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July 8, 2015
Ronnie Reagan, George Herbert Walker Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Jon Ellis (JEB) Bush and Bernie Sanders are ALL on the same page when it comes to Gaza, wars of choice, capitalism and the military-industrial complex.
If you want more war, then vote for the corporate core: Republicans support the Fortune 500 and brag about it… and the Democrats support the same cons and used to lie about it. But this week, Obama and the Democrats threw us under the bus. checkout the rest:
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Salt and Terror in Afghanistan
by Kathy Kelly
In late January in a room in Kabul, Afghanistan, I joined several dozen people, working seamstresses, some college students, socially engaged teenagers and a few visiting internationals like myself, to discuss world hunger. Our emphasis was not exclusively on their own country’s worsening hunger problems. The Afghan Peace Volunteers, in whose home we were meeting, draw strength from looking beyond their own very real struggles.
Hello! We're sorry this issue is a week late, but our server went down, we had to restore the entire site (nearly 7 Gigabites). We may not have everything back until the October Issue, but will post critical articles on the Front Page.
Welcome to the fall! No fear, no compromise and no surrender!
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.”
– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Mike KIng)
“A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life
depend on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself
in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.”
– Albert Einstein
“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” – Ovid
Union Brothers! Michael Sonnleitner, David Rives, & Michael Dembrow... with Union Sister Caralee
Taking Action Against War In Washington, DC This September
more information at http://www.theportlandalliance.org/occupationUNITED AGAINST TERRORISM MARCH ON WASHINGTON
Old-fashioned carnivals were dominated by an all-pervading hucksterism; midways featured barkers, shills, rigged games of chance and skill, and not infrequently defrauded customers — “short change” is a carny term. They also featured titillating freak shows, geek acts and museums of the outré and forbidden. Our midway, on the other hand, will satirize deception while inviting all participants to summon up their inner geek, that secret freak who hides behind the mask of what is called normality. We will turn grifting into gifting; otherness becomes creative self-expression. Man base design by Larry Harvey and Andrew Johnstone. Illustration by Andrew Johnstone with Hugh D’Andrade.more information: http://burningman.org/
Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
September Vigil for Keaton Otis
Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM
NE 6th and Halsey Portland, Oregon
at Keaton Otis Portal
"People have only as much liberty
as they have the intelligence to want
and the courage to take.”
|The right to rebellion is
the right to seek a higher rule...
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A new Black Panther documentary is about to hit theaters nationwide. And that's a good thing, because Americans generally doesn't wake up to anything unless they see it in a movie first.
In this light, check out this free documentary on the life and death of Fred Hampton, leader of the Illinois Black Panther Party who was murdered by Chicago police on Dec. 4, 1969 in collusion with the FBI's COINTEL program. Peoria Black Panther leader Mark Clark was also killed by police in that infamous raid.
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