Category Archives: Military

For the weekend

Let’s sit with this entirely necessary palate cleanser. Bless you, Senator Schatz.

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Trostyanets and Borodyanka

The atrocities Russia is perpetrating are not just in Bucha. From the Guardian: ‘Barbarians’: Russian troops leave grisly mark on town of Trostianets On a two-day visit to the town, the Guardian found evidence of summary executions, torture and systematic … Continue reading

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Bucha is not a hoax

Putin is claiming that the bodies we’ve seen in Bucha and elsewhere were planted after the Russian army were driven out of the area. The New York Times used satellite imagery and showed definitively that the murders had to happen … Continue reading

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How can I save my little boy…

From Oppenheimer’s deadly toy? I spent a lot of time in the ’80s working with other peace activists to keep Reagan and Gorbachev from escalating nuclear threats between the U.S. and Russia. There were huge protests like these in Berlin … Continue reading

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Support for Ukraine is strong

Around the world, and even inside Russia. Tbilisi tonight. Thank you, Georgia!#StandWithUkriane pic.twitter.com/DCvlrDLj7q — olexander scherba🇺🇦 (@olex_scherba) February 25, 2022 Putin and his oligarch friends don't want you to see these images. Participating in an anti-war march in an authoritarian … Continue reading

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This video is worth a listen

Take a minute to watch this. It's tempting to view Putin as some world-dominating mastermind. But that's not what's happening here. At all. pic.twitter.com/3fvrkPCI4m — Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) February 17, 2022

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How can you run when you know?

I was in high school in Toledo, Ohio, when this happened. 50 years ago today. Tin soldiers and Nixon coming. We’re finally on our own. This summer I hear the drumming, four dead in Ohio. Gotta get down to it, … Continue reading

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May they survive, and thrive

Here’s a good explanation of Rojava, and why it was unique. Turkish attack on Syria endangers a remarkable democratic experiment by the Kurds …According to Turkish president Recep Erdogan, Turkey’s goal is to create a buffer zone separating Syria’s Kurds … Continue reading

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Veterans for Gun Reform

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Acceptable Risks

A blast from the ’80s.

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