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Blase Interviews Robert Koehler

Today I’m privileged to have Robert Kohler as a guest. He’s an award-winning Chicago-based journalist and nationally syndicated writer. His recent book is Courage Grows Strong at the Wound. His website is commonwonders.com. Robert Kohler is a peace journalist. Peace...
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Blase Interviews Jim Lafferty

Friends, I’m privileged to have a former general manager of KPFK with us, Jim Lafftery. He’s the executive director emeritus of the National Lawyer’s Guild in Los Angeles. That’s the organization that protects protestors from interference by the police...
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Organizing Guide

The OOA has put together an organizing booklet, that will be continuously updated.  Check out our “Don’t Mourn, Organize” page to download your copy.
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Blase Welcomes Theresa Bonpane: A Celebration of Resistance and Hope

Well, be sure to visit our website, officeoftheamericas.org, where you’ll find lists and tips and inspiration for organizing at this critical time. I’m privileged to have today one of the great peace organizers of our time. She’s a founder of the Office of the...
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Take Action!

In these troubling times, it’s more and more important to let our elected representatives know how we feel!  Not sure who to call?  Go to http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/ to look up your representative by zip code.  It’s quick and easy!
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Blase Interviews Marjorie Cohn

We’re privileged to have Marjorie Cohn on World Focus. Marjorie Cohn is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she taught for 25 years. The former president of the National Lawyers Guild and criminal defense attorney is a legal scholar, political analyst...
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Blase Interviews Colonel Ann Wright

I’m privileged today to have one of the leaders of the international peace movement, Colonel Ann Wright, who served 29 years in the US Army and Army Reserves and retired as a colonel. She also served 16 years as a US diplomat in the US and around the world, including...
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Blase with a Christmas Pledge of Resistance

I’d like to wish you a blessed Christmas Day. I was thinking today of WWI, which was an orgy of international insanity in pursuit of profit. We remember those old songs: “You’re a grand old flag, Give my regards to Broadway, Send the word, the Yanks are coming,...
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Blase’s Commentary on the Imperative of Resistance

Well, friends, the “electors” are meeting tomorrow. What did Alexander Hamilton have to say about the electoral college – which has been so bad, so archaic?  This maybe the first time it could prove useful. This is Federalist Paper 68 from 1788. Nothing was more...
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Blase’s Commentary on War, Trump and Resistance

Friends, at this time of Thanksgiving, having just received a major blow to so many of our aspirations, and as we continue our organizing with great haste, it is a good time of year to reflect on our blessings and to do what we are able for those who do not share the same bounty....
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