Category Archives: capitalism

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 because global warming means less ice means less availability of polar bears’ food. Conley’s story and the … 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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Engaging Peace vs. Lemmingcide

by Kathie MM Engaging peace.  For what purpose should we engage peace? To resist violence. To prevent violence.  To end violence. Violence is life-shattering, life-destroying. Peace is life-affirming, love-affirming, future-affirming. Right now life on Earth faces the most violent assault … Continue reading

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