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05.07.2019

Plea to All Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Peoples of The World

Plea to All Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Peoples of The World

By Jerome Irwin Typically, like most Canadians, I’m deeply concerned about a lot of pressing issues in Canada and the world at large: the course and direction of the upcoming federal election; what some meekly call climate change while others, because of the dire threat it poses to the very… »

05.07.2019

Special Face 2 Face Report Back

Special Face 2 Face Report Back

On this show we speak with Lauren Sumida, Linda Morris and Mike Ishii from Tsuru for Solidarity. Their group organized a historic Japanese American civil disobedience action on June 22 at Fort Sill in Oklahoma to protest the proposed incarnation of 1400 children there. »

05.07.2019

A Fourth of July about Love and Without Tanks

A Fourth of July about Love and Without Tanks

By Jaime Manrique Bill Sullivan and I met in Julius’, a bar in NYC’s Greenwich Village, on the Fourth of July, 1977. I was sitting at the bar, watering my scotch to make it last, and pretending to read George Santayana’s Last Puritan, which I thought sounded like a suitably… »

04.07.2019

Democracy Is a Sham

Democracy Is a Sham

By Jerome Irwin A question oft raised by journalists, writers and social scientists world-wide asks, “Is Democracy in the United States, as well as every other country in the world, dying a slow, barely visible death?” Military coups, openly fascist takeovers through the normal election process of former quasi-democratic political… »

04.07.2019

Calling on All US Presidential Candidates to Make Known Their Positions on Nuclear Weapons

Calling on All US Presidential Candidates to Make Known Their Positions on Nuclear Weapons

US Conference of Mayors Calls on All Presidential Candidates to Make Known Their Positions on Nuclear Weapons and to Pledge U.S. Global Leadership in Preventing Nuclear War, Returning to Diplomacy, and Negotiating the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Honolulu, HI – July 1st, 2019, at the close of its 87th Annual… »

03.07.2019

Noam Chomsky Reveals How the Old-School ‘Propaganda Model’ Still Works to Manufacture Consent in the Information Age

Noam Chomsky Reveals How the Old-School ‘Propaganda Model’ Still Works to Manufacture Consent in the Information Age

Alex Henderson – AlterNet 20 Jun 2019 – Noam Chomsky, now 90, has witnessed many technological changes over the years. The leftist academic started his career in the days of 78s and black-and-white films, and he is still keeping busy in an era of digital communications,… »

03.07.2019

Is Bottled Water Safe to Drink, Everyday?

Is Bottled Water Safe to Drink, Everyday?

The next time you put your lips to a plastic bottle of “crystal-clear mountain spring water” think about Trump’s herculean efforts to dismantle federal agencies that protect health. More to the point, Trump’s innate distrust of science is already starting to impact health risks, e.g., according to Consumer Reports (“CR”)… »

03.07.2019

Queer Liberation March in New York City

Queer Liberation March in New York City

On June 30, tens of thousands joined the Queer Liberation March in New York City, organized by a coalition of activist groups to “reclaim pride.” According to the group’s mission statement, “We march in our communities’ tradition of resistance against police, state, and societal oppression, a tradition that is epitomized… »

03.07.2019

I ‘Heard’ the Rainbow

I ‘Heard’ the Rainbow

By Jhon Sánchez We left Sheridan Square, walking by the iconic Stonewall Inn, and with the spirit that inspired the protests fifty years ago, we marched with Pride. Each step, chant and poster was a bill that claimed for such causes as the rights of the sexual minorities in Africa,… »

03.07.2019

Pride and Faith: Why This Priest Marches

Pride and Faith: Why This Priest Marches

By Father John Jeffrey I am a child of God, a follower of Christ Jesus, and a priest in the Episcopal Church. I am also a middle age, queer, white cis man who carries his own share of baggage from the sloppy theology and biblical illiteracy inflicted on so many… »

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