After a couple of hours of fine speeches at the Lincoln Memorial highlighting the challenges facing those working for peace, Ray thought he would try to inject a somewhat merrier note. So he ditched his prepared remarks and went with the Berrigans and Yeats.
Those who click on Bill Hughes’s article are encouraged to scroll down to Bill’s video of a short talk by Veteran For Peace member and activist Bruce Gagnon, who discusses the “U.S. pivot to Asia” and the “threat” from North Korea – the ostensible justification for emplacing U.S. missile defense systems around the Asian periphery of North Korea, China, and Russia. The real reason = what Pope Francis has called the “blood-drenched arms traders.”