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New Haven Chief, ACLU, Talk Police Militarization

Habibah Abdul-Hakeem saw it unfolding on television first-through a News 8 broadcast detailing an impending New London Police raid.

Moments later, it was at her home. 1,409 more words

7 quick points to contextualize the (retaliatory) attack in Jerusalem

Want to understand the attack on the synagogue in Jerusalem today?

First, understand that Jerusalem is occupied. The land is not “disputed” or “contested.” It is occupied. 442 more words



BY Jim Harding

Poppy sales skyrocketed across Canada this fall, suggesting growing awareness of the human costs of war. Perhaps there was more empathy for soldiers suffering from trauma, especially after a rash of news stories about soldiers committing suicide. 1,317 more words

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Ebola and the Militarization of Disaster Response

At this point, the Ebola frenzy in the U.S. seems be fading a bit, given the lack of a massive outbreak. And that is excellent news. 406 more words


"It's All for the U.S.A.!"

A copy of the card at left was sent to me when I was deployed in Afghanistan in 2011… I personally can’t remember the month. After reading it, I showed it to all my buddies and we laughed, cracked some jokes and then I went outside, smoked a cigarette and burned the card because I had no room for what I felt was an empty thank you. 397 more words

"Thank You For Your Service"