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Tom Hayden Comic : Partial Peace, Looming War

Partial Peace, Looming WarText by Tom Hayden.Illustrated by Sam Marlow and Ellis Rosen. Edited by Paul Buhle.Published by The Rag Blog. CLICK TO ENLARGE See additional frames, Below. CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE [Tom Hayden, a … finish reading Tom Hayden Comic : Partial Peace, Looming War

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Rudd: Put the War Budget Into Peace, Diplomacy, Law, and Sustainable Energy Development

Mark Rudd.Pacifism and The Military-Industrial-University Complex: Interviewing Mark RuddBy Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / April 7, 2009 Mark Rudd was the chairman of the Columbia University chapter of Students for a Democratic Society [SDS] at the time of … finish reading Rudd: Put the War Budget Into Peace, Diplomacy, Law, and Sustainable Energy Development

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Tom Hayden Comic : The Tragedy of Iraq

Iraqis Bear Tragedy of American EmpireText by Tom Hayden.Illustrated by Sam Marlow and Ellis Rosen. Edited by Paul Buhle.Published by The Rag Blog.CLICK TO ENLARGE See additional frames, Below. Comic art is growing upBy Paul Buhle / The Rag Blog … finish reading Tom Hayden Comic : The Tragedy of Iraq

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Kisseloff: A Review of Warren Beatty’s ‘Reds’

Illustration by Hugo Gellert. Source: Wikipedia.Remembering a Red From RedsBy Jeff Kisseloff / March 5, 2009 The other day I sat in front of my TV watching Warren Beatty’s Reds with tears in my eyes–not because I was so moved … finish reading Kisseloff: A Review of Warren Beatty’s ‘Reds’

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Some Fundamental Changes in Decision-Making in Germany and the USA

THIS IS SATIRE on the front page of “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.” Photo by David MacBryde.Some fundamental changes in decision-making in Germany and the USA — pointed at by the Rag Blog Berlin correspondentBy David MacBryde / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Some Fundamental Changes in Decision-Making in Germany and the USA

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Is Armageddon Closer Than Most Americans Think?

Frankly, I am not so concerned about doomsday and don’t believe it will come to that. But the thoughts that Hirschhorn expresses here are worthy of consideration, and the steep increase in firearms sales is rather disturbing. Richard Jehn / … finish reading Is Armageddon Closer Than Most Americans Think?

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Ten Reasons for Optimism About 2009

10 Reasons to be Hopeful about 2009, and 3 Reasons to be TerrifiedBy Sarah van Gelder / December 31, 2008 We’re entering a new year at a time unlike any other in recent memory. Here are 10 reasons I’m filled … finish reading Ten Reasons for Optimism About 2009

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Juan Cole Identifies the Top Ten Good Stories from the Middle East for 2008

Iraqi ParliamentTop Ten Good News Stories in the Muslim World, 2008 (That Nobody Noticed)By Juan Cole / January 1, 2009 We all too often focus only on negative developments, and while it is understandable for people to keep their eyes … finish reading Juan Cole Identifies the Top Ten Good Stories from the Middle East for 2008

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A History Lesson from Cuba: The PIC

Members of the Party: the Independents of Color. Photo: © Gloria Rolando, 2001.Cuba marks centennial of Independent Party of ColorBy Mike Taber / December 29, 2008 Two presentations on little-known history of party that championed black rights in Cuba in … finish reading A History Lesson from Cuba: The PIC

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Robert King: An Inspiring Story of Human Survival

Robert H. King, who spent 29 years in solitary confinement at Louisiana’s notorious Angola State Prison, talks with supporters Sunday night, December 14, 2008, at a book signing party for his moving autobiography, “From the Bottom of the Heap” (PMPress, … finish reading Robert King: An Inspiring Story of Human Survival

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Sorry Hillary : Obama Boys Behaving Badly

Jon Favreau, left, and unidentified friend with Sen. Hillary Clinton cutout. From the “44” Blog / Washington Post. ‘Asked about the photos, Favreau, who was recently appointed director of speechwriting for the White House, declined comment. A transition official said … finish reading Sorry Hillary : Obama Boys Behaving Badly

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An Article V Convention Is Long Past Due

Ideal:Reality:When the Federal Government Fails the People: Our Constitution Has a SolutionBy Joel Hirschhorn / October 14, 2008 The hardest thing for Americans to do right now in this presidential election season is to fight distraction and, instead, focus on … finish reading An Article V Convention Is Long Past Due

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