Christianity And The Nagasaki Bomb

Though Christianity began as a religion of peace, it soon became a cloak for genocidal violence, such as the incineration of defenseless civilians in Nagasaki, including many Japanese Christians, 71 years ago, writes Gary G. Kohls.

The ruins of the Urakami Christian church in Nagasaki, Japan, as shown in a photograph dated Jan. 7, 1946.

Seventy-one years ago, on Aug. 9, 1945, an all-Christian bomber crew dropped a plutonium bomb on Nagasaki City, Japan, instantly vaporizing, incinerating, irradiating and otherwise annihilating tens of thousands of innocent civilians, men, women and children. Very few Japanese soldiers were affected. In a nation whose citizens are historically

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This Memorial Day, Remember The ‘Used & Betrayed’ Veterans Subjected To Horrific Experimentation

‘It felt like you were on fire,’ recalled one black Army veteran who was deliberately exposed to mustard gas by the U.S. military during World War II.

AUSTIN, Texas --- Every Memorial Day, American leaders make passionate speeches about their love and admiration for the sacrifices made by the country’s brave military veterans. “There’s no phrase U.S. politicians love more than ‘support the troops,’” journalist Abby Martin declared on a recent episode of her show, “The Empire Files.” Yet, as

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Why Every President Since Truman Has Been An Israel Hawk

Despite the language featured in our own founding documents, the U.S. has aided Israel in denying those same guarantees of human rights and dignity to Palestinians for decades.

President Harry Truman receives an ornate bronze menorah as a birthday gift from David Ben-Gurion, prime minister of Israel, who called on the chief executive to discuss peace and economic development in the Middle East, May 8, 1951. Ben-Gurion said the menorah was made in 1767. This is the president's 67th birthday. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin)

KITCHENER, Ontario --- (Analysis) The establishment of the state of Israel is known throughout Palestine as the Nakba, or “Catastrophe.” As the British Mandate of Palestine ended throughout 1947 and 1948, at least 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from or fled their homeland, and another 100,000 or more were massacred. Although the United

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VIDEO: French Town Halts Labeling Homeless With ‘Nazi-Era’ Badges

The homeless people of Marseille were not happy and held large protests against the program.

(TheAntiMedia) Politicians in Marseille, France thought that it would be a wonderful idea to identify their homeless population with large, bright-yellow badges which would single them out in public and let everyone know that they were homeless. The badges also contained all of the person’s medical conditions, including alleged mental conditions

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Controversy Heats Up Over Solar Project Near Historic Internment Camp Site

Manzanar internment camp was designated a National Historic Site in 1992 for its importance civil rights history in the U.S.

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has not been popular in California's remote Owens Valley since it began diverting water from the Owens River a century ago, reducing the area to a dust bowl. Now it's making noise in the valley again by proposing to build a $680-million 200-megawatt solar energy plant within view of the

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‘I Don’t Think I Can Explain’: The Anti-War Lesson Of Michael Karkoc

The media recently pounced on allegations that a 94-year-old Minnesotan committed war crimes during WWII. But are reporters ignoring the greater tragedy?

Recently news broke that a 94-year-old man, Michael Karkoc, who has resided in a quiet northeast Minneapolis neighborhood for almost 70 years, is suspected of being the former leader of a Nazi unit accused of committing war crimes in World War II. The story set off a media frenzy, with reporters from across the globe descending on Minneapolis,

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