Category Archive: On The Line

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

May 12 2017

THE SILENT SLAUGHTER OF THE U.S. AIR WAR

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May 10 2017

TOM MELVILLE, ONE OF THE ‘CATONSVILLE NINE’ DIES AT 86

Thomas Melville putting more fuel on fire as Philip Berrigan and Daniel Berrigan and the rest of Catonsville Nine watch records burn at the Selective Service office in Catonsville, Md., on May 17, 1968. (William L. Laforce/Baltimore Sun) By BART BARNES (Washington Post) Thomas R. Melville, a former Maryknoll priest and social justice activist who …

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May 08 2017

WASHINGTON IS LEADING THE U.S. AND ITS VASSAL STATES TO TOTAL DESTRUCTION

This LINK is to a disturbing and frightening article on what diabolical evil the U.S. appears to be preparing to unleash. An excerpt: “A reader asked why neoconservatives push toward nuclear war when there can be no winners. If all die, what is the point? The answer is that the neoconservatives believe that the U.S. …

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May 05 2017

TOWARD A POLITICS OF UNGOVERNABILITY: SHUTTING DOWN AMERICAN-STYLE AUTHORITARIANISM

This LINK is to an interesting yet unsettling article concerning the current state of our nation and the urgency of what we the people must do. An excerpt: “A neo-fascist politics of emotional brutality, militant bigotry, and social abandonment has reached new heights in the United States. Think about the Republican Party call to eliminate …

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May 03 2017

REIGN OF IDIOTS

This LINK is to a noteworthy article that clearly depicts today’s state of matters. An excerpt: “The idiots take over in the final days of crumbling civilizations. Idiot generals wage endless, unwinnable wars that bankrupt the nation. Idiot economists call for reducing taxes for the rich and cutting social service programs for the poor, and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/03/reign-of-idiots

Apr 25 2017

A DIPLOMATIC SETTLEMENT WITH NORTH KOREA IS IMPERATIVE! WAR WOULD BE CATASTROPHIC

NOTE: I received the following e-mail, which I believe is significant enough to post here. Greetings Friends of Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action, It seems that people on the street are actually paying attention to the nuclear weapons topic, at least in some context regarding North Korea. The problem is that far too many …

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Apr 14 2017

CHINA SOUNDS THE ALARM: TRUMP PREPARES FOR WAR AGAINST NORTH KOREA

The following article is reposted from Liberation News: Since this article was first published, the U.S. military has dropped the Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb on Afghanistan. The MOAB is a weapon of mass destruction, the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the U.S. arsenal. Contrary to the Trump administration’s lies about the MOAB being necessary …

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Mar 24 2017

PETER MAURIN’S VISION FOR THE CATHOLIC WORKER, AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME

Longtime Catholic Worker, Brian Terrell, from Strangers and Guests Catholic Worker Farm in Maloy, Iowa, and co-coordinator for Voices for Creative Nonviolence, has written a very cogent and pertinent ARTICLE about Catholic Worker movement co-founder, Peter Maurin’s vision for the movement and how today, more than ever before, that vision should be and is being …

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Mar 20 2017

A LAST CHANCE FOR RESISTANCE

The article under this LINK clarifies that “we the people” are rapidly running out of time to carry out mass protests and acts of nonviolent civil disobedience against this neo-fascist regime and its barbaric and immoral policies. An excerpt: “The crawl toward despotism within a failed democracy is always incremental. No regime planning to utterly …

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Mar 16 2017

HOMELESSNESS AGENCY TO BE GUTTED BY TRUMP BUDGET CUTS

Trump’s proposed budget cuts will shutter the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (Usich) and cut funds for low-income housing that could drastically increase the number of homeless. This LINK explains the hard-hearted and draconian budget cuts that will severely affect the poorest in our midst, and this LINK explains how this neo-fascist regime believes cutting …

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Mar 05 2017

NUCLEAR MIDNIGHT IS CLOSER THAN EVER–SO WHERE IS THE RESISTANCE?

This LINK is to a good article by former LACW community member Allison McGillivray, which tells an interesting story and prompts serious reflection for all. An excerpt: “The continued concern of nuclear annihilation is neither outdated nor unfounded. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced in January we are closer to doomsday than ever before, basing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/05/nuclear-midnight-is-closer-than-ever-so-where-is-the-resistance

Mar 04 2017

WHO SAID IT CANNOT HAPPEN HERE?

This LINK is to an interesting article that should cause us to pause and reflect upon the dangerous path this nation is now traveling. An excerpt: “Donald Trump’s candidacy and now, presidency, have resurrected a public discourse not heard in this country since the Great Depression — an anxious discourse about the possible triumph in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/04/who-said-it-cannot-happen-here

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