• Nationalism

    Swamp Infrastructure Construction Kinetics

    Freedom Wall at the National World War II Memorial. Washington, D.C., USA Source: Washington’s Blog August 2, 2018 by DavidSwanson By David Swanson, director of World BEYOND War Now being planned and built in Washington, D.C., which is already just about coated in monuments to wars and particular warriors, are monuments to: World War I, the Gulf War, Native American fighters in wars, African Americans who fought in the U.S. war for independence, and the War on Terrorism, as well as one to Eisenhower the Warrior. That War on (make that “of” — an easy alteration) Terrorism monument is supposed to be built by 2024, and the war it glorifies…

  • Nationalism

    The Danger Of Patriotism

    Source: The Burning Platform September 24, 2017 by Bob Livingston My friends, it is frightening how simple we are and how easily we are manipulated simply because we are intellectually lazy. The U.S. establishment has confused cause and effect by and through a flag-waving mania in America. “Patriotism” throughout history has covered a multitude of mischief. We are seeing it now! Phony patriotism is strong leverage against a population ignorant of the ways of treason by its own government. I also have no doubt that U.S. history is full of wars “for democracy” killing millions under the propaganda of patriotism with the majority support of the people and the full…