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Rebecca Gordon: Keep Your LAWS Off My Planet

New technology under development by Raytheon BBN Technologies could unleash swarms of small, autonomous air and ground vehicles, working in tandem and under the control of remote operators.

January 11, 2022 · Leave a comment

Woody Lewis: Guns Under the Bed (book review)

Anyone who protested the Vietnam war will appreciate the candor of Jody Forrester’s memoir.

November 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Rev. John Dear: Daniel Berrigan and his fearless nonviolence, at 100

Five years since his death and 100 since his birth, legendary priest, author, poet and activist Daniel Berrigan continues to offer wisdom and insight on living a life of creative nonviolence.

May 16, 2021 · 2 Comments

Denise Levertov: At the Justice Department November 15, 1969

Brown gas-fog, white
beneath the street lamps.
Cut off on three sides, all space filled
with our bodies.

November 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

Audio: Martin Luther King — Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break Silence

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. – April 4, 1967 – Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break Silence [Full and unabridged] “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence“, also referred as Riverside … Continue reading

April 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Joan E. Bauer: A Thousand Pigeons

Robbie, Paul & I met Carlin at the Hamburger Hamlet in Westwood in 1970. Carlin had a big laugh & shiny hair, but behind the jokes, a serious guy. He … Continue reading

September 19, 2018 · 3 Comments

Video: “I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-To-Die Rag” by Country Joe and the Fish

. Performed at Woodstock in 1969, this satiric song became an anthem in the movement against the Vietnam War. ┬áCountry Joe McDonald has performed the song countless times since, and … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

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