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Peace group seeks to restore Cove grove – StamfordAdvocate

Kathryn Rhodes and Eric Petersen, followers of the late spiritual leader Sri Chinmoy, are working on a compromise they plan to present to the commission this month. Arpan De’Angelo, a fellow organizer and captain of the World Harmony Run, said many people have noticed the grove diminish over the years. Read the full story here: Peace group seeks to restore ...

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Most Dangerous Man In America gets Oscar nomination

“The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers” was nominated last week for an Oscar for Best Documentary, and rightly so. Although Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith’s film deserves recognition as an exemplary piece of nonfiction filmmaking, it pulses with the suspense and momentum of a sleek thriller — a wily caper flick that just happens ...

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The Obama disarmament paradox by Greg Mello | Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Last April in Prague, President Barack Obama gave a speech that many have interpreted as a commitment to significant nuclear disarmament. Now, however, the White House is requesting one of the larger increases in warhead spending history. If its request is fully funded, warhead spending would rise 10 percent in a single year, with further increases promised for the future. ...

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‘Peace Prize’ President Submits Largest War Budget Ever

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday asked Congress to approve a record $708 billion in defense spending for fiscal year 2011, including a 3.4 percent increase in the Pentagon’s base budget and $159 billion to fund U.S. military missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The White House budget request also included $33 billion in additional funding for fiscal 2010 ...

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Three honored with Connecticut College´s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards

Three members of the Connecticut College community were honored with the college’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards during a celebration of King’s life Jan. 29. This year’s recipients are William Wuyke, adjunct professor of physical education, director of the fitness center and head coach of strength and conditioning; the Rev. Claudia Highbaugh, dean of religious and spiritual ...

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With Nuclear, Conventional Arms Pacts Stalled, U.S. Moves Missiles And Troops To Russian Border | http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com

With Nuclear, Conventional Arms Pacts Stalled, U.S. Moves Missiles And Troops To Russian Border Rick Rozoff 2010 is proceeding in a manner more befitting the third month of the year, named after the Roman god of war, than the first whose name is derived from a pacific deity. On January 13 the Associated Press reported that the White House will ...

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Russia will not just watch Patriot missiles deployed | thenews.pl

Russia’s ambassador to NATO Dmitry Rogozin, warned on Friday that his country will not passively watch the deployment of a U.S. Patriot missile battery in Poland. The US will supply the Patriots and 100 troops in Poland this year, to be stationed not far from the Russian Kaliningrad border. “Do they really think that we will calmly watch the location ...

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Cost of continuing wars to be marked in stone

Reclaiming the Prophetic Voice will again be marking the cost of the continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan by placing the January stone on the Memorial Cairn at the intersection of Broadway, Elm and Park streets in New Haven at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1. The January stone will be inscribed with the January total of U.S. military personnel ...

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