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Walk Softly. This Is Earth. We Have Much Still to Learn.
“When you go to dig your fields, or make a pot from clay, you are disturbing the balance of things. When you walk, you are moving the air, breathing it in and out. Therefore you must make payments.” Oh, unraveling planet, exploited, polluted, overrun with berserk human technology. How does one face...
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Connecting the Dots for a Better World
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom this past summer produced some brilliant commentary about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. One of the sharpest of these was a short essay that Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of...
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'Most Too Gruesome': Photos Depict US Marines Burning Iraqis
Images obtained by TMZ spark investigation
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Return of Al-Qaida
How did al-Qaida, a tiny anti-Communist group in Afghanistan that had no more than 200 active members in 2001 become a supposed worldwide threat? How can al-Qaida be all over the Mideast, North Africa, and now much of black Africa? This after the US spent over $1 trillion trying to stamp out al-...
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Cosmetic Surgery in Iraq Destroyed by US
“In Iraq, al-Qaeda launched an offensive to take control of two cities, Fallujah and Ramadi, that U.S. troops sacrificed heavily to clear of terrorists between 2004 and 2008.” And so the new year begins, with a heavy dose of same old, same old. This is the Washington Post editorial page, which...
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Urban Shield: 'The Epitome of State Repression' Coming to Town Near You
Meeting of SWAT teams and military contractors from around the world faces local opposition in Oakland, CA
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'Another Iraq is Possible': First Social Forum Opens in War-Torn Baghdad
Participants brave bomb blasts to celebrate opening ceremony calling for 'Peace, Human Rights, and Social Justice'
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Poison Gas and Our Poisoned Values
Poison gas is not only a “moral obscenity” — one the United States stockpiled for decades after its use was banned in warfare — but a metaphor for human recklessness and wasted science. Like it or not, we’re forced to think about it these days, since it’s still an enticing pretext for war. And the...
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I Hope Syria Will Not Suffer Western Intervention – I Have Lived It
In Belgrade in 1999, as the air-raids became regular and widespread, we lived on instinct, and in constant fear
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Five Ways a Wider Syrian War Could Go Nuclear
In the wake of an apparent break in the march to a wider war, the reality of a nuclear dimension in Syria remains largely unspoken. There are at least five key reasons why American military intervention in Syria’s civil war could go nuclear: (1) There’s a reactor near Damascus . It is relatively...
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