Category Archives: Angry Pacifist Speaks Her Mind

Cambodia’s “war debt” is bullshit

Ever wonder what’s been going on in Cambodia since Pol Pot became history? Well, a few things have: It’s become a high-water mark of sorts for human rights abuses, with one third of the country’s people killed in a genocide … Continue reading

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Who robbed Canada’s military?

This fever chart comes to us courtesy of the CBC, which reports that Canada’s military has been robbed over the last 12 years of a shocking amount of goods: More than $10 million worth of equipment — including combat gear, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Line up, there’s a head count

You’ll say yeah to anything if you believe all this… President Gas is President Gas again. And that ain’t all he is: Dressed in pounds and dollars and yen…President Kill wants killing again! You think I’m kidding? Oh hell no. … Continue reading

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The PeeOTUS.

So, last night, THIS happened. The whole world found out that Der Drumpf…is really, REALLY into pee-pee: Nice choice of highlighter colors there, eh? Yeah, I’ve got a million juvenile jokes on the brain today, just like everyone else who’s … Continue reading

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Why the US is at war in Syria

Ever wonder how that Syrian conflict REALLY began? Well, you might have to look back to 2000 for the real root cause: As usual, it’s all about oil prices…and pipelines. And if you want to know even more, they mention … Continue reading

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Why the Panama Papers matter: a victim’s-eye view

War crimes, child sex slavery, the destruction of public services around the world…these are just a few of the horrors enabled by tax evasion, fraud, and offshore shell corporations. Is paying less in taxes really worth this to YOU?

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The German refugee situation: Everything old is new again, including the prejudice

German refugees being driven out of Silesia, sometime in the 1940s. Scenes like this one have special significance for me, because my own mother and her family were among those refugees and probably looked much the same, pushing their few … Continue reading

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Dear racists: No, seriously, you can shut up NOW.

Pardon me while I let my girl Drew speak to exactly how I feel about what I’m about to share with you all: Ahem. Now then… A group of refugee women in Germany wrote the following open letter, which illustrates … Continue reading

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A happy holiday hootenanny

Sufi Muslim musicians play Christmas tunes. Just a reminder that Muslims too consider Jesus a prophet, and venerate him along with the rest. And that they, too, want peace on Earth. Happy Holidays to all!

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Quotable: Mandy Patinkin on peace and fear

This was recorded in May 2012. How on Earth did I only come to see it now?

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