MainLine Peace Action/DelMont PDA

August 3, 2010

Where Will People Work If Not For The Military-Industrial Complex?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 1:56 pm

Many people today make their living in the MIC – as soldiers or sailors or airmen or as employees of companies that manufacture weapons or provide outsourced services to the military.  What will happen to them if we cut war spending by 25%?  It’s easy enough to talk about retraining, but too many people, many with advanced degrees, have undergone retraining and find themselves at the end of a long line of job-seekers.  This is an important article to read.

http://www.livableincome.org/peace.htm

Reading Howard Zinn In Prison

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — Walter Ebmeyer @ 6:02 am

Some interesting writing by Chris Hedges about teaching the truth about American history to inmates and about what the Feds tried to do to Howard Zinn because they feared that truth.

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/08/02-0