Category Archives: Human rights

Addressing Fractionation: Principles for Arbitrating the “Common Good”

By Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service Introduction 1. Fractionation There is an urgent need for healing the divisive separation of people, societies, and nations. A continuation of the present intentional and unintentional “fractionation” forebodes a tragic future. … Continue reading

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The new brunch

By Deborah Belle If rallies are the new brunch, then I partook twice on Tax Day. I had long planned to attend the afternoon Tax Day rally on the Cambridge Common to insist that Pres. Trump disclose his tax returns. … Continue reading

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Silence the drums

by Kathie MM Uh, oh,  the war drums are echoing around this country, as bombs drop in Syria and Iraq, in Yemen, and horrifyingly with the mother of all bombs in Afghanistan. My response to the beating of those war drums … Continue reading

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The Sustaining Fires of Standing Rock: A Movement Grows

by Roy J. Eidelson  Over the past year, a remote area of North Dakota has been the improbable and prophetic site of a struggle with profound ramifications for us all. The confrontation has pitted the Water Protectors — the Standing Rock Sioux, … Continue reading

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