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Wars Begin in High School Cafeterias

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Citizens in a number of school districts around the country have dramatically reduced military recruitment through simple procedures that anyone can do.  No marching or civil disobedience is required.  You might, however, have to chat with a principal at a football game or write a couple of letters.  Why aren't more of us doing more of this?

That's the question I came away with after interviewing Pat Elder for an hour (here's the audio: http://www.thepeoplespeakradio.net/audio/2008/#april ).  Pat is a member of the coordinating committee of the National Network Opposing Militarization of Youth:

 

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David Swanson is the author of "When the World Outlawed War," "War Is A Lie" and "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union." He blogs at http://davidswanson.org and http://warisacrime.org and works for the online (more...)
 
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