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How to End the Threat of Nuclear War

The following is a talk given by Blase Bonpane on August 5th, 2018, at the Chain Reaction peace sculpture in Santa Monica, California, at a vigil in remembrance of the nuclear holocaust in Hiroshima. HOW TO END THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR WAR A thought from Howard Zinn....
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Blase Says Goodbye to World Focus after Half a Century of Broadcasting

After 50 years of broadcasting, Blase is signing off of World Focus.  Blase’s commentaries and his guests on World Focus were truth-tellers with a passion for justice, human rights, and peace.  It’s an understatement to say he will be missed.  Here is his message:...
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Blase’s Commentary on Militarism and Events in Palestine

Today, my thoughts are going to come mainly not from the Palestinian world but actually from the Jewish community. I think this is where we’re seeing so much good analysis and active dissent. And we’re getting comments from all over the world. Here’s one that...
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Blase Interviews David Hartung & Jeff Cohen

I’m privileged today to have David Hartung as a guest. David is a friend of a half century. Way back in the 1960s he was a representative for the American Friends Service Committee in Washington DC. Since that time David has documented that half century in his book, Waging...
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Blase Interviews Ann Wright

Well, friends, we’ve had a lot of talk about the second amendment and the “right” of an individual to have a gun, and recently former supreme court justice Stevens said we should abolish the second amendment. Well, maybe he’s right, but the fact is that...
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Blase Interviews Medea Benjamin and Gwen Kirk

I’ve very privileged today to have as a guest again Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange. One of the most prominent members of the international movement for peace. Welcome, Medea. Medea: Hey, Blase. Great to be on with you.  Blase: My pleasure. I saw...
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Blase with Mimi Kennedy and Matthew Hoh

I’m privileged today to have a friend of many years as a guest. Mimi Kennedy currently stars as Marjorie, the voice of reason and AA sponsor to Christie and Bonnie on the Chuck Lorie comedy Mom. Together with the laughs of this program, watched by as many as 8 million...
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Blase Interviews Kathy Kelly

Friends, I’m privileged today to have Kathy Kelly as a guest. Kathy is an internationally recognized member of the peace movement. She has been unembedded as a witness to our wars of terror in Iraq, Afghanistan and many other places. It’s been my special honor to know...
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Blase Interviews Medea Benjamin

I’m very privileged to have Medea Benjamin on World Focus today. She’s the cofounder of the women-led peace group Code Pink, and the cofounder of the human rights group Global Exchange. She’s been an advocate for social justice for 40 years, and I would say is...
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Blase’s Commentary on Famine and War

Friends, we wonder why mass starvation comes about. Tufts University has tried to figure that out with the help of the world’s experts on this matter. The material was pulled together by Robert Naiman with the help of Tufts University and Heather Stevenson at Tufts. And...
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