Monthly Archives: September 2011

Responding to today’s New York Times’ article about soldiers’ broken lives…

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/28/us/looking-after-the-soldier-back-home-and-damaged.html?hp This article offers precious few facts or useful statistics. It might be helpful for Times readers to know how many soldiers have been seriously injured in Iraq and Afghanistan: Per the DoD in early 2009, Traumatic Brain Injury alone … Continue reading

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Sage Words from Chris Hedges… And My Hope for 2012

Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author, and the 2002 recipient of Amnesty International’s Global Award for Human Rights Journalism.  A foreign correspondent for nearly two decades, reporting on many wars over his career, he has been … Continue reading

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Ten Years of Terrorism…

“They hate us because we’re free,” said the American President in the wake of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 human beings on September 11, 2001. The “haters” despised us specifically for our open society, tolerance, and enlightened ways … Continue reading

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