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What does it say…

… about a people who are more worried about being embarrassed around the world by a person like Trump than being complicit in the overthrow of democratically elected governments, the devastation of entire countries, the wholesale slaughter of millions of

Posted in 2016 election, Perpetual war, Uncategorized

Reflection on 9/11

Fifteen years ago I woke in Delta Junction, Alaska, to witness the horror unfolding on the television.   I didn’t buy the story then, and I don’t now.   Three months later for various reasons I ended up in Eugene,

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Bob reading at Spoken Word, Cuenca Ecuador

Posted in Democracy, Ecuador, nonviolent conflict, Perpetual war, Robert A. Kezer

The lesser evil?

  So my friends, when our country’s a smoldering nuclear wasteland and we’re all existing wherever it is we go after this brief time on planet, how’s it going to feel knowing that you, one of those privileged US citizens,

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The United States in one succinct sentence:

“We are waiting for our Tunisian fruit seller.”   Below are a few quotes from this long article “The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% – ex CIA spy” with Robert David Steele, former Marine,

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People do not Understand how Dangerous the Situation Really Is”

Don’t let the election games distract you too far…the more important issues are not being discussed. Good article on provoking Russia here.    

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Do you feel helpless in a world of perpetual war?

Don’t! Instead, resist. Come together and help us claim humanity’s right to power. Those pitting us against one another can only do so with our cooperation. Take it back! Learn the myths power uses to keep us divided, and how

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War Is A Racket

Major General Smedley Butler, USMC. A speech delivered in 1933, by Major General Smedley Butler, USMC. Always a good article to revisit.

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Nuremberg Forgotten

To maintian a state of perpetual war requires both promoting the myths that support it, and erasing or subverting the lessons we’ve already learned. The following article by Lawrence Davidson, retired professor of history, offers insight into how one of

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19 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Iran:

The article is here. And to think this country is on our country’s list to destroy. What often gets left out in the discussions about war is the price humanity pays by losing so much of our cultural and historical

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People Power, Civil Resistance, and Social Transformation: An Introduction to Nonviolent Conflict
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