Author Archives: Martin Smith

24 Hours in Gaza

I FIRST WANT TO THANK THE C-U COMMUNITY for their support of my participation in the Viva Palestina delegation. There is amazing local solidarity for justice in Palestine, and many people gave generously to make my trip possible. The Viva … Continue reading

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Structured Cruelty: Learning to Be a Lean, Mean Killing Machine

I will never forget standing in formation after the end of our final “hump,” Marine-speak for a forced march, at the end of the Crucible in March, 1997. The Crucible is the final challenge during Marine Corps boot camp and … Continue reading

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