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| || Illegal Immigrants: Uncle Sam Wants You|| Deborah Davis -
Latino teenagers, including illegal immigrants are being recruited into the military with false promises.In 1996, Jesus Alberto ...|
| The Poverty Draft|| Jorge Mariscal -
Do military recruiters disproportionately target communities of color and the poor?
Recently I stumbled upon an online exchange abo...|
Learning the Issues about Youth Demilitarization
The NNOMY Reader is a useful primer to learn about the realities of military recruitment, the militarism effecting our youth in schools and our opportunities for peaceful coexistance. This collection of articles represents a historical overview of the U.S. based counter-recruitment movement's strategies to inform and intervene in schools and the community about the Pentagon's multi-billion dollar programs to recruit America's youth into escalating wars. The NNOMY Reader also includes some information on alternatives to enlistment, as well as research presented by activists and investigators on the nature and risks of cultural militarization and how it threatens our democracy. Learn more
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Hollywood Warfare: How the Pentagon Censors the Movies
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.
Sandra Schwartz, American Friends Service Committee San Francisco Peace Education Coordinator; David Ledesma, One Voice Executive Director; Sokthy Mean, Bay-Peace counter recruiter.
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