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Building a Just and Sustainable World May 2008
The Summer 2008 issue of YES! shows how we could save billions by cutting back on military spending, closing some of our 800-plus foreign military bases, and abolishing nuclear weapons. We could recreate our relationships with Iran, China, Cuba, and elsewhere, and base our foreign policy on the world’s common need for a more secure and sustainable planet.
You can help make that happen. The “Superpower? Get Over It” issue of YES! shows how people are voting in their hometown for peace, supporting returning veterans, and linking up with people from distant parts of the world.
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Sarah van Gelder
Highlights from the Latest YES!
John Feffer says the U.S. could try something unprecedented. “We could turn our back on empire” and join a community of nations. The reasons are many; the benefits would be world changing.
Think foreign policy is just for politicians? These 12 (extra)ordinary people are changing the way we relate to others around the world.
How can we transform our most difficult global relationships? Eight experts give their advice on a new role for the United States and its relations with Iran, Cuba, Latin America, China, and other places.
If we are to make peace, we must heal the wounds of the soldiers who fought our wars. Here's how each of us can help.
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We look behind the hype to the records, advisors, and promises of the presidential candidates on military spending, international law, terrorism, trade, and diplomacy.
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