Category Archives: Armed conflict

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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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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Beware the spin!

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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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