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(August 2015) On August 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped the first nuclear bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan. At the end of World War II, atomic power represented hope. Now, 70 years later, people around the world see nuclear weapons (and nuclear power) as incompatible with long-term human survival. Stand with us for sustainable future, free of… Continue Reading

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(July 2015) Retired four-star U.S. Air Force general Lee Butler was commander of U.S. nuclear forces between 1991 and 1994 (Google: Lee Butler hair-trigger). Now age 75, Butler has long since denounced nuclear weapons as enormously dangerous, outrageously immoral, and without strategic value for any government. He believes total elimination of nuclear weapons is required,… Continue Reading

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(June 2015) Scientists estimate that 99.9% of all species that have ever existed are now extinct (Google: Wikipedia extinction). Meanwhile, we humans play around with doomsday weapons, as a child plays with matches. If humankind chooses to grow up, and get along with each other and the planet, we can thrive for billions of years. Continue Reading

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(May 2015) The Gulf of Tonkin attack, on which the Vietnam War was based, never happened. 55,000 Americans died in Vietnam, for a lie. Ancient history, right? That depends. What’s the truth behind the wars we are in now? And the wars we are preparing to fight? Continue Reading

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(April 2015) Six corporations control 90% of what Americans read, watch, and listen to: Comcast, News-corp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner, and CBS. Media companies don¹t want to offend government by challenging calls for new wars. Media¹s corporate sponsors want contented shoppers. But media self censorship leads to public ignorance on climate change, wars, wealth inequality,… Continue Reading

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(March 2015) Astronomers estimate there are 70,000 million million million stars in the Universe (Google: Maria Temming how many stars). In Biblical times, the Earth was believed to be small, flat, and the center of Creation. Today part of the support for Middle East wars is to satisfy Biblical prophecy. For humankind to have a… Continue Reading

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(February 2015) AVAAZ (meaning ‘voice’) is a global web movement bringing people-powered politics to decision-making everywhere. Makes petitioning easy. AVAAZ offers three principles: 1) Show KINDNESS and RESPECT, 2) Strive for WISDOM, and 3) Cultivate GRATITUDE. It is a pledge, to ‘Be the change you want to see in the world.’ Google: ‘Avaaz three principles’… Continue Reading

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(January 2015) The New Year is a time to consider whether continuing to support the war system is good for us, and good for America. The $2 trillion the world pays for war could be better spent! Visit WorldBeyondWar.org and watch a compelling 10.5 minute video. Then sign their petition if you think world peace… Continue Reading

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(December 2014) What is the connection among wars and proposed wars with ISIS, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Ukraine, Russia, Iran, and China? It is the sale of oil in dollars, which is critical to the American economy. Invest 22 minutes to Google and watch: ‘The Geopolitics of World War III.’ It explains clearly what¹s going… Continue Reading

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(November 2014) Renewable energy sources are eclipsing nuclear power (Google: Nuclear power after Fukushima). The point of nuclear power was to produce plutonium for nuclear weapons. To this end the U.S. gave the industry technology, promised nuclear waste storage at taxpayer expense, and limited liability in case of nuclear disaster. But the Fukushima disaster reminded… Continue Reading