THAAD increases likelihood of new Korean War

THAAD & The Global Arms Race

This article is based on part two of the ANSWER posted Webinar/Teach-in offered by the Task Force to Stop THAAD in February 2017. THAAD stands for Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, a type of powerful radar-driven defense system developed by the United States. StopTHAAD is a coalition of U.S. based organizations formed to promote genuine peace-building. The goal is […]

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GOP Healthcare Bill in Senate: Act Now

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Image of GOP sabotaging Obamacare from Healthinsurance.org Today Senator Chuck Schumer spoke to the media about the impending analysis of the GOP health care bill, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA, H.R. 1628). Senator Bernie Sanders stood alongside as Schumer described the bill “as taking a sledgehammer to the ACA.” Schumer does not exaggerate. Since 2013, repeal and replace bills have […]

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Cheri Honkala 197th Vote Supported by Greens

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Lee McQueen of McQueen Press endorses Cheri Honkala: “Cheri Honkala will bring a good representation of the Green Party.” Green Party maverick Cheri Honkala is running once again, this time in a short-term campaign for the 197th District of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, which includes North Philadelphia and her home neighborhood in Kensington. Voting is scheduled on March 21st for the District […]

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Election 2016: Battle Against Climate Change

Dante's Stages for Hope in Battle Against Climate Change

Election 2016 has turned into a dismal affair of mainstream cliche, repetition, hyperbole, and mud-slinging. Neither Trump nor Clinton offer much hope, and this is tragic when one considers the high stakes concerns (changing climate, climate refugees, dwindling resources, job opportunity, transportation costs, housing relocations, etc.). According to the National Geographic, our pace of industrial development, air pollution, and consumption […]

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Feminists: America Needs Bernie Sanders

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According to Linda Martin Alcoff writing on “What’s A Feminist to Do?” America needs Bernie Sanders for President of the United States. For one thing, without Senator Bernie Sanders the race may very well falter: many democratic voters will stay home. Liberals won’t, as Thom Hartmann suggests, “just pinch their noses and vote for Hillary.” Older voters may stay home […]

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Pope Francis’s Speeches Contain Blessings for the Poor

Pope Francis at U.S. Congress

Pope Francis’s speech to the Congress yesterday emphasized the need to work together, to take care of the poor, and the moral imperative of climate change. His text contains much in the way of moral allusions and transcendent perspective and spoken with a heavily accented English was difficult to understand at times. In fact, his speech is so unusual in […]

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