Monthly Archives: October 2011

War, Imperialism, and #Occupywallstreet

10 Years + Counting talked with organizer Prachi Patankar about the South Asia Solidarity Initiative and War Resisters League‘s call to action at Zuccotti Park. Below is the group’s invitation, followed by an interview with Prachi about the work they do: October … Continue reading

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An Open Letter on the Word “Foreign”

Kevin Buckland of 350.0rg shared his recent article with 10 Years + Counting connecting the cost of war to the KeystoneXL for Tar Sands Action: To Whom it May Concern – [Please note: This letter about the war will be written … Continue reading

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The War and Wall Street

October 5, 2011 This week will be an exceptional one. It will mark a decade at war and the beginning, perhaps, of a sustained, cross-issue, multi-generational struggle to create real change in this country we care so much about. Take … Continue reading

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An Enduring Aftermath: An Interview with Nina Berman, Documentary Photographer

Minneapolis curator and arts writer Tricia Khutoretsky interviews photographer Nina Berman for 10 Years + Counting. Nina begun taking photographs 10 years ago, and has since been working on ongoing documentation of America since the invasion of Afghanistan. Photographs are … Continue reading

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What Needs Changing (the Peace Movement)

Transcribed from a speech given at Military-Industrial Complex at 50 Conference by Jonathan Williams,  manager of communications and online organizing for Peace Action and co-founder of Civilian-Soldier Alliance: Thanks to everyone for organizing this conference. I appreciate the opportunity to speak with you today. How do … Continue reading

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No Place Called Home

Kim Schultz on the making of her play “No Place Called Home”, a reaction to 9/11 and the costs of war. Recently we as a nation commemorated the anniversary of 9/11. I along with my fellow New Yorkers and Americans … Continue reading

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Poetry of Provocation and Witness from Split This Rock: Poem # 15

Arguments   For the people of Iraq   consider the infinite fragility of an infant’s skull how the bones lie soft and open only time knitting them shut   consider a delicate porcelain bowl— how it crushes under a single … Continue reading

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