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Lawrence Ferlinghetti turns 100 (tags)
See and hear Ferlinghetti take on conquerors, bullies, and xenophobes, underwear, and other subjects in the readings here from his throughout his career, including a full, 40-minute reading in 2005 at UC Berkeley, below, https://youtu.be/CrHv6IASWQ4
HOT SPOTS: RADIOACTIVE SAN FRANCISCO (tags)
This story is important in and of itself, but also because it once again unearths the region’s role in the birth of the atomic age, and also highlights the radioactive legacy that continues to haunt us.
Humanism and Violence (tags)
The ideology of the invisible hand of the market transforms all barbarism that is committed into human service.. The modern age is a doubled humanism..State terrorism presents itself as humanist realism, as the only true way of protecting life.
Why World War II ended with Mushroom Clouds (tags)
"Truman himself, however, hypocritically declared at the time that the purpose of the two nuclear bombardments had been “to bring the boys home,” that is, to quickly finish the war without any further major loss of life on the American side. This explanation was uncritically broadcast in the American media and it developed into a myth eagerly propagated by the majority of historians and media in the USA and throughout the “Western” world. That myth, which, incidentally, also serves to justify potential future nuclear strikes on targets such as Iran and North Korea, is still very much alive - just check your mainstream newspaper on August 6 and 9!" "These conditions mean that we are back to an August 1945 scenario. However, the consequences of a U.S./Israel atomic attack on Iran will constitute the greatest crime in human history. To destroy Iran’s nuclear facilities will require the use of multiple nuclear weapons of various types delivered in diverse ways. The U.S./Israel will be guilty in real time of the very actions they claim to be defending the world from. The flow of oil from multiple regions of the world be at risk to say the least. Millions could die. World opinion might be cemented against us for a hundred years."
Nuclear Threat From Mexico (tags)
Of growing concern to some U.S. officials is the way the terrorists south of the border are taking advantage of the lack of sophistication on the Mexicans part for their inability and unwillingness to protect their own borders from terrorist infiltration and are using the low Mexican immigration standards and the U.S. open border to slip into Mexico or the U.S. with a nuclear weapon or dirty bomb.
Humanism and Violence (tags)
"Not torturing is changed into an act of barbarism.. Torture, the atom bomb and the globalization strategy all save life. State terrorism presents itself as humanist realism, the only way of securing life. As a Chilean general said, national security is like love; there is never enough."
Osama Bin Laden Renamed Muqtada al-Sadr by America (tags)
Here is the inside story of what’s really going on with Iraq and Iran straight from the horse in the Godfather’s mouth.
"Missiles and Bombs Threaten the Future" (tags)
The spiral of vengeance is not a solution!.. Perhaps a change will come in the US; perhaps questions will be raised soon.. The attack itself was retaliation for the US policy of the "big stick," retribution for the "new world order" that creates so much poverty.
A little perspective, please (tags)
Forget the Middle East: North America Harbors the World's Most Dangerous Terrorists
The Only Hope For the World (tags)
I see only one way out; a metamorphic leap of faith, an about face in the way we think, a decision to let go of everything that we, as a nation, once held dear, an understanding that the world will surely end unless we recognize the fact that we have no choice but to embrace our enemy as our brother, the one, without whom, we will never find peace, a brother-in-arms, enchained from head to toe, with whom we will either drown, or, together, might be allowed to live for yet another day....
60th Anniversary of the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (tags)
JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM 369 East First Street
Each Step a Prayer For A Nuclear Free Future. (tags)
Fort Lee, NJ - On Saturday, April 30, 2005, an international group of people will arrive in Fort Lee NJ. They will be met by the Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, and Hiroshima bomb survivors.
"Stop The Bombs" Peace Walk Visits 3 Mile Island (tags)
Latest update on the Stop The Bombs International Peace Walk from Oak Ridge Tennessee to the United Nations in New York city.
Activists Join Academics in Opposing Enola Gay Exhibit (tags)
DC activists are teaming up with prominent academics to oppose the Smithsonian's plans to exhibit the B-29 Enola Gay without referencing the human suffering caused by the atomic bomb this plane dropped on Hiroshima.
The Great Lemming Race (tags)
"I thought those guys didn’t like the label ‘neocon.’ It means ‘new conservative,’ and they get upset when people use it to describe them. They’re really ‘former conservatives,’ aren’t they?" "All right, son, if you insist. If they are former conservatives, let’s not call them ‘neocons,’ but ‘ex-cons.’ Is that better?"
More from the Inside (tags)
CORPORATE MEDIA EXPLOITS LITTLE BOY AT BIO2001 - One little boy whose health was improved as a result of “biotechnology” was interviewed by a corporate radio station that had set up a studio (see photo below) at the conference. After the boy said a few words to the effect of how biotechnology had improved his health, the interview ended, and the producer yelled a loud “YES!”, clearly due to getting a soundbite he was hoping for, not out of excitement for the boy’s health.