By Marc Eliot Stein, July 31, 2021 World BEYOND War · High Tech Weapons and Artificial Intelligence USA’s investment in high-tech weapons and military artificial intelligence is rapidly accelerating, as Microsoft and Amazon enter the top ranks of corrupt military
William Astore’s latest article on TomDispatch proposes to “Reinvent the U.S. Military for Real National Defense.”
The United States and the Federated States of Micronesia have agreed on a plan to build a military base in the Pacific island nation, in line with the Pentagon’s strategic ambition to increase its footprint in the Indo-Pacific region and keep China at bay.
This week on Talk World Radio: Remembering the Alamo, or — better yet — forgetting it. Our guest Bryan Burrough is a special correspondent for Vanity Fair and the author of seven books, including the New York Times #1 best-selling Barbarians at the Gate (with John Helyar) and Public Enemies. He is co-author of a terrific new book called Forget the Alamo.
Scale back one war, escalate another.
Please join us at the Pacifist Memorial as we dedicate bronze plaques honoring: John Lewis, Helen Keller, Julian Bond, Richard Gregg, Pete Seeger, Barry Crimmins, Paramahansa Yogananda, and Britt and Nan Pendergrast.
Be present as the Int’l Courage of Conscience Award is bestowed on Mary Margaret Earl, Senior Minister and Executive Director at the UU Urban Ministry in Boston.
Take part in the installation of The World Peace Time Capsule to be opened in the year 2121.
We will conclude the ceremony with a special blessing of the Global Pandemics Bereavement Stone and Carriage. Plans are in place for the stone to be brought to the United Nations in New York City.
It’s been a century of struggle, perseverance, and sacrifices for causes we all hold dear, so kindly join us as we pay tribute to those who went before us in the name of peace, nonviolence, and love.
Conveners: Lewis and Meg Randa
Host: Jimmy Tingle
Invocation: Dot Walsh
Poem: Stefan Schindler
Music: Boston Minstrels
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