The Coronavirus Pandemic, Like Other Global Catastrophes, Reveals the Limitations of Nationalism

“We live with a profound paradox. Our lives are powerfully affected by worldwide economic, communications, transportation, food supply, and entertainment systems…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Citizens for Global Solutions, History News Network, Daily Koss, The Smirking Chimp, Bainbridge Island Review, War is a Crime, History News Network, Emmitsburg News-Journal, Dissident Voice,Art Voice, Kractivism, Reader Support News, Westside Gazette, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Brewminate
Date: April 5,6,7,8,2020
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January 20, 2017, a day that will live in ignominy


“Donald J. Trump has been inaugurated as the 45th President of the US. If you are a xenophobic isolationist nationalist, this is such great news…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: The Free Weekly, Sierra County Prospect, Eureka Spring News, The Chronicle of Winston – Salem, Bainbridge Island Review, Gilmer Free Press Warwick Beacon
Date: January 20,25,26,30,2017, February 7,2017
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Pivot to peace


“OK, the history of the United States is one of a nation built on robbery, murder, massacre, exploitation by armed force, and predatory capitalism. We all know that. Few of us lose sleep over it, but it’s all documented.”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: New Haven Register, Counterpunch, Satish Sharma’s Rotigraphy Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Pace e Bene, Chicago Activism, Truthout, Gilmer Free Press
Date: September 14,15,16,19,2016
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Confronting Our Toxic Legacy

Robert Koehler

“Maybe if we declared “war” on poison water, we’d find a way to invest money in its “defeat.” David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz make this point: “The price tag for replacing the lead pipes that contaminated its drinking water, thanks to…””

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Pioneer Big Rapids News, Huffington Post, Common Wonders Blog, The Raven Foundation, Counterpunch, Joplin Independent, Truthout, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press, Las Vegas Informer, Battle Creek Enquirer, Free Press
Date: February 10,11,12,13,14,15,27,March 6,2016
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