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Injustice in the Rearview

July 23, 2018 // 0 Comments

I’ve had trouble writing of late. It’s not about an absence of content (there’s been plenty, more than I could ever react to or encapsulate in words). It’s not about an absence of context, as all of this seems to fit rather nicely into the …

Saturday’s suspected nerve gas attack on the Syrian rebel stronghold of Douma, leaving more than 40 dead and over a thousand injured, has drawn a stark and largely partisan divide between the doves and hawks in the American foreign policy establishment, and the situation has …

An Open Letter to Presidents Trump and Moon

April 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

An open letter to the leaders of USA, South Korea and North Korea, signed by Massachusetts Peace Action along with more than 100 US civil society groups, was released at the UN March 28 by Jackie Cabasso, Executive Director of Western States Legal Foundation.  The letter expressed …

The Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA), more commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal, was adopted on the 14th of July 2015 by Iran, the US, France, China, Russia, the UK, the European Union and Germany. It is a landmark deal that curbed Iran’s …

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scentists‘ Doomsday Clock has been moved to 2 minutes to midnight.  This is a shift forward – it is back to 2 minutes to Doomsday – as close as the clock has ever been!!   In recognition of this fearsome and solemn moment …

Why is our government killing thousands of people around the globe they can’t even identify? See National Bird, a film about the secret US drone assassination program. Directed by Sonia Kennebeck, this powerful documentary follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the …

As Congress enters its summer session,  a bill implementing harsher sanctions on Iran and Russia could be on the table. Senate passed these new sanctions by an overwhelming majority in mid-June, but the House has yet to give its approval. The bill, known as the Countering …

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