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Hey Congress, Move the Money

“The past month’s activism has changed a great deal. One thing it’s helped with is brushing aside the tired old argument over whether government should be big or small. In its place we have the much more useful argument over whether government should prioritize force and punishment, or focus on services and assistance…”

David Swanson
Published in: Pressenza, Counterpunch, News Break, David Swanson Blog, Environmentalist Against War, Citizen Truth, The Peace Worker, Free Press, EuroAsia Review, Salem News, Roots Action, Z Net, South Seattle Climate Action Network, Turkmenistan News, Progressive Party USA, Scoop Independent News, Media Monitors Network, Afghanistan News, Sierra County Prospect
Date: June 28,29,30,July 1,2,4,5,2020
679 Words

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Artificial morality

“Artificial Intelligence is one thing. Artificial morality is another. It may sound something like this:…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, CityWatch Los Angeles, Bainbridge Island Review, The Smirking Chimp, Counterpunch, FreePress, Bill Ayers, The Raven Review, Press Reader, World Beyond War, Grassroots Press, Aletho News, Desoto Mississippi Times, Roots Action, North Ogden Utah Sentinel News, Uncommon Thought, Gilmer West Virginia Free Press, The Sunbury Ohio News
Date: 2019, March 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 23, 25
855 Words

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Can We Divest from Weapons Dealers?

“Impoverished people living in numerous countries today would stand a far better chance of survival, and risk far less trauma…”

Kathy Kelly
Published in: Common Dreams, Voices for Creative Nonviolence, War is a Crime, Sentinel News, Code Pink, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Truthout, Z Net, Divest from the War Machine
Date: March 8,9,11,12,19,2019
1060 Words

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The “Merchants of Death” Survive and Prosper

“During the mid-1930s, a best-selling exposé of the international arms trade, combined with a U.S. Congressional investigation of munitions-makers…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, The Smirking Chimp, War is a Crime, Huffington Post, Common Dreams, History News Network, Straight Line Logic Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Date: December 31,2017,January 1,2,6,13,2018
1075 Words

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How Our Naive Understanding of Violence Helps ISIS

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Paul K. Chappell
“At West Point I learned that technology forces warfare to evolve. The reason soldiers today no longer ride horses into battle, use bows and arrows, and wield spears, is because of the gun. The reason people no longer fight in trenches, as they did during World War I, is because the tank and airplane were greatly improved and mass-produced. But there is a technological innovation that has changed warfare more than the gun, tank, or airplane. That technological innovation is mass media.”

Author: Paul K. Chappell
Published in: The Easley Progress http://theeasleyprogress.com/opinion/2559/how-our-naive-understanding-of-violence-helps-isis
Counterpunch http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/10/how-our-naive-understanding-of-violence-helps-isis/
Pickens Sentinel http://pickenssentinel.com/opinion/1871/how-our-naive-understanding-of-violence-helps-isis
Hutchinson Leader http://www.crowrivermedia.com/hutchinsonleader/news/opinion/commentary-how-our-naive-understanding-of-violence-helps-isis/article_695f193b-6c3b-5970-8494-2e4d78318cd8.html
The PeaceWorker http://peaceworker.org/2015/12/how-our-naive-understanding-of-violence-helps-isis/
War is a Crime http://warisacrime.drivinggames.xyz/content/how-our-naive-understanding-violence-helps-isis
La Progressive https://www.laprogressive.com/our-violence-helps-isis/
Gilmer Free Press http://www.gilmerfreepress.net/index.php/fpopin/how_our_naive_understanding_of_violence_helps_isis/
Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/2015/12/14/naivety-helps-isis-121516/
Date: December 10,13,14,16,17,2015

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