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100 new peace activists

By Kathie Malley-Morrison & Anthony J. Marsella Be not afraid!  You are not alone! There are thousands of advocates and activists across the world bringing conscience to the struggle for peace and justice–individuals from all walks of life, willing to … Continue reading

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Another profile in activism: Alicia Garza

by Kathie MM This post, in celebration of Black History Month, honors Alicia Garza (included in EP’s second list of 100 peace and justice advocates), a model of the characteristics that define peace and peace activists. Nonviolence: Alicia’s main goal … Continue reading

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Four countries that have nearly eliminated gun deaths

Anyone who believes that all human beings are hopelessly and incurably aggressive and that nothing can be done to halt the growing number of mass shootings in this country should read Chris Weller’s article in Business Insider. And please don’t try to tell me … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Special: A Profile in Activism

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  by Kathie MM In a chart in a recent post entitled 100 Living Peace and Justice Leaders, the characteristics attributed to peace and justice leaders and models included: nonviolence, inspiration, tolerating struggle, empathy & compassion, integrity, courage, and a … Continue reading

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