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Time for Americans to Accept Responsibility for Our Military Interventions

Posted by Jose Lopez |

By Jared Keyel Peace Voice The United States must accept responsibility for the damage its military actions have caused and recognize there are alternatives for the future. In the nearly decade and a half since the September 11, 2001, attacks, the United States has invaded Afghanistan and Iraq, carried out bombing campaigns throughout the Middle…

India’s Shame, and the World’s

Posted by Jose Lopez |
Associated Press file photo

An unidentified ragpicker, left, sleeps on filled bags as another looks on in Bombay, India, in 2003. At the time, more than one-third of India’s one billion plus population lives below the poverty line, according to the International Monetary Fund.

By Mel Gurtov A democracy is supposed to have the advantage of affording people of any social class, gender, or religious or ethnic group the opportunity to advance. In contrast with authoritarian political orders, democracies should be superior in their openness to change, to everyone’s participation in politics, and to equality before the law. In…