Category: Afghanistan

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UN Votes: Don’t Bomb Hospitals

As if anyone should have needed this reminder …. Today, the United Nations Security Council voted to remind UN member states that medical facilities and personnel should never be targets of war. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the Council pointedly reminded them that interfering with access to essential health […]

Your Priorities, Not War

by Paul Kawika Martin It’s that time of year when Congress figures out the federal budget for next year. The House will take up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this week. Despite the Republican stranglehold in the House they may allow a few amendments to be voted on […]

Stop Militarizing the Police

The tragic death of Michael Brown at the hands of the Ferguson police is a reminder that the upsurge in violence is not restricted to the Middle East or any one place.  It’s right here in our own communities. Like the Trayvon Martin killing two years ago, the […]