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Stewart Wechsler

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I've been an activist to one degree or another since I was 11 years old. This started with attending rallies against the Vietnam War with my family. At that age I also remember attending a grape boycott picket with my older brother and attempting to win people to my side. I now have 2 focuses. One focus is on the war against the truth by the media now controlled by the most powerful few. The second focus is on the war on the ecosystem by both the corporations and the lifestyles of most Americans and others. These people are either oblivious to or insensitive to the effects our life styles have on ecosystems and all of the other species on earth that make up those ecosystems.

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(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 6, 2010
Israel, trapped in a state of victimhood, first orders Gaza Peace Flotilla killings, then cleverly abuses Rachel Corrie Actions of the Israeli government towards Gaza Peace Flotilla, as well as the Gaza aid ship, the Rachel Corrie can be explained by the psychology of a nation dominated by victims of abuse becoming abusers themselves.
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Let a Return to True Christianity Return on Columbus Day Columbus and the Europeans that followed him greedily raped and devastated the landscape of the Americas in the name of Christ. Why not use an understanding of the true Columbus and how twisted his and Europe's interpretation of Christianity was to catalyze a new movement of global peace and harmony among both peoples AND nature?
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, January 3, 2010
"Zionist" - Why I think it's usually dumb to use the term On the one year anniversary of the devastating Israeli attacks on Gaza, many of us are grasping for terms to describe those that would defend the nightmarish killing of 1400 nearly defenseless children, women and men. Here I say why using the term "Zionist", at least without any modifier, is a self-defeating idea.