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G is for Genocide; R is for Remembrance.

The Holocaust is the iconic narrative of man’s inhumanity to man, of unspeakable cruelty to men, women, and children, of horrors multiplied infinitely by the systematic, scientific nature of that state-sponsored genocide. But we do need to speak of it. … Continue reading

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What is a patriot?

(Pikes Peak in Colorado was the inspiration for the song America the Beautiful.) According to the Miriam Webster online dictionary, a patriot is a person who loves and strongly supports or fights for his or her country. That means I’m … Continue reading

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Pope Francis

I am not a Catholic in the Holy Roman Church sense, and indeed have long had a distrust of organized religion because of its historic role in perpetration of and tolerance for violence—the infamous bloody Crusades not being the only … Continue reading

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Another Way to Struggle against Militarism: War Tax Resistance

By guest author Erica Weiland [note from KMM: One of the objectives of the Engaging Peace blog is to encourage activism in support of peace and in opposition to war. We strive to educate our readers about different approaches to … Continue reading

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