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Seeking the kindness of strangers, Part II

  This is the second post by Alice LoCiero on the recent virtual demonization of refugee children from Central America.   Two children stand by their school in Cubilguitz, Guatemala, as U.S. Army Master Sgt. Russell Kempker, a Missouri Army … Continue reading

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Gaza: Time to take sides

The news out of Gaza has been horrendous, overwhelming, tragic, heart-breaking. Death upon death. Destruction after destruction. Loss of life; losses for families, communities, the human race. It is easy to feel rage and horror, depression and defeat. Will the … Continue reading

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Seeking the kindness of strangers, Part I

This is the first in a series of two posts by Alice LoCicero. It is easy to blur the truth with a simple linguistic trick: start your story from “Secondly”…..Mourid Barghouti  Since 2006, I have worked with children and adolescents … Continue reading

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Does Nonviolent Resistance Work? Part 4c

               This is the third of three posts comprising Part IV of a series of posts in which Dr. Ian Hansen shares his thoughts on nonviolence. See also Part 1a, Part 1b, Part 1c, Part 2a, Part 2b, Part2c, Part3a,  Part3b, Part3c, and Part 4a.   The violence of … Continue reading

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