MH17, Iraq, Gaza and the Deadly Verbal Dance Around Killing People

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Global leaders speak the same language when distancing themselves from the killing of civilians in military operations.

What If They Gave a War and Nobody Came?

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Warren Blumenfeld asserts that it’s the leaders of Israel and Palestine who perpetuate the conflict, while the majority of the general populace desires true and lasting peace.

First Rule of War: Don’t Target Civilians, Especially Women & Children

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War is insanity and brings about pain, death and misery. Peace equals life, prosperity and happiness. What do you chose?

Making Peace with the Coming Collapse

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It’s the world’s largest social movement. Jed Diamond explains what it is, why it’s desperately important, and why it’s remained largely invisible.

Shell Shock

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Scott Hightower depicts a vulnerable veteran from a child’s perspective, to powerful effect.

‘Valiant Hearts:The Great War’ Game Review

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‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ is proof video games can surpass feature films in narrative depth. Alex Yarde has details.

I’m Never Wrong. Nope. Never.

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The Rev. Neil O’Farrell wonders why public officials find it impossible to say “I’m sorry” or “I was wrong.”

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.

5 Things to do With a Couple Trillion Dollars

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You just might have the chance to be a multi-multi-trillionaire!

Song Lo

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Tragic or comic? Prose poem or flash fiction? Regardless, Cori Jones’s piece on women in a racist, sexist society will entice and provoke.

How to Build an Empire

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A powerful poem from Jessica Server on the wages of imperialism, many of which we’re still encountering in the “post-colonial” world.

Pick Up Your Free Copy of ‘Brothers Forever’

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If you aren’t moved by the story of fallen friends and comrades Travis Manion and Brendan Looney you’re a much harder nut to crack than I am.

Missing the Closeness of Brotherhood: An Interview With Sebastian Junger

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“We have the most effective military in world history and we can’t schedule a simple surgery for one of our vets. It’s just insane.”

The Final Captured American Soldier Has Been Released

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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the final remaining captured American soldier, has been released (after five years in captivity) in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees.

This Is What War Feels Like

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KORENGAL, a new film directed by Sebastian Junger, opens in New York City.