How the US Turned Three Pacifists into Violent Terrorists

Three photos set side by side of (left to right) Greg Boertje-Obed, Sister Megan Rice, and Michael Walli.

COMMON DREAMS In just ten months, the United States managed to transform an 82 year-old Catholic nun and two pacifists from non-violent anti-nuclear peace protestors accused of misdemeanor trespassing into federal felons convicted of violent crimes of terrorism.  Now in jail awaiting sentencing for their acts at an Oak Ridge, TN nuclear weapons production facility, …

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Of Bombs and Comics

Binyamin Netanyahu' cartoon bomb he used at the UN.

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? MY FIRST reaction to Binyamin Netanyahu’s exhibition of comics at the UN General Assembly was shame. Shame that the supreme elected representative of my country would stoop to such a primitive rhetorical device, bordering on the childish. (One Israeli commentator suggested putting him on a rug with a lot of paper and …

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