Worker in an Amazon fulfilment centre (AP Photo/David McNew)
Peace Economy

Who should pay for inflation?

by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester Reporter The hard-working people of Massachusetts don’t have to be reminded about the pain of inflation. A trip to the supermarket demonstrates the sharply rising price of food, which is forcing most of us to tighten belts […]

Russian journalist Marina Ovsyannikova protested the Ukraine war on state-run TV.
No New Cold War

War is a Crime

by Jeff Klein First published in the Dorchester People for Peace Update, March 18, 2022  Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. Ernest Hemingway 1946 War is a crime. Every war. In Ukraine, day by day thousands of innocent people […]

This image taken from video issued by Mariupol city council shows a maternity hospital in the besieged port city after what Ukrainian officials said was a Russian attack on Wednesday. (The Associated Press)
No New Cold War

WARNING: Our Brains Are a Battlefield

by Jeff Klein Originally published in the Dorchester People for Peace newsletter, March 11, 2022 In January 2021, NATO published the final draft of a lengthy study it called Cognitive Warfare. Its intent is to explore the potential for manipulating minds—those of others, our own—beyond anything […]