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After the Muslim Ban

Domenica Ghanem Otherwords
demonstration against Mulim ban In short, ending the Muslim ban should begin a bigger process of healing the harms this long-term dehumanization has caused.

Demilitarizing Our Democracy

Mandy Smithberger and William Hartung TomDispatch
arial view of Pentagon How the National Security State Has Come to Dominate a "Civilian" Government

New Study: Militarizing the Police Doesn’t Reduce Crime

Brad Polumbo Foundation for Economic Education
A federal program created by Congress more than 30 years ago transferred 80,000 rifles, 12,000 bayonets, 4,000 combat knives, nearly 500 ‘bomb detonator robots,’ 50 airplanes, ‘night-vision sniper scopes,’ and more to local police.

Okinawa: Will the Pandemic Transform U.S. Military Bases?

John Feffer Foreign Policy in Focus
demonstrators in Okinawa Japanese media reported 100 cases of COVID-19 among U.S. military personnel following “reports of troops taking part in parties in downtown areas and beaches around July 4 to celebrate Independence Day.”
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