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The Late Jerry Falwell
The Man Who Called The Teletubbies Gay Also Opposed Civil Rights, Blamed 9/11 On Lesbians, and Built A More Conservative America.
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It's Mother's Day Again and We're Still at War
After the carnage of the Second World War the members of the now defunct Victory Chapter of the American Gold Star Mothers in St. Petersburg, Florida, knew better than most what it was to lose their sons, daughters, husbands and other near relatives in war. "We'd rather not talk about it," Ceil...
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How Creative Mass Non-Violence Beat a Nuke and Launched The Global Green Power Movement
Thirty years ago this month, in the small seacoast town of Seabrook, New Hampshire, a force of mass non-violent green advocacy collided with the nuke establishment. A definitive victory over corporate power was won. And the global grassroots "No Nukes" movement emerged as one of the most important...
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Two Ideologies And A Funeral
Social scientists aren't generally blessed with the ability that those in the physical sciences have to manufacture artificial conditions allowing hypothesis testing. In a worst case scenario, a physicist could be required to scrounge up tens of millions of dollars to build a particle accelerator,...
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The Struggle Over Iraqi Oil:
Eyes Eternally on the Prize
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Around Globe, Walls Spring Up to Divide Neighbors
TIJUANA, Mexico - What do Tijuana, Baghdad and Jerusalem have in common? They all have walls that divide neighbors, cause controversy and form part of an array of physical barriers around the world that dwarf the late, unlamented Iron Curtain. There are walls, fences, trenches and berms. Some are...
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What War?
At home, the economy soars and Americans Let The Good Times Roll. Meanwhile, Iraq Burns.
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Why There Was No Exit Plan
There are people in Washington ... who never intend to withdraw military forces from Iraq and they're looking for 10, 20, 50 years in the future ... the reason that we went into Iraq was to establish a permanent military base in the Gulf region, and I have never heard any of our leaders say that...
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The Vast Power of the Saudi Lobby
GIVEN MY DISSIDENT politics, I should be up in arms about the Israel lobby. Not only have I supported the civil rights of the Palestinians over the years, but two of my principal intellectual mentors were George W. Ball and Edward Said, both severe critics of Israel and its extra-special...
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Why Must Nuke-Power Lemmings Again Flock to the Radioactive Sea?
It's baaaaaack. The fifty-year multi-trillion dollar failure of atomic energy has resumed its lemming-like march to madness. Why? Isn't the definition of insanity the belief that if you do the same thing again and again you'll somehow get a different result? The first commercial reactor opened in...
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