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Nuclear Abolition: The Road from Armageddon to Transformation
The nuclear abolition movement must link up with the many other social forces fighting for a better world.
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It was for Guantánamo that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld approved multiple torture methods, including among others excruciating stress positions, prolonged isolation, sensory deprivation, and enforced nudity. (Photo: Justin Norman/flickr/cc) Views
Holding the Line on Torture
One organization at a time
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Ray McGovern with Ahed Tammy and unknown villager after teens in Nabil Salah fought off Israeli soldiers. Views
Ahed Tamimi and Her Mother are Free - Sort Of
Ahed Tamimi and her mother were freed from prison on Sunday and Ray McGovern looks back on when he met the Tammy family last year in their West Bank village and reflects on the spirit that drives them.
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"The Vietnamese can’t find the bombed and scattered body parts of literally hundreds of thousands of their own, let alone ours." (Photo: Vietnamfulldisclosure.org) Views
PBS Series,“The Vietnam War,” Receives Emmy Nomination. Should It?
If Americans are convinced that their stiff-upper-lip brand of silence in the face of collective murder is the true face of patriotism, then we are condemned as a nation to follow the path of empires that preceded us
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Ken Burns and Lynne Novick’s “Vietnam War” series does not deserve a “Best Documentary” award. (Photo: Getty) Views
Veterans’ Group Says “No” to Emmy for PBS Vietnam War Series
“In this war-torn world, what is desperately needed – but what Burns and Novick fail to convey – is an honest rendering of that war to help the American people avoid yet more catastrophic wars.”
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The Best Way to Honor Our Vets and Protect Americans? End the Wars
Soldiers, civilians, and the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income pay the price for our never-ending wars
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Pentagon News
131 House Dems Help GOP Pass Massive Pentagon Budget That Includes Billions for Expanded Nuclear Arsenal
"Instead of a blueprint for peace and security, this NDAA continues the practice of endless war with no input or oversight from our congressional leaders," lamented Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.)
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Warning Against Attack on Syria, Carter Hopes Trump Realizes Nuclear War 'Catastrophe for All Human Beings'
Former president notes that even bombing campaign that doesn't escalate into nuclear exchange poses serious dangers
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The Vital Congressional Hearing on the Endless War That Probably Nobody Watched
The "2001 AUMF," said Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), "has become a blank check for any president to wage war anytime, anywhere, anyplace without the consent or oversight of Congress."
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35 Peace Groups Demand Congress Protect Public From Nuclear 'Bomb Threat' Trump
President's "bellicose rhetoric and reckless actions pose a clear and present danger to national security," groups tell lawmakers.
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