Category Archive: On The Line

Articles and photos not directly related to the LACW community, yet are highly noteworthy and recommended.

Jul 10 2017

ROCKETS RED GLARE AND BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR

The thought-provoking article behind this LINK is well worth the time to reflect upon and be moved to act in some way for the cause of peace with justice. An excerpt: “With the Pentagon’s rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air smashing seven majority Muslim countries — Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, and …

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Jul 05 2017

MORE ON THE MILITARIZED POLICE AND SURVEILLANCE STATE

This LINK, this LINK, and this LINK are three articles related to the militarized police and surveillance state gripping this nation: The Militarized Police State Opens Fire; Search For Justice In The American Police State; and Trump, Hypocritically, Moves To Make Temporary Surveillance Powers Permanent. Here are excerpts: (1) “Ironically, while America continues to debate …

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Jun 23 2017

SITTING OUT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

Steve Baggarly from the Norfolk Catholic Worker, an LACW Sister House, has the following letter to the editor published in their local paper, The Virginian Pilot “Through July 7, representatives of 132 countries are meeting at the United Nations to work out a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, the United States is not at the …

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Jun 21 2017

PAY ATTENTION: THE POLICE STATE IS HERE

The article behind this LINK gives us a clear indication of how quickly authoritarian regimes are ascending to power worldwide bringing the decline of democracy, more wars, climate catastrophe, and social collapse. The author aims to prepare us for the struggle of a lifetime. Much needs to be done if we desire a livable future …

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Jun 19 2017

WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO BAN THE BOMB?

Frida Berrigan, daughter of Elizabeth MacAlister and the late Phil Berrigan, has written an excellent piece on the necessity of participating in the renewed anti-nuclear organizing efforts around the nation, and world. You can read it at this LINK. An excerpt: “Nevertheless, the Doomsday Clock is still with us. In fact, it has been inching …

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Jun 16 2017

THE BATTLE AGAINST FASCISM

There is an interesting and informative transcript behind this LINK that will help clarify how and why the neo-fascist forces currently in control of our nation came to power and the necessary steps we must take to battle these forces. An excerpt: “Antonio Gramsci wrote his ‘Prison Notebooks’ at a time not dissimilar to our …

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Jun 14 2017

BEN SALMON – CATHOLIC CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR UNSUNG HERO OF THE GREAT WAR

On June 20, 2017, Pope Francis will make an unusually brief visit to two Italian cities in order to pray at the tombs of a pair of 20th century priests who were ostracized by church leaders partly due to their support for pacifism and conscientious objection (see story HERE). Pope Francis’ prayers to be offered …

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Jun 06 2017

TRUMP INAUGURATION PROTESTERS FACE UP TO 80 YEARS IN PRISON

To comprehend more clearly how our rights are being stripped away under this fascist regime, see this LINK and this LINK. An excerpt: “When Olivia Alsip travelled to the capital to protest against the inauguration of right-wing U.S. President Donald Trump, she didn’t imagine she would end the day behind bars and later face up …

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May 24 2017

NORMALIZING AUTHORITARIANISM IN THE U.S.A.

If you do not believe that the U.S.A. has slipped further into an authoritarian state, this ARTICLE will open your eyes to the similarities between Nazi Germany and the status of the U.S. in 2017. An excerpt: “Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany personify evil. Responsible for the most horrific genocide of human beings in modern …

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May 22 2017

THE DEATH OF THE REPUBLIC

If you care to know the truth about our nation and the “Deep State“ that has control over policy making, read this ARTICLE and watch the short video at this LINK.

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May 19 2017

ANOTHER U.S. WAR–YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD OF

This LINK reveals details of the escalating U.S. shadow war on the African continent. An excerpt: “Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across …

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May 19 2017

CHELSEA MANNING RELEASED FROM PRISON AFTER 7 YEARS

On Wednesday, May 17, whistleblower and political prisoner Chelsea Manning finally breathed freely after her 35-year sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama days before he left office. Manning has been actively posting images of what freedom looks like on social media including her first steps of freedom, her first slice of pizza, glass of …

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