Category: On The Line

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

Oct 04 2017

THE END OF EMPIRE

The sobering article behind this LINK has us content with the rapidly collapsing U.S. Empire. Unless “we the people” promptly act to nonviolently overturn this entire system, the outcome scenario is extremely grim. An excerpt: “The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East …

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Sep 30 2017

THE CIA: 70 YEARS OF ORGANIZED CRIME

The lengthy article (interview) behind this LINK reveals the revolting, criminal, and horrific practices of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) since its inception in 1947. An excerpt: “Everything the CIA does is illegal, which is why the government provides it with an impenetrable cloak of secrecy. While mythographers in the information industry portray America as …

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Sep 25 2017

THE OBFUSCATING AND KILLING OF HISTORY

This LINK and this LINK are excellent articles that expose the producers attempt to whitewash and rewrite history regarding the Vietnam war. Here are excerpts: 1) “In a society often bereft of historical memory and in thrall to the propaganda of its “exceptionalism”, Burns’ ‘entirely new’ Vietnam war is presented as ‘epic, historic work.’ Its …

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Sep 22 2017

THE GREAT NUTRITION COLLAPSE

The article behind this LINK reveals a frightening reality about how our food chain is being affected by climate change. The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. This is very upsetting to say the least. An excerpt: “‘Every leaf and every grass blade on …

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Sep 20 2017

THE SILENCING OF DISSENT

The article behind this LINK is a strong testament to the state of our nation, which is a frightening reality. As time moves forward, the time we have to challenge and overturn the status quo diminishes. An excerpt: “No dominant class can long retain control when the credibility of the ideas that justify its existence …

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Sep 15 2017

WANT REAL CHANGE? HIT THE STREETS AND BE SCARY

This LINK is to a stimulating article on what direction our actions must take if we want meaningful change that benefits the common good. An excerpt: “Tired of Trump? Congress can impeach him. But they won’t do anything unless you actually do something. Doing something does not mean signing an online petition. Donating to Bernie …

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Sep 13 2017

GROWING HOMELESS PROBLEM THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA

This LINK is to a distressing article in the San Francisco Chronicle on the dramatic increase in homelessness in rural areas throughout California. An excerpt: “Statewide, The Chronicle’s examination shows, homelessness rose by 15 percent from 2015 to this year. In heavily populated centers such as Los Angeles and the Bay Area, where tent cities …

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Sep 10 2017

HOW THE NSA CAN BE WATCHING YOU RIGHT NOW

This LINK is to a very informative, yet frightening, article on how the National Security Agency (NSA) continues to monitor everything we do electronically: land line phone, cell phone, internet. An excerpt: “For some time it looked that the storm has passed, and yet – a recent report, issued by the top US intelligence officer …

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Sep 08 2017

AN ALTERNATIVE TO WAR

This LINK is to a PDF of an interesting short book entitled: “A Global Security System: An Alternative to War” – 2016 Edition. It is published by World Beyond War.org. The book describes the “hardware” of creating a peace system, and the “software” — the values and concepts — necessary to operate a peace system …

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Aug 31 2017

THE CORRUPTION OF THE LAW

This LINK is to a frightening, yet informative, article dealing with our dwindling constitutional rights and corruption that continues to permeate the entire system. An excerpt: “The Alliance for Justice points out that 85 percent of President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees—280, or a third of the federal judiciary—had either been corporate attorneys or government prosecutors. …

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Aug 24 2017

$900 MILLION FOR A NEW NUCLEAR CRUISE MISSILE FOR THE U.S. IMPERIAL WAR MACHINE–WHY?

The article behind this LINK is inconceivable, outrageous, and an abomination considering millions of U.S. citizens are homeless, tens of millions are living in poverty, we do not have a national health care plan, our public education system is in shambles, our infrastructure is outdated and collapsing, to name just a few of many critical …

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Aug 16 2017

U.S. POLICY OF NUCLEAR ANNIHILATION IS THE PROBLEM

This LINK is to a sobering article on how the U.S. ruling elite view using nuclear weapons on innocent human beings. It seems that we live in an empire that has completely lost its conscience and soul. It is undeniable that the U.S. Empire is under the control of, and willingly serves, the god of …

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