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Blase’s Commentary on Ethics, Policing and the MIC

Well, we know that two weeks ago I covered with you the concept of the Beloved Community. Last week we covered the basic principles of non-violence. In the past week, we’ve seen both the warfare model and the Beloved Community model. The warfare model is sniping murder from...
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Blase’s Commentary on Independence Day

I’d like to wish you all Happy Independence Day. We see that the Nation Magazine edition of July this year recalls one of their magazines back in 1979 when Carrie McWilliams asked Mohammad Ali to run for congress. And he thanked the nation and thanked Carrie McWilliams, but...
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Blase’s Commentary on the Beloved Community

Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King inspired John Lewis’ to understand civil disobedience in the fight against poverty, racism and militarism. Lewis did not forget the methodology when he went on the the House of Representatives. Last week, it was time for him to make his...
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Blase’s Commentary on Orlando

You heard a few extra verses of my son’s song this morning because of the elections taking place and the concern for the gay community. Well, friends, these lives are reverently remembered, and it’s a deeply appreciated gesture on the part of the commercial media. It...
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Blase’s Commentary on the Military Takeover of the US

Well, friends, two things are going on simultaneously, seemingly unrelated. One is a election circus, and the other – and we are very aware of the election circus, we’ve heard nothing else for about two and a half years now – a completely out-of-control...
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Blase Interviews Lisa Sullivan

I’m very privileged today to have Lisa Sullivan as a guest. She has some three decades of work experience all over Venezuela, first as a Maryknoll lay missionary and then as the Latin American Representative for the School of the Americas Watch. So I would consider her one...
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Blase’s Commentary on the Legacy of Hiroshima

Well, our president has been the first serving US president to visit Hiroshima since World War II. Two nuclear attacks. During his address, Mr. Obama called on nations to pursue a world without nuclear weapons. He said the memory of the 6th of August 1945 must never fade. But he...
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Blase’s Commentary on the Futility of American Militarism

Friends, there seems to be a near-complete disconnect between a presidential circus, which lasts about two and a half years, and the real politics of impending World War III. The circus does not want to deal with this war. That might not be entertaining enough. What is...
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Blase Interviews Mimi Kennedy, Remembers Dan Berrigan

Today I’m privileged to have Mimi Kennedy on our program. She’s a longtime peace activist and is the advisory board chair of Progressive Democrats of America. She’s known to audiences throughout the world for her roles on Dharma and Gray, in the film In the...
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Blase’s Commentary on Misery and Frugality

Well, friends, Fidel gave one of his final talks today – or at least, I’m sure he saw it that way. The congress in Cuba – it’s interesting the reflections that he did make. We would have expected him to talk about the achievements of Cuba under warfare,...
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