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|December 13, 2005||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The Throne of Iniquity
by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor
Psalms 94:20 (King James Version) asks, Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?
This passage refers to evil government policies, the answer to the question being that surely God is opposed to such practice. But thee can apply also to the citizens and residents of the realm. Shall the throne of
|July 2, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
US outspends everyone on arms, funding enemies, too
Science as a shaper of global diplomacy
US taxpayers not only spend too much on weapons and bases, their public revenue also ends up in the wrongs pockets. Might there be a better way to settle disputes and secure people? A way based on economic justice? We trim, blend, and append three 2010 articles from: (1) MarketWatch, Jun 18, on military spending by Christopher Hinton;
|December 1, 2013||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under From This Pen's Perch|
Progress the Past Week Here
Today, as I write, our views are up to 17,000 — quite a jump in one week! (over 12k.) The biggest boost came from Reddit. The most popular article, with over 15,000 views, was the one on a whistleblower in the World Bank.
Our article on farm subsidies going to Verizon was picked up by the American Bankers Association (of all people!) and passed on to their 6000 banking followers, some of whom ci
|June 2, 2006||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Why Do You Have Fewer Rights Than Corporations?
Measure T Challenges Corporate Power
Here are portions of a recent article appearing in the Arcata Eye (California, U.S.).
by Daniel Mintz
The coalition supporting Measure T doesnt believe corporations should have the same rights that individuals do — nor does District Attorney Paul Gallegos, and he and other speakers described the initiative as a means of shor
|April 1, 2005||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Peace Power — It’s Not for Wimps
Recognizing the Power of Nonviolent Action
Here’s a surprise that will shock most politicians — lots of problems can be solved without killing people. That’s right, there are alternatives to using military force.
This article was made available through the news service of Foreign Policy in Focus. Foreign Policy in Focus has kindly granted us permission to s
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Eight Pithy Quotes
Interesting Quotes and Authors — The Answers
The Quotes and Their Authors: “My country is the world and my religion is to do good.”
Thomas Paine “I would no more teach children military training than teach them arson, robbery, or assassination.”
Eugene V. Debs “I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rej…
|January 26, 2004||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial British Empire Falls to Human Will
by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor
Perhaps this will be but a minor note in the annals of history, but on January 22, 2004, a man completed a naked hike from the southern tip of Great Britain to its northern end.
Stephen Gough, age 44, began his nude hike at Land’s End in southwest England in June 2003 and walked 847 miles (1,450 kilometres) to John O’Groats
|August 20, 2006||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Guest Article on Money Reinventing Money, Restoring the Earth, Reweaving the Web of Life by Carol Brouillet
My favorite T-shirt says -WARNING! (And beneath the warning is a dollar bill)- Use of this product may cause apathy, laziness, selfishness, ignorance, loss of identity, greed, gluttony, a false sense of empowerment, absence of indi
|December 7, 2009||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
When dealing, the sooner the better
Negotiate to End War
by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, 7 December 2009
The U.S. government should negotiate a ceasefire and end to the war in Afghanistan. If such negotiations have occurred, they have not been publicized. It would take political courage to openly talk to the Taliban, but militarily there is little to lose by just talking.
International negotiations got a bad reputation
|August 18, 2012||Posted by Staff under||
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|November 3, 2004||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Don’t Let a Crappy President Stop You
How to React to the U.S. Presidential Election
Right now it is the morning of November 3 and no winner of the U.S. presidential election has yet been determined. Most people will agree that no matter how that election is sorted out, the result will be a crappy president. Let’s not waste time, let’s move immediately to go beyond the election and make some good things h
|February 17, 2002||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Eight Pithy Quotes
Interesting Quotes and Authors
Here is your challenge — can you match the below quotes with their authors?
The Quotes: “My country is the world and my religion is to do good.” “I would no more teach children military training than teach them arson, robbery, or assassination.” “I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I
|September 1, 2013||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Art and Letters|
A sci-fi comedy, a fish-out-water-story, and a buddy-road-journey plus an intellectual quest. When Crik gets accidentally sucked from now into 2112 by a malfunctioning chronoscope, he must prove to the future’s authorities that in our time, he was the agent of change who put society on its path toward harmony with nature. If he can’t prove he was the future’s founders, then the future authorities must return Crik to the exa
|January 2, 2003||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Justice and Freedom Are Rooted in Land
Land-Based Tradition Goes Far Beyond Left-versus-Right
by Dustin Fields
The Utah Agrarian
In politics and economics we’re told we have two choices — left and right. On the Left, Big Government, on the Right, Big Business. Now leaders from both proclaim a new “big” ideology- the global Information Economy. Forgotten is an older tradition that valued th
|March 31, 2003||Posted by Staff under The Progress Report|
Anti-Americans Seize Control of Pro America Rally
My Experience at the Pro America Rally (March 29) in Harrisburg
A first-hand account of what turned out to be a hate rally.
by Alanna Hartzok
On March 29 I participated in the Pro America rally at the state capitol in Harrisburg. I carried a white sign with red and blue letters spelling out PATRIOTS FOR PEACE. I wanted to bear witness to being for Ameri