Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tag: peace

The decline and fall of the American Empire

Will our leaders squander America's only hope for a successful transformation from a decadent and declining empire to a dynamic and prosperous post-imperial future?

Time to grow up: Ending divisions creating peace

It's time for humanity to come of age, to reject all that divides us, to unite and create a space in which peace and harmony can ring out across the world.

FDR’s last speech

FDR’s extraordinarily articulate plea for peace stands out as a beacon for all time.

War zone America?

Military families — most so much more than mine — have already suffered for far too long without watching our own country become a new war zone.

Banned from protesting in the nation’s capital for five years back...

Back in October 1967, I was one of hundreds arrested and beaten on the Mall of the Pentagon during a night-long sit down in front of armed U.S. troops.

‘Right now is the moment to decide if you are pro-peace...

"Congress now has a moral and legal obligation to reassert its power to stop this war and protect innocent people from horrific consequences."

Dropping bombs for peace

It became necessary to destroy world peace in order to save it.

Social movements under intense attack despite Colombia ‘peace plan’

What connection does the U.S. government or U.S. companies have to the conflict?

American war is off the charts

So, for the last few of us still here thinking about American wars, I would say that when it comes to off the charts, it’s possible that you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.

War, peace and presidential candidates

So what hope is there that one of the parade of Democrats seeking the presidency in 2020 could be a real “peace candidate?"

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Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Texas Jabberwockery – Cruz Roasted After Fleeing Blizzard

Even worse than backing Trumpster – Glaring “dereliction of duty...”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Progressives reject Manchin plan to cut $15 minimum wage proposal to...

The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.