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Our Way Of Life Must Die — Another World Is Possible

25 Nov

Makes sense to me.

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The Anti-War Speech That Jailed Eugene Debs For 10 Years + Transcript

21 Jul

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Ban Tear Gas Entirely! by David Swanson

14 Jul

Might it not be a good idea to end chemical warfare against our own civilian population by their own police?

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Truth? Justice? The American Way?

30 Jun

Interesting questions posed concerning the fate of core values in this country as they are being radically altered by President Trump. Originally posted by Sally Edelstein in Envisioning the American Dream.

Envisioning The American Dream

Vintage Poster Superman Diversity

Are truth and justice still part of the  American Way?

In Donald Trump’s America, these bedrocks of our democracy feel like they are eroding all too quickly

While our serial liar, bully-in-chief  has separated and contained children from their migrant families seeking asylum, banned Muslims from entering our country, zealously  promotes  fear against the browning of America, a real man of steel reminds us what it means to be an American.

Superman, champion of the oppressed, the defender of truth, justice, and the American way, is shown in this 1950 poster speaking to school children about the importance of respecting diversity.

Donald Trump may think he’s omnipotent, but he’s clearly no Superman.

“If YOU hear anybody talk against a schoolmate or anyone because of his religion race and national origin- don’t wait  tell: him that kind of talk is Un American”

vintage school textbookj cover Superman A cover for school textbooks in 1949 was distributed…

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The Moral Mask by Gregory Barrett

22 Apr

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Guns, Democracy and the American Way

11 Apr

Envisioning The American Dream

Vintage Illustration 1956 Monument to American Freedom For many Americans a gun represents the heart of our nation’s foundation and identity and symbol of their freedom and democracy but on this cold war creed of American rights, gun ownership was noticeably absent.

What you may ask, is more fundamental to the American Way of Life than a gun? Who could argue that gleaming AK 47 automatic rifle is a shining and powerful example of our basic rights which protect the dignity and freedom of the individual?

In fact, most would agree the right to keep and bear arms is written in stone.

Or is it?

A cold war Credo of the “American Way of Life”  that highlighted all the freedoms and rights unique to democracy didn’t deem it necessary to include gun ownership in their patriot doctrine.

This full-page color illustration that ran in Family Circle Magazine in 1956 was the visual embodiment of this Credo of…

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A Revolution By Any Other Name – Dandelion Salad

10 Mar

The Essays of The Man From the North by Rivera Sun Writer, Dandelion Salad March 9, 2018 There are some who mince their steps and words, who hush the bold and outspoken, who advise moderation. But, a revolution by any other name does not smell as sweet. Reform does not cut it. Resistance is not…

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