Category Archives: Children and war

Trump Has Taken A Page Straight From The Hitler Playbook

by Steven Reisner And you shall not mistreat a stranger, nor shall you oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” ― Exodus 22:20 As a child, I lived in two worlds: the world that I shared … Continue reading

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Ferguson: The telling is in the art

by Kathie MM Artists, musicians, and poets often seem to have a special capacity for empathy and a driving need to use their gifts to resist violence and oppression. Their work makes a chronically troubled world a better place, a … Continue reading

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TIME TO THINK (BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE): TWO POEMS FROM TOM GREENING

Military Recruiters by Tom Greening Ghouls troll school halls preying on the young who have no better options. A protester asks a teacher, “Aren’t you afraid they’ll get killed?” and is answered, “Better a short life with meaning than a … Continue reading

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