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It seems impossible until it’s done

Speaking of struggles and wins, Nelson Mandela once said ‘It seems impossible until it’s done’. And as Martin Luther King pointed out, power doesn’t surrender itself – it has to be taken.

We know, in history, so many struggles have taken decades to reach their goal. But, for all that, wins do come.

We want excessive, runaway military spending to be put in this same spotlight. We need a major civil society effort to address this tough issue – with all its vested interests – head on.

The short video below puts this new campaign proposal in context.

Introduction and Issues

NOTE: All the short non-commercial videos above are made from various clips, pics and other media borrowed from a variety of sources and used for educational/informational reference only.

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June 2017  The Vatican

Pope Francis’s June prayer intention is “the elimination of arms trade.”

‘It’s hypocritical to speak of peace while fueling the arms trade, which only serves the “merchants of death,” exacerbating wars not fought to “solve a problem” but to benefit the weapons industry.’

Watch:

Save the Children – Yemen – Published on Sep 12, 2017
Is this an export we can be proud of?

Read More

https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2017/06/03/pope-franciss-prayer-stop-merchants-death/

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