Category Archives: militarization

100 Living Peace & Justice Leaders: List 2, Part 2

By Kathie Malley-Morrison & Anthony J. Marsella David Reiff, in his classic paper, “The precarious triumph of human rights” (New York Times Magazine, August 8, 1999), described characteristics of a “new moral order” that we desperately need today: Civil society; … 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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Remembering JFK: Voices from a Smoldering Grave

MEMORIAL PROSE POEM  by Anthony J. Marsella John Fitzgerald Kennedy  (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), President of the United States of America I. I cannot rest,                                                                                   My spirit rages;                                                                      Incomplete truths, lies — remain.                                               My grave … Continue reading

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