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America’s Mixed Messages This Time at Sea

Karen J. Greenberg TomDispatch
In the twenty-first-century version of war American-style, other ships have become the very image and essence of hardship and harm in ways that violate the most basic tenets of democracy and justice.

Press Communiqué of the First International Conference Against US/NATO Foreign Military Bases

First Intl Conference Against US/NATO Foreign Military Bases First Intl Conference Against US/NATO Foreign Military Bases
This conference was the first organized effort by the newly formed Global campaign against US/NATO Military Bases, created by over 35 peace, justice and environmental organizations and endorsed by over 700 other organizations and activists...

Trump Calls on Military to Deploy to the Southern Border

Courage to Resist Courage to Resist
woman soldier with quote DoD formally approves military-hosted immigrant concentration camps as non-military sites fill up. We need military service members to speak up and share with us what’s happening as plans develop.
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