Lots of creative wit, political insights and only a little crude wording here: https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/01/01/1822648/-The-Best-Freeway-Signs-of-2018?detail=emaildkre
The Pentagon spends a lot of time, effort and money using computer-simulated “war games” (as well as actual physical exercises using airplanes, ships, submarines, etc.). The latest Pentagon scandal is that — after spending vastly more money on the military than any other nation on earth (and more than many potential adversaries combined), the Pentagon says the U.S. would NOT win wars against Russia or China. The Establishment’s solution is to spend EVEN MORE money on the military, even though this strategy has failed. The REAL SOLUTION is to STOP PROMOTING WAR ALTOGETHER. We must work for REAL GLOBAL PEACE. […]
You can watch the November 2018 episode of the TV program for my series “Glen’s Parallax Perspectives” through a link on this blog post — or on TCTV cable channel 22 in Thurston County. (See info below.) This is PART 1 of a 2-part topic, “Choose a Better Worldview to Build a Better World.” It focuses mostly on the problems. PART 2, the December 2018 program, will focus more on solutions. SEE THE LINK BELOW for a VERY THOROUGH, BLISTERING CRITIQUE of the worldview that has increasingly dominated U.S. politics. Parts 1 and 2 of this program explains that the […]
Since 1987 the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty has reduced tensions between the U.S. and Russia and allowed both nations to reduce the danger of nuclear war. Trump pulled out of the INF treaty, so a NEW NUCLEAR ARMS RACE IS LIKELY — and Trump has INCREASED THE LIKELIHOOD OF NUCLEAR WAR. Both the U.S. and Russia want to build new, destabilizing nuclear weapons that are likely to make it more likely for a nuclear war to begin, either intentionally or by mistake or miscalculation or accident. Here are several good sources of information. We must push Congress hard to […]
Mainstream media and the official Democratic Party want us to think that Russia is the main threat to American democracy. The actual threats are different and much more deep-seated. While Russia clearly did bad things to American democracy during the 2016 election — and before and since — focusing on Russia is a clever distraction promoted by people who want us to ignore the much more serious threats. Trump won in 2016 largely because so many Americans were disgusted with the status quo. Over the years, public opinion polls kept showing increasing numbers of people saying the U.S. is on […]
This article provides information and insights: https://www.ecowatch.com/trump-putin-oil-2587581476.html?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=5585e3c4b5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-5585e3c4b5-85369701
I have been reading a lot of articles trying to understand Trump’s bizarre behaviors. The article at the link below was written by Thom Hartmann, who is a very savvy analyst of public affairs. His insightful explanation of why Trump cozies up to Putin makes perfect sense. It is consistent with other articles I’ve seen. This article explains it very well. https://www.alternet.org/world/3-theories-explain-trumps-approach-putin-and-russia-occams-razor?src=newsletter1094505
Both of the big political parties — Republicans and Democrats – are stuck in their own agendas. Neither of the big party really supports peace. Each wants confrontation with Russia for different reasons. Ordinary people must resist the anti-Russia hype and a new Cold War.The American people must assert that we want peace, not a new Cold War. Norman Solomon’s article at this link shows smart insights: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/climb-down-from-the-summit-of-hostile-propaganda/
Lilly Adams from the new statewide coalition Washington Against Nuclear Weapons (www.wanwcoalition.org) provided this hot news: President Trump and President Putin will meet on July 16th to discuss a range of issues, including nuclear weapons policies and the New START Treaty. PSR has created a simple one-pager with background information and recommendations. Read it here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j2lWpLCTvJiz2NIyR2SwIAf15wP48ct-Y8Ms_3HFWxQ/edit For more in-depth information, see the Arms Control Association’s resources here: https://www.armscontrol.org/pressroom/2018-06/trump-putin-summit-what-you-need-know The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons just published some fascinating and encouraging survey results from European “umbrella states” that host US nuclear weapons. Their findings: Europeans reject US nuclear […]
This video lasts only a very few minutes. But the message is clear. We must prevent nuclear weapons from ever being used. Click this link, scroll down a few paragraphs, and watch the very short video: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/06/what-a-nuclear-attack-in-new-york-would-look-like.html
Please help publicize this powerful dramatic film at the Lacey Timberland Library (near College Street SE & 6th Ave SE) in Lacey WA at 4:15 p.m. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON JUNE 6. See this flyer: Crimson Tide Flyer It’s sponsored by the Olympia Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Thanks to Lon Freeman (firstname.lastname@example.org) for organizing it.
You don’t need to be a Hillary Clinton supporter (and I certainly am not) to recognize the strong evidence that elements from Russia flooded American social media with racially polarizing social media during the 2016 election campaign. Why did it occur? How about considering the following context? Traditionally socialism has envisioned a joining together of the entire working class, across nations and across races. When the USSR existed and the Communist Party USA was active, especially from the 1930s and subsequent decades, the CPUSA really worked vigorously for racial integration and equality as part of this larger struggle. Instead of […]
I compiled a list of information sources to go along with the March 2018 TV program, which you can watch through this blog’s “TV Programs” part or the “Nuclear Weapons” part. CLICK THE LINK BELOW: Nuclear Weapons Information Sources
In mid-November 2017 I compiled some recent important news and information about nuclear weapons. Read the article at this link: 2017 Autumn news
Watch a 1-hour interview about U.S. meddling in Ukraine and U.S. provocation against Russia — and the danger of a nuclear war resulting from this. This was Olympia FO’s July 2015 TV program. Click THIS to watch the interview. To rea a thorough summary of what we said, click THIS.