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Tell Your Representative and Senators to Create a GAO Investigation Before Another Base Is Built in Okinawa

Okinawa suffers under the burden of major U.S. military bases. The people of Okinawa and their elected representatives do not want another one built. Nor is it in the interest of the people of the United States. This letter-writing campaign has been initiated by the Veterans For Peace-Ryukyu/Okinawa Chapter Kokusai (VFP-ROCK – an independent international chapter associated with Veterans For Peace). Sign the petition. More CP Editor source www.counterpunch.org

Getting Pushed Off the Capitalist Cliff

The statement, “If democracy is indispensable, capitalism must be dispensable” appears on page two of Alan Nasser’s recently published study of US capitalism, Overripe Capitalism: American Capitalism and the Crisis of Democracy. He continues by telling the reader that without popular, leftist and militant working class resistance, the likely future for the United States is More Ron Jacobs source www.counterpunch.org