Have We Learned the Lessons of Vietnam?

by Susan Lamont (from Apr/May2014 Peace Press)

In 2012, the United States government began a thirteen-year-long 50th anniversary remembrance of the Vietnam War.

“It was January [1962], in Saigon. Our Army pilots strapped on their helmets and boarded their helicopters. They lifted off.....It was a single raid against an enemy stronghold just a few miles into the jungle -- but it was one of America’s first major operations in that faraway land.” Nowhere in the ensuing narrative from the White House is there an explanation for that “first major operation.”

Open Source Revolution Will Conquer the 1%

An optimistic look at the future from a former Marine and CIA intelligence officer:

Violating the War Powers Resolution - once again

Acting with the impunity with which all presidents arm themselves, President Obama is set to violate the War Powers Resolution.

After the Harvest - learning to leave the planet gracefully

by Robert Jensen

The Root Causes of Migration: End U.S. Funding of the Drug War and the Corrupt Honduran Regime

Call Congress and the White House Today! No Military Intervention in Iraq or Syria! No To the $571 Billion Defense Appropriations Bill!

1) Tell Your Member of Congress:

Oppose US Military Intervention in Iraq or Syria

Oppose the $571 Billion Defense Appropriations Bill

Celebration of Andy Lopez' 14th Birthday

Andy's 14th birthday was on June 2nd and the march and celebration were June 7th.

Young people were abundant at the birthday celebration. Some who appeared to be not much more than elementary school aged could be seen helping organize the proceedings, with many guardians simply watching and playing more of a background role at the demonstration. 

Petition - Do Not Bomb, Arm or Send Troops to Iraq!

Will This World Ever Learn

Dysfunction Continues with Mystery Censure

There must be a lot of cognitive dissonance at the Press Democrat. Sometimes they come out with great editorials - such as this one - and yet, when it comes time to support candidates for office, they almost always support the very people who run counter to the ideals expressed in their editorials. The Council and the PD Editorial office - a couple of three-ring circuses. See the Press Democrat's editorial at the link below....