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Increasing Pentagon Spending When People Are Going Hungry Is Madness, by John Nichols — Rise Up Times

“Upending the process by which ever increasing cash flows are directed into the military-industrial complex may not be popular with McConnell and the defense contractors he represents. But it most definitely is popular in a country where the overwhelming majority of Democratic voters and more than half of Republicans voters are ready to take money out of the Pentagon budget and move it into the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and the economic pain that extends from it.

Increasing Pentagon Spending When People Are Going Hungry Is Madness, by John Nichols — Rise Up Times

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Do Americans really care about war crimes? by Jared Keller — Rise Up Times

“So do war crimes matter to the average American? In the short term, it appears that war crimes and their related pardons are simply new battlegrounds in the ever-expansive culture war between left and right, liberals and conservatives, that seems to have enveloped modern politics rather than becoming matters of human dignity in their own right. And that’s a damn shame.”

Do Americans really care about war crimes? by Jared Keller — Rise Up Times

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The gigantic Chalk River Mound (the so-called ‘NSDF’) would not reduce Canada’s radioactive waste liabilities and could in fact increase them — Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area

The NSDF “Licensed Inventory” (Table 13 in the NSDF Waste Acceptance Criteria), if followed by the proponent, would only allow disposal of a tiny fraction of the Government of Canada’s legacy nuclear waste.  The NSDF would yield virtually no reduction in the federal nuclear legacy liability despite the expenditure of hundreds of millions of tax dollars. […]

The gigantic Chalk River Mound (the so-called ‘NSDF’) would not reduce Canada’s radioactive waste liabilities and could in fact increase them — Concerned Citizens of Renfrew County and Area

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Tokyo Olympics Impossible — limitless life

Dear Friends,   I am sending you my message addressed to President Bach of the IOC. Japan faces seriously aggravating Covif-19 crisis. Japanese civil  society firmly believes the Tokyo Olympic Games is now totally out of the question. Japan needs to be liberated from the Olympic burden in order to consecrate maximum efforts to coping […]

Tokyo Olympics Impossible — limitless life

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