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Nation That Says It Can’t Afford Medicare for All Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on War Since 9/11

Posted by on September 11, 2019 in Government, Military, Policies with 2 Comments
Nation That Says It Can’t Afford Medicare for All Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on War Since 9/11

The Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Center says the $5.6 trillion figure—which covers the conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Pakistan from 2001 through 2018—is the equivalent of more than $23,386 per taxpayer. The “new report,” said Paul Kawika Martin, Peace Action’s senior director for policy and political affairs, “once again shows that the true #costofwar represents a colossal burden to taxpayers on top of the tremendous human loss.” #waronterror

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7 Questions About the Syria Airstrikes That Aren’t Being Asked by Corporate Media

Posted by on April 17, 2018 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
7 Questions About the Syria Airstrikes That Aren’t Being Asked by Corporate Media

The media’s job, we are told, is to ask skeptical questions about the people in power. That didn’t happen in the runup to the invasion of Iraq, and it’s not happening now. Here are the questions that should be asked – not just on the eve of a bombing attack, but every day we continue our disastrous and drifting military intervention in the Middle East.

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Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against US ‘Oligarchy’ and Trump’s Diplomatic Failures

Posted by on September 14, 2017 in Corruption, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Jimmy Carter Speaks Out Against US ‘Oligarchy’ and Trump’s Diplomatic Failures

Former President Carter also offered a rebuttal to the approach to North Korea taken by not only President Donald Trump but by former President Barack Obama. Carter said that “the first thing I would do is treat the North Koreans with respect. I would be talking to them. We have refused to talk to them since George W. Bush was in office.

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US-Led Bombings in Syria Kill 77 Civilians, Including Many Children

Posted by on July 20, 2016 in Government, Military with 92 Comments
US-Led Bombings in Syria Kill 77 Civilians, Including Many Children

We can’t turn a blind eye to US bombings that are killing civilians, many of them kids. Read about the latest “mistake” bombings in Syria.

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Face It Folks: We ARE the Empire

Posted by on July 13, 2016 in Corruption, Government, Military with 5 Comments
Face It Folks: We ARE the Empire

Like it or not, as the world’s sole superpower, the U.S. provides a remarkably good model for the imperial and imperious aliens of our screen life.

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How Many Global Crises Can a Fifteen-Year-Old Afghan Take On?

Posted by on March 2, 2016 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 3 Comments
How Many Global Crises Can a Fifteen-Year-Old Afghan Take On?

This Afghan teen is one person among 73% of the Afghan population who do not have access to clean, potable water.

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Which of These Roles Were You Born to Play in Social Change?

Posted by on February 8, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 4 Comments
Which of These Roles Were You Born to Play in Social Change?

The author weighs in on roles people are born to play in social change.

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Christmas Plea to World From Father of Drowned Syrian Child: Open Your Doors

Posted by on December 25, 2015 in World with 33 Comments
Christmas Plea to World From Father of Drowned Syrian Child: Open Your Doors

Abdullah Kurdi, who, in addition to losing three-year-old Alan, also lost his wife, Rehanna and five-year-old son Ghalib when the boat bound for Greece they were on capsized, will deliver the remarks in this year’s alternative Christmas message on the UK’s Channel 4.

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