Monthly Archives: May 2012

May 22, 2012

US military occupation forces in Afganistan under Commander-in-Chief Obama suffered 78 casualties in the week ending May 22, as the official casualty total for the Iraq and AfPak wars* rose to 113,564. The total includes 79,374 casualties since the US … Continue reading

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From the Bottom Up

You don’t end war by encouraging a parliament to pass a resolution, or by swapping politicians and governing forms, but by creating a culture that finds blowing innocent men, women and children to bits as abhorrent as pushing an old … Continue reading

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May 15, 2012

US military occupation forces in Afganistan under Commander-in-Chief Obama suffered 326 casualties in the week ending May 15, as the official casualty total for the Iraq and AfPak wars* rose sharply to 113,582. The total includes 79,471 casualties since the … Continue reading

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Covert War

“That’s a legal issue. In U.S. law, it’s a covert action when the president says it’s a covert action. I think if you’re on the receiving end of the covert action, it’s an act of war.” -Richard Clarke on US … Continue reading

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May 8, 2012

US military occupation forces in Afganistan under Commander-in-Chief Obama suffered 80 casualties in the week ending May 8, as the official casualty total for the Iraq and AfPak wars* rose to 113,280. The total includes 79,494 casualties since the US … Continue reading

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Dare to Challenge

“As Gandhi revealed, non-violent protest is effective above all because it reveals how power really operates: it lays bare the violence it is willing to unleash on even the most peaceful citizens when they dare to challenge its moral legitimacy.” … Continue reading

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May 1, 2012

US military occupation forces in Afganistan under Commander-in-Chief Obama suffered 81 casualties in the week ending May Day, as the official casualty total for the Iraq and AfPak wars* rose to 113,200. The total includes 79,494 casualties since the US … Continue reading

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Nonpublic Space

“I think that one of the problems we have in New York City is that we have a vast amount of public space in which the public is not allowed to do what it wants. We have to liberate public … Continue reading

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