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Articles written from activists in the Peace and Counter-recruitment movement relating to the militarization of youth.

# Article Title Author Hits
1 Another Cover for Army Recruiting Pat Elder 9012
2 Military Recruiting Vans Draw Fire Pat Elder 8685
3 U.S. Military Takes Education Hostage Rick Jahnkow 6969
4 Congress Plants Another Pentagon Virus in Public Education Rick Jahnkow 9192
5 Jr. ROTC Contributes to the School Funding Crisis Rick Jahnkow 9261
6 A Strategic Blind Spot for Progressives Rick Jahnkow 10168
7 Surprise Attempt to Force Military Training into High Schools Fails — for Now Rick Jahnkow 8030
8 2005 Could Be a Turning Point for the Antiwar Movement Rick Jahnkow 8556
9 In Need of a Proactive Peace Movement Rick Jahnkow 8462
10 National Counter-recruitment Movement Enters New Stage Rick Jahnkow 2301
11 A Few Good Kids? webmaster 28923
12 Veterans and GIs: 'The only occupations in our interests are here in the U.S.' webmaster 16967
13 An Interview with Clint Coppernoll - Counter-Recruitement: Preventing the Military from Getting More Youth for Their Wars webmaster 6488
14 The Permanent Militarization of America Aaron B. O’Connell 20328
15 Cessation of Military Recruiting in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Amy Hagopian & Kathy Barker -American Public Health Association 5692
16 Should We End Military Recruiting in High Schools as a Matter of Child Protection and Public Health? Amy Hagopian, PhD, Kathy Barker, PhD 11107
17 Militarism in Education Andreas Speck 6506
18 Countering Junior Recruitment Asif ullah 10527
19 Student – Teacher Unity is the Only Way Forward! BullenInaBible 4457
20 War Making and State Making as Organized Crime Charles Tilly 10897
21 Teaching Peace Colman McCarthy 8105
22 Military Veterans and Corporate America Dan Beucke 5419
23 Marquette and ROTC: an unholy alliance Daniel C. Maguire 960
24 A Disturbing Meeting at the Gym Dave Lindorff 5688
25 U.S. Army Assaults Its Biggest Fan David Swanson 8474
26 When the World Outlawed War David Swanson 12536
27 Resistance of One David Swanson 6974
28 Wars Begin in High School Cafeterias David Swanson 10078
29 Army Experience Center’s Bad Experience: Turns out Training Kids to Kill Not Popular with Public David Swanson 9989
30 Illegal Immigrants: Uncle Sam Wants You Deborah Davis 8417
31 Teachers of Garfield High School in Seattle Say No! dianerav 9139
32 10 Ways to Protect Your Child From the ASVAB Dr. Teresa Whitehurst 28279
33 Jorge Mariscal habla sobre el reclutamiento de latinoamericanos en el ejército de Estados Unidos Erasmo Magoulas 9135
34 The Impact of Media Violence on Children and Adolescents: Opportunities for Clinical Interventions Eugene V Beresin, M.D. 2064
35 Military Targets Corvallis High Schools: Too Young to Drink, Old Enough to Serve Genevieve Weber - Corvallis Advocate 7561
36 Military Recruiters Target Campus Activists HADAS THIER And KATRINA YEAW 4823
37 Militarism and Education from a Feminist Perspective: the Case of Israel Haggith Gor & Rela Mazali 24613
38 Violence, USA Henry A. Giroux 2798
39 Violence, USA: The Warfare State and the Brutalizing of Everyday Life Henry A. Giroux 23395
40 Endless War - Marines prepare for enlistment challenge James Dao 9115
41 Sustainable Options for Youth: First Fall Visit to Austin High School Jeff Webster and Susan Van Haitsma 845
42 "The Dark Knight Rises", Media Violence, & Social Change Jennifer Epps 14155
43 The Childrens Crusade Jennifer Wedekind 200
44 The Pentagon is Like the Vatican John Stanton 7086
45 Teaching Children War Jon Letman 21606
46 Counter-Recruiting the "Hispanic Market" Jorge Mariscal 9361
47 Military Enlistment: or When a Contract Isn't Contract Jorge Mariscal 9068
48 How Military Recruiters Pitch to Latinos Jorge Mariscal 8901
49 What Veterans See Jorge Mariscal 8103
50 Growing the Military Jorge Mariscal 8912
51 Military Recruitment and the Immigration Debate Jorge Mariscal 12621
52 Youth Activists Demand Military-Free Schools Jorge Mariscal 7142
53 Still Waiting, Still DREAMing Jorge Mariscal 9247
54 Fighting the Poverty Draft Jorge Mariscal 8239
55 The Poverty Draft Jorge Mariscal 9260
56 The Securitized Student Kenneth J. Saltman 389
57 Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night Linda Pershing, with Lara Bell 28641
58 War, Inc: The Benefits of Endless Conflict Mark Taliano 3949
59 Notes Toward More Powerful Organizing: Pitfalls and Potential in Counter-recruitment Organizing Matt Guynn 12892
60 In Chicago schools' Junior ROTC programs, some see a troubling trend Matthew Kovac 1858
61 Mapping the Terrain of War Corporatism: The Human Terrain System within the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex Maximilian Forte 6441
62 Militarism in the Land, the Water and the Schools Michael Lujan Bevacqua 414
63 Questioning the Ethics of Military Recruitment at Fordham Nick Haggerty 344
64 Five Years of Counter Recruitment in Chicago Nick Kreitman 7188
65 Crack Down at Kent State NIKKI ROBINSON 4230
66 2013 Back-to-school Kit for Counter-recruiting and School De-militarization Organizing NNOMY Steering Committee 3920
67 Play virtual war as much as you like, but don’t shoot at the Red Cross! OPAL 638
68 Direct Action against Militarism Owen Everett 1309
69 Report shows violence in movies, games can trigger agressive thoughts and feelings Pat Curtis 5382
70 A Call To All Activists to Shut Down the "Army Experience Center" Pat Elder 8537
71 Counter-Recruitment Deserves Higher Priority on the Peace Agenda Pat Elder 9875
72 Endless War: How Shooting Games Perpetuate War as the New Normal Patricia Hernandez 9241
73 Army Report Analyzes Decreasing Popularity of High School Military Testing Paula Hoffman-Villanueva 4650
74 Peaceful Vocations Demands Option 8 Privacy Protections for Texan High School Youth Peaceful Vocations 8444
75 Targeting Youth: What Everyone Should Know About Mulitary Recruiting in Public High Schools Report Prepared by The Constitutional Litigation Clinic, Rutgers School of Law-Newark 314
76 How Peace Activists Can Win Access to Schools Equal to that of Military Recruiters Rick Jahnkow 10067
77 The Militarization of Catholic Jesuit University Education Robert Graf 2708
78 Saying No to Militarism Robert Koehler 5935
79 Returning Fire: Interventions in Video Game Culture Roger Stahl 7926
80 Just say No: Organizing Against Militarism in Public Schools Scott Harding - School of Social Work University of Connecticut / Seth Kershner - Simmons College 6980
81 Navy Steals: The military's new interest in STEM education Seth Kershner 4694
82 Education Alert: Military Teaches Our Kids Seth Kershner 69
83 The Military’s View of Counter-recruitment Seth Kershner 794
84 Henry Giroux on the Militarization of Public Pedagogy Seth Kershner 956
85 Teaching War Todd Finley 2982
86 Creating Killers and Dyers Tony Soldo 4635
87 Counter-recruitment revisited: Students against the Draft and War challenges the school administration at Foss high school in Tacoma Washington Various Sources 1142
88 Veterans for Peace Call for an End to NATO Veterans For Peaqce 4748
89 Military Service in the United States of America: Issues of Conscience and Human Rights War Resisters International 7366
90 It All Turns on Affection Wendell Berry 6791
91 Passing the Torch, at Last: Finding a New Generation of Anti-War Activists William Hathaway 281
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Stretched to supply the manpower to fight two wars, the US military has stepped up efforts to recruit teenagers and young adults.  Videogames, social networks, and the schools themselves are all fertile soil for Pentagon recruiters.  On this edition, guest host Anna Sussman hosts a roundtable discussion about the new face of military recruiting, and counter-recruiting efforts taking place. 

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