Category Archives: colonialism

Getting to peace and social justice

By Anthony Marsella Here  is a straightforward list of actions and policies to promote peace amidst the madness of pursuing destruction and war for the apparent rewards of empire, economic, and delight in immorality and illegality. Productive Foreign Policy and Domestic … Continue reading

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The Post Glory Exuberance Disorder-PGED

                                                                                                               by Kathie MM Just google “perpetual war,” and you will find many articles on US involvement in what appear to be endless military actions around the world.  Google “PTSD” and you will find many more articles on the pernicious … 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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Reflections on Torture

By Guest Author, Anthony J. Marsella My study of the history of torture led me to conclude that our understanding of the nature, meaning, and consequences of “torture” may best be advanced by construing “torture,” not solely as a separate … Continue reading

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