Category Archives: Media

Speaking of epidemics and the need for cures

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by Kathie MM Racialopathy and ethnicopathy are intimately related to another form of social pathology —addiction to guns — a topic regularly addressed on Engaging Peace (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017). A must-read article by David S. Bernstein … Continue reading

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Fossil fuel or life? Polar bears today. The world’s children tomorrow?

Today’s post features excerpts from a Common Dreams staff writer, Julia Conley, who describes an award-winning video  of a polar bear starving to death. Global warming results in less ice, which means less availability of polar bears’ food. Conley’s story and … Continue reading

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A POETICS OF PEACE

by  Stefan Schindler Autumn comes; the leaf falls from the tree. Does the leaf release itself? Or does the tree release the leaf? The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind. …………………………………………     Beauty before me; beauty behind … 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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