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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 9302
2 Military Recruiting Vans Draw Fire Pat Elder 8965
3 U.S. Military Takes Education Hostage Rick Jahnkow 7157
4 Congress Plants Another Pentagon Virus in Public Education Rick Jahnkow 9442
5 Jr. ROTC Contributes to the School Funding Crisis Rick Jahnkow 9515
6 A Strategic Blind Spot for Progressives Rick Jahnkow 10407
7 Surprise Attempt to Force Military Training into High Schools Fails — for Now Rick Jahnkow 8196
8 2005 Could Be a Turning Point for the Antiwar Movement Rick Jahnkow 8786
9 In Need of a Proactive Peace Movement Rick Jahnkow 8668
10 National Counter-recruitment Movement Enters New Stage Rick Jahnkow 3583
11 A Few Good Kids? webmaster 30513
12 Veterans and GIs: 'The only occupations in our interests are here in the U.S.' webmaster 18025
13 An Interview with Clint Coppernoll - Counter-Recruitement: Preventing the Military from Getting More Youth for Their Wars webmaster 6650
14 The Permanent Militarization of America Aaron B. O’Connell 21474
15 Cessation of Military Recruiting in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools Amy Hagopian & Kathy Barker -American Public Health Association 6861
16 Should We End Military Recruiting in High Schools as a Matter of Child Protection and Public Health? Amy Hagopian, PhD, Kathy Barker, PhD 11782
17 Militarism in Education Andreas Speck 7225
18 Countering Junior Recruitment Asif ullah 11159
19 Student – Teacher Unity is the Only Way Forward! BullenInaBible 4564
20 How the Military Collects Data on Millions of High School Students Charles Davis 1142
21 War Making and State Making as Organized Crime Charles Tilly 13375
22 Teaching Peace Colman McCarthy 9895
23 Military Veterans and Corporate America Dan Beucke 5571
24 Marquette and ROTC: an unholy alliance Daniel C. Maguire 1110
25 A Disturbing Meeting at the Gym Dave Lindorff 5796
26 U.S. Army Assaults Its Biggest Fan David Swanson 8710
27 When the World Outlawed War David Swanson 13059
28 Resistance of One David Swanson 7147
29 Wars Begin in High School Cafeterias David Swanson 10381
30 Army Experience Center’s Bad Experience: Turns out Training Kids to Kill Not Popular with Public David Swanson 10289
31 Illegal Immigrants: Uncle Sam Wants You Deborah Davis 8690
32 Teachers of Garfield High School in Seattle Say No! dianerav 10075
33 10 Ways to Protect Your Child From the ASVAB Dr. Teresa Whitehurst 29918
34 Jorge Mariscal habla sobre el reclutamiento de latinoamericanos en el ejército de Estados Unidos Erasmo Magoulas 9366
35 The Impact of Media Violence on Children and Adolescents: Opportunities for Clinical Interventions Eugene V Beresin, M.D. 2408
36 Military Targets Corvallis High Schools: Too Young to Drink, Old Enough to Serve Genevieve Weber - Corvallis Advocate 7999
37 Military Recruiters Target Campus Activists HADAS THIER And KATRINA YEAW 4907
38 Militarism and Education from a Feminist Perspective: the Case of Israel Haggith Gor & Rela Mazali 26082
39 Violence, USA Henry A. Giroux 3843
40 Violence, USA: The Warfare State and the Brutalizing of Everyday Life Henry A. Giroux 25133
41 Endless War - Marines prepare for enlistment challenge James Dao 9802
42 Sustainable Options for Youth: First Fall Visit to Austin High School Jeff Webster and Susan Van Haitsma 1155
43 "The Dark Knight Rises", Media Violence, & Social Change Jennifer Epps 16622
44 The Childrens Crusade Jennifer Wedekind 368
45 The Pentagon is Like the Vatican John Stanton 7260
46 America's Third World War John Stockwell 198
47 Teaching Children War Jon Letman 22832
48 Counter-Recruiting the "Hispanic Market" Jorge Mariscal 9625
49 Military Enlistment: or When a Contract Isn't Contract Jorge Mariscal 9298
50 How Military Recruiters Pitch to Latinos Jorge Mariscal 9151
51 What Veterans See Jorge Mariscal 8288
52 Growing the Military Jorge Mariscal 9119
53 Military Recruitment and the Immigration Debate Jorge Mariscal 13488
54 Youth Activists Demand Military-Free Schools Jorge Mariscal 7298
55 Still Waiting, Still DREAMing Jorge Mariscal 9503
56 Fighting the Poverty Draft Jorge Mariscal 8567
57 The Poverty Draft Jorge Mariscal 9465
58 The Securitized Student Kenneth J. Saltman 635
59 Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night Linda Pershing, with Lara Bell 30590
60 War, Inc: The Benefits of Endless Conflict Mark Taliano 4099
61 Notes Toward More Powerful Organizing: Pitfalls and Potential in Counter-recruitment Organizing Matt Guynn 13357
62 In Chicago schools' Junior ROTC programs, some see a troubling trend Matthew Kovac 4087
63 Mapping the Terrain of War Corporatism: The Human Terrain System within the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex Maximilian Forte 7059
64 Militarism in the Land, the Water and the Schools Michael Lujan Bevacqua 546
65 Questioning the Ethics of Military Recruitment at Fordham Nick Haggerty 504
66 Five Years of Counter Recruitment in Chicago Nick Kreitman 7346
67 Crack Down at Kent State NIKKI ROBINSON 4338
68 2013 Back-to-school Kit for Counter-recruiting and School De-militarization Organizing NNOMY Steering Committee 7088
69 Play virtual war as much as you like, but don’t shoot at the Red Cross! OPAL 1562
70 Direct Action against Militarism Owen Everett 1581
71 Report shows violence in movies, games can trigger agressive thoughts and feelings Pat Curtis 5532
72 A Call To All Activists to Shut Down the "Army Experience Center" Pat Elder 8897
73 Counter-Recruitment Deserves Higher Priority on the Peace Agenda Pat Elder 10171
74 Endless War: How Shooting Games Perpetuate War as the New Normal Patricia Hernandez 9683
75 Army Report Analyzes Decreasing Popularity of High School Military Testing Paula Hoffman-Villanueva 6353
76 Peaceful Vocations Demands Option 8 Privacy Protections for Texan High School Youth Peaceful Vocations 10576
77 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 472
78 How Peace Activists Can Win Access to Schools Equal to that of Military Recruiters Rick Jahnkow 10392
79 The Militarization of Catholic Jesuit University Education Robert Graf 3940
80 Saying No to Militarism Robert Koehler 6156
81 Returning Fire: Interventions in Video Game Culture Roger Stahl 8242
82 Just say No: Organizing Against Militarism in Public Schools Scott Harding - School of Social Work University of Connecticut / Seth Kershner - Simmons College 10703
83 Drones Are a Military Recruiting Issue Seth Kershner 301
84 Navy Steals: The military's new interest in STEM education Seth Kershner 4934
85 Education Alert: Military Teaches Our Kids Seth Kershner 723
86 The Military’s View of Counter-recruitment Seth Kershner 1302
87 Henry Giroux on the Militarization of Public Pedagogy Seth Kershner 1364
88 The militarization of American public schools Steve Filips and Don Barrett 438
89 Student Privacy and the Military in Connecticut: Don't Let SB 423 Die! The National Coalition to Protect Student Privacy 629
90 Teaching War Todd Finley 3862
91 Creating Killers and Dyers Tony Soldo 4767
92 Counter-recruitment revisited: Students against the Draft and War challenges the school administration at Foss high school in Tacoma Washington Various Sources 1314
93 Veterans for Peace Call for an End to NATO Veterans For Peaqce 4892
94 Military Service in the United States of America: Issues of Conscience and Human Rights War Resisters International 7614
95 It All Turns on Affection Wendell Berry 7024
96 Passing the Torch, at Last: Finding a New Generation of Anti-War Activists William Hathaway 1499
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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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