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9/11, the Marathon Bombing, and the Security-Industrial Complex
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent manhunt and shootout, speculation has been rife about the attack being a "false flag operation", that is, a terrorist attack arranged by government agents for the purpose of scapegoating a particular group or nation, an example being the Reichstag fire. It's certainly not impossible. A government willing to commit similar atrocities on a daily basis by means of drone attacks in Pakistan is hardly above suspicion just because this attack occurred on US soil.

The conspiracy theorists are missing a more important point, however. Even if Tamerlan Tsarnaev wasn't secretly working for the CIA, the Marathon attack did a huge favor for the US security-industrial complex.
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05 May 2013 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights : Politics : War and Militarism
Video/Photos Boston Anti-Drone Protest
Boston Common-April 6, 2013:
Boston area anti-war activists held a protest against US drone warfare.
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09 Apr 2013 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Photos/video-Quaker Good Friday Peace Vigil
quaker vigil 5.jpgBoston Common-March 29, 2013:
Since the early 1960s, Boston area Quakers have held a vigil against war and all violence on Good Friday.
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01 Apr 2013 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Images From 2013 St. Patrick's Day Peace Parade
IMG_0004.JPGMarch 17, 2013

For the third year in a row Veterans For Peace held their annual Saint Patrick's Day Peace Parade in South Boston today.
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18 Mar 2013 | Filed under: News / Politics : War and Militarism
Charges Dismissed Against Anti-War Protester
March 7, 2013 - Charges of resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer were dropped today against Shaun Joseph, an anti-war activist arrested while protesting a Boston appearance by former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
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08 Mar 2013 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : War and Militarism
Author Nancy Kurshan: Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement
Author and longtime activist Nancy Kurshan’s new book, entitled Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, has just been released by the Freedom Archives. Kurshan’s book documents the work of The Committee to End the Marion Lockdown (CEML), which she co-founded in 1985.
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16 Feb 2013 | Filed under: Interview / Human Rights : Organizing : Race : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Photos/Video-Boston First Night 2013 Against the Wars
first night edit 3.jpgBoston,Mass.-Dec. 31, 2012:
Boston anti-war activists held a peace vigil in Copley Square, Boston in the midst of Boston's New Years Eve 2013 festivities.
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01 Jan 2013 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Videos/Photos-Boston Veterans For Peace March On Veterans Day
1 AA-VFP  vets day 11-11-2012.jpgBoston, Mass.-Nov. 11, 2012:
About 150 members of Veterans For Peace and their
supporters marched behind the official pro-war
Boston Veterans Day parade.
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12 Nov 2012 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
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