The fourth Nuclear Security Summit, hosted by President Obama, has just ended. The focus was on terrorism, a perfectly reasonable topic. But the larger question, not taken up by the conference, is why the US, Russia (which did not attend), and seven other countries still regard nuclear weapons as central to their national-security strategies…”

Mel Gurtov
Published in: Counterpunch, La Progressive,Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Mel Gurtov Blog
Date: April 5,6,10,2016
1286 Words

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