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Ray Reece :
Remembering Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda

Tom was not only a world-class leader in the movement but also a beloved brother in struggle. By Ray Reece | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2016 REMEMBERING TOM HAYDEN Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow and … finish reading Ray Reece :
Remembering Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda

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Harry Targ : Words Still Matter

Dwight D. Eisenhower. Photo by George Skadding / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images.Words still matter:Speeches that speak to our times By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / January 3, 2011 This conjunction of an immense military establishment … finish reading Harry Targ : Words Still Matter

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Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /10

Deputy Premier Hafizullah Amin (on right) is shown in this series of frames swearing his allegiance to Premier Noor Mohammad Taraki in 1979, shortly before arranging to have him assassinated. Image from BBC.Part 10: 1979-1981A People’s History of Afghanistan By … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan /10

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Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 9

This photo allegedly shows President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski with Tim Osman (later known as Osama bin Laden), during training with the Pakistan Army, 1981. Brzenzinski and President Carter worked covertly for regime change within Afghanistan. Photo … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s History of Afghanistan / 9

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Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

Former South Africa president Nelson Mandela is shown with The Elders Saturday, three years after launching the group in Johannesburg. Photo from AP.‘The Elders’:Peace leaders, Nobel laureatesDeplore Gaza flotilla attack See ‘German activists contest Israeli version,’ and ‘Media Criticism: Reporting … finish reading Mandela, Tutu, and ‘The Elders’ : Peace Leaders Condemn Israeli Attack

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U.S. in Afghanistan : 1979-2009

Afghanistan: Mujahedin in 1984. Photo from U.S. Foreign Policy in Perspective.The thirty years war:The United States in AfghanistanBy Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / December 27, 2009 When the Soviet Union sent 85,000 of its troops to Afghanistan in … finish reading U.S. in Afghanistan : 1979-2009

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Health Care Reform, Racism and Memories of Nuremberg

Jimmy Carter says racism is at core of Obama opposition. Photo by David Mercado /Reuters. One would hope, now that President Carter has cleared the air, that Obama will set aside his effort to please those who cannot be pleased, … finish reading Health Care Reform, Racism and Memories of Nuremberg

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Carter Says Goodbye to Southern Baptist Church

Jimmy Carter Leaves Church Over Treatment of WomenJuly 20, 2009 After more than 60 years together, Jimmy Carter has announced himself at odds with the Southern Baptist Church — and he’s decided it’s time they go their separate ways. Via … finish reading Carter Says Goodbye to Southern Baptist Church

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Jimmy Carter : Palestinians Treated Like Animals

Surrounded by journalists and Hamas officials, former President Jimmy Carter, center, stands in front of a building destroyed during Israel’s offensive in Gaza earlier this year, as he visits Jebaliya, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday. Photo by Khalil Hamra / AP. … finish reading Jimmy Carter : Palestinians Treated Like Animals

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Obama Speech : You Read it Here First

Leaked: ‘The energy crisis is real. It is worldwide. It is a clear and present danger to our nation. These are facts and we simply must face them.’By Steve Russell / The Rag Blog / December 24, 2008 So it … finish reading Obama Speech : You Read it Here First

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Jimmy Carter : McCain ‘Milking’ POW Time

Photo by Kate Patterson, USA Today.McCain is ‘milking every possible drop of advantage’ from vietnam experienceBy Alan Gomez / August 29, 2008 DENVER — Former president Jimmy Carter called Republican presidential candidate John McCain a “distinguished naval officer,” but he … finish reading Jimmy Carter : McCain ‘Milking’ POW Time

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