Category Archives: Pacifism

Where have all the fathers gone

by Anthony J. Marsella On this day honoring fathers, too many fathers have been and are being lost to war. General Smedley Butler’s words from 1935, in his book “War is a Racket” reminds us of who is benefitting from … Continue reading

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What we can learn from Standing Rock—Part One

by Alice LoCicero North Dakota: At the daily meetings, anyone who wishes to speak can do so, for any length of time, on any topic. Others listen carefully, patiently, and respectfully, in order to learn from those who do, and … Continue reading

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Human Kindness: America’s Positive People

by Charles Bayer* Last week I described how I have often encountered America’s positive people — those I know, as well as complete strangers who have gone out of their way to be gracious and helpful. This week I want … Continue reading

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Ain’t Gonna Finance War No More!

by Larry Bassett I have happily just passed the nine-month mark of my first year of massive resistance. I mark this new beginning of my life on June 11 with the death of my father and with my commitment to … Continue reading

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