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Welcome to Evergreene Digest This Week, August 11, 2018

  • Including links to over 765 websites and over 10 highlighted items featuring:

Feature Article | "Criminal Aliens" Vs. The West's Crimes Against Humanity, James Thindwa, Portside

Thousands of people walk down Harbor Drive during the Families Belong Together rally and march in San Diego., Hayne Palmour IV/U-T

  • There is not enough space tocatalogue all the crimes committed collectively by western countries that now feel besieged by migrants of color.
  • Related: Jennifer Harbury: Today’s Refugee Crisis Is Blowback from U.S. DirtyWars  in Central America.

Publisher's Choice | Amazon Is Used to Promote White Supremacist Merchandise and Views, Report Says. Mihir Zaveri, New York (NY) Times, which reported a net income of more than $1.6 billion in the first quarter of this year, is facing criticism that hate groups use it to sell merchandise and promote their ideas.Credit Bryan Anselm for the New York Times

  • Amazon is helping to line the pockets of hate groups.
  • “This is a conversation about morals and ethics and their own terms of service,” said Danielle Citron, a professor at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and author of the book “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace.”
  • Related: How did we let modern slavery become part of our everyday lives?

Of Special Interest | Why White Amerikanz Don’t Believe in ‘Personal Accountability’ for Police, Michael Gould-Wartofsky, In These Times

  • the explanation, there is a bewildering disconnect between white tolerance of police misconduct—including homicides—and the call for “personal accountability” that has long permeated our national policy discussions.
  • Recent protests have showcased American military might on domestic soil.
  • Related: ‘Dangerous precedent’ – Ray McGovern onexcessive police force

Bloggers & Columnists | Michel Chossudovsky, Amy Goodman, Gary G. Kohls, Ray McGovern, David Swanson

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In Peace & Non-violence | The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a global civil society coalition working to promote adherence to and full implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

All this and more in:

Activism & Organizing Project | An Hiroshima, Nagasaki Memorial Reader, Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

  • Part 1: Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • It was an act of sinister state terrorism.
  • Part 2: Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know
  • Things ... that are really important if we’re going to make sure this never happens again.
  • Part 3: The Goals of the Nuclear Disarmament Movement
  • Disarmament is the process of reducing and eradicating nuclear weapons

Arts, Culture, & Entertainment

From the Archives | “No civilization would tolerate what America has done.” David Masciotra, AlterNet  / Salon (Image: Lance Page / Truthout; Adapted: Sean McMenemy, Paula Bailey)

  • (We) have … been programmed into cruelty and apathy by (our) schools, churches, families, politics, and pop culture.
  • Institutional racism. Rampant income inequality. A broken justice system. America may never be a great society.
  • Related: Torture Is Who We Are
  • Related: Altruism and Sadism in Public Policy

and much more. Enjoy!

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