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We All Are Islamic State

Mar 28, 2016
The killings in Brussels or Paris and the killings in U.S. military strikes in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria or Libya perpetuate the same dark lusts. The savage tit-for-tat game will not end until we rouse ourselves from our hypnotized state.
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VIDEO: Seeing Nagasaki After the Atomic Bombing Made Lawrence Ferlinghetti an ‘Instant Pacifist’

Aug 7, 2015
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the American poet and founder of City Lights bookstore -- who was in the US Navy during World War II -- said in the 2013 biographical documentary “Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder” that visiting the bombed-out Japanese city of Nagasaki turned him into a lifelong pacifistLawrence Ferlinghetti, the American poet and founder of City Lights bookstore—who was in the U Navy during World War II—said in the 2013 biographical documentary “Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder” that visiting the bombed-out Japanese city of Nagasaki turned him into a lifelong pacifist.

Our ‘Merciful’ Ending to the ‘Good War’

Aug 5, 2015
Perhaps it’s time, so many decades into the age of apocalyptic peril, to review the American apologia for nuclear weapons -- the argument in their defense -- that ensured we would never have to say we're sorry.