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Americans Pay Price for Criminal Wars From Mass Shootings at Home by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation
June 11, 2019

America’s horrendous gun violence can be attributed to many factors, but there is one factor that is hardly talked about or explored in public discourse – the apparent link between mass shootings and the rampant culture of US militarism. 1,217 more words

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U.S. Army: 0 — Internet: 1 by David Swanson

by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy
May 26, 2019

The U.S. Army tweeted a harmless rah-rah tweet and got hit with a burst of reality never encountered on corporate-controlled media. 2,048 more words

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Anything War Can Do, Peace Can Do Better by David Swanson

Note: David’s piece contains many pictures, so you may wish to read it in full on his website.

by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad… 1,264 more words

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Truth in Recruiting

Sent to Dandelion Salad by Antiwar Comedy Shorts

Antiwar Comedy Shorts on Dec 8, 2017

A poster at an Army recruiting office reveals: “You might die, or get your arms or legs blown off.” From a series of 8 antiwar comedy shorts shot in 2016 and 2017.

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They Went to Jail for Justice by David Swanson

by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy, July 9, 2018
December 12, 2018

C.J. Hinke has produced probably the best collection I’ve read of writings by and about conscientious objectors and war refusers behind bars. 940 more words

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