Onward Christian Fascists

https://youtu.be/0Vua7LwiAQ0 Onward Christian soldiers!   Marching as to war, With the cross of Jesus   Going on before. Christ, the royal Master,   Leads against the foe; Forward into battle,   See, His banners go! At the name of Jesus   Satan’s host doth flee; On then, Christian soldiers,   On to victory! Hell’s foundations quiver   At the shout of praise: … Continue reading Onward Christian Fascists

How Personal Experience Of Adversity Influences Our Feelings Of Compassion Towards Others

by Emma Young edited by O Society September 24, 2019 Here is a photograph of a suffering child in the war-torn region of Darfur, in Sudan. Most of us feel compassion towards this child. Now imagine seeing a photo of a group of eight children in the same terrible predicament. You’d feel correspondingly more compassion towards … Continue reading How Personal Experience Of Adversity Influences Our Feelings Of Compassion Towards Others

Do Human Beings Have An Instinct For War?

Many evolutionists believe that humans have a drive for waging war. But they are wrong and the idea is dangerous by David Barash edited by O Society September 22, 2019 There is something peculiarly — even paradoxically — appealing about taking a dim view of human nature, a view that has become unquestioned dogma among many … Continue reading Do Human Beings Have An Instinct For War?

A Match Made in Hell: Israel and the Military Industrial Complex

by David Spero edited by O Society July 1, 2019 “The conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence of the Military-Industrial Complex [MIC] — economic, political, even spiritual — is felt in every city, every State house, every office of the Federal … Continue reading A Match Made in Hell: Israel and the Military Industrial Complex

Americans Terrifyingly Support Nuking Civilians in North Korea

Imagine North Korea starts, once again, testing long-range missiles that could reach the United States. Should we drop a nuclear weapon on them, killing a million innocent civilians? By Kelsey Piper Vox edited by O Society June 28, 2019 You might expect most people would answer this question with a firm, resounding "No!" Such an action … Continue reading Americans Terrifyingly Support Nuking Civilians in North Korea

War Begets War… and Nothing Else

The U.S. government contains a terrible void where it ought to have sanity by Robert Koehler CommonDreams edited by O Society June 22, 2019 https://youtu.be/y2kyXN4ZVQg Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran . . . Thanks, John McCain! Let’s mix a little humor in with war. It’s so much easier to take when we do. By the … Continue reading War Begets War… and Nothing Else

A Farewell to Arms Control

by John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus   edited by O Society May 5, 2019 My first trip to Washington, DC to do something other than protest on the streets was to interview for a Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, which brings young people to the nation’s capital to work on arms control and disarmament. It … Continue reading A Farewell to Arms Control

Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate

by Philip Giraldi  Strategic Culture Feb 14, 2019   The lineup of Democrats already declared as candidates for their party’s presidential nomination in 2020 is remarkable, if only because so many wannabes have thrown their hats in the ring so early in the process. In terms of electability, however, one might well call the seekers … Continue reading Is Tulsi Gabbard for Real? America Is Ready for a Genuine Peace Candidate

Bernie Sanders once urged abolishing CIA

Bernie Sanders spoke of the CIA as an agency that was accountable to no one "except right-wing lunatics." by Michael Crowley Politico In a debate with Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders befuddled some viewers with an arcane reference to a 1953 U.S.-backed coup in Iran, which Sanders called an example of America’s history of “overthrowing governments.” It … Continue reading Bernie Sanders once urged abolishing CIA