JFK Peace Speech

JFK & Peace on President’s Day

Today we remember President Kennedy’s speech in June 1963 on “the most important topic, peace.” “What kind of peace do I mean? What kind of peace do we seek? Not a Pax Americana enforced on the world by American weapons of war. Not the peace of the grave or the security of the slave. I […]

Sarasota Reading March 27

The Peace Education and Action Center in Sarasota, Florida are planning a production of Project Unspeakable for Thursday,  March 27th at 7pm at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center. We will post details as we have them.

Chicago Reading by Renew Now Players

On Friday, February 28, at 6:00 p.m. First Church of the Brethren of Chicago and the Renew Now players will present a dramatic reading of “Project Unspeakable.” Witnesses shed important light on “unspeakables” of today—crimes of corruption between government and corporate allies that inflame many of the crises currently besetting our country and the earth. […]

UMass-Amherst Reading

On the 49th anniversary of  the assassination of  El Hajj Malik El Shabazz/Malcolm X, the Amherst Area NAACP and the Sankofa Foundation invites you to a staged reading of  “Project Unspeakable” followed by discussion with Emeritus Prof. William Strickland, author of  Malcolm X: Make It Plain;  the chief  script writer Court Dorsey; and Prof. Gil […]

Edward Snowden

Today’s Assassination Target

Granted anonymity, US intelligence officials and defense contractors say that the desire to assassinate Edward Snowden is widespread. “I think if we had the chance, we would end it very quickly,” he said. “Just casually walking on the streets of Moscow, coming back from buying his groceries. Going back to his flat and he is […]

The Real MLK

“I get so tired of people turning Dr. King into a dreamer. They made him safe. He was a revolutionary.”   Prof. Doreen Loury, Arcadia University. Six of the “greatest MLK speeches you have never heard” have been posted on CNN with commentary and links. His sermon at the Riverside Church is included. The speech lost […]

“The Burglary”

In a new book by former Washington Post journalist Betty Medsger, the story of how ordinary Americans revealed the secret program of J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO, to infiltrate and discredit dissident groups. In 1971, three months before Daniel Ellsberg released The Pentagon Papers, this small group broke into an FBI field office, stole documents, and […]

MLK Reading

“During the 1960’s, Martin Luther King was the most powerful moral authority in the country. As he enlarged his nonviolent activism against racial segregation in order to articulate the seamless relationship between militarism, poverty, and racism, to campaign for an end to the Vietnam War, and to design a Poor People’s campaign, he threatened the […]

“Truth is Coming. It Can’t Be Stopped.”

Daniel Ellsberg and other whistleblowers have delivered an invitation to civil servants to take action: “Hidden away in offices of various government departments, intelligence agencies, police forces and armed forces are dozens and dozens of people who are very much upset by what our societies are turning into: at the very least, turnkey tyrannies… You […]

“The Only Thing We have to Fear … Is the CIA”

Ray McGovern’s thoughtful article connects the dots between the CIA, the assassination of JFK, and Obama’s timid handling of the intelligence community today, with a nod to the book by James Douglass.“In my view, the best dissection of the evidence pertaining to the murder appeared in James Douglass’s 2008 book, JFK and the Unspeakable. After […]