Author Archives: kathiemm

Where does honor lie?

Today, Memorial Day 2015, I commemorate what the United States could have been and still could be. The participation of colonists (invaders) from abroad in the near genocide of the native peoples did not make the United States great, let … Continue reading

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Refusing To Bow To The Forces Resisting Peace And Justice

By guest author Michael Furtado—a post in our intermittent series on moral disengement I am an online member of the virtual St Mary’s in Exile community based in South Brisbane, Queensland, though for many years I was an actual member … Continue reading

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The Endless Tragedy of Vietnam, Part 4

Part 4 in a series by Myra MacPherson, adapted from an article published in Consortium News February 16, 2015: We travel farther south, to Nha Trang. This fashionable resort mecca — with high-rise hotels, turquoise bay and sandy beaches — is in wild contrast to … Continue reading

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The Endless Tragedy of Vietnam, Part 3

Part 3 in a series by Myra MacPherson, adapted from an article published in Consortium News February 16, 2015 Back out of darkness, squinting in the sun, we walked to meet a nearby villager. His family thought him out of … Continue reading

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