Category Archives: Reconciliation and healing

Where it all begins, Part 2

  By Kathie MM As noted in my last post , if people want to move their countries from a preoccupation with war, hatred, power, threat, and punishment to the pursuit of peace, brotherly (and sisterly) love, social equality, justice, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Rebellion and Revolution (the Non-Violent Variety)

by Kathie MM This week, citizens from all over the United States celebrated the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, “written by the rebelling fathers of the United States”. Symbolic of the long-ago battles, fireworks lit up the skies and … Continue reading

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Learning from ‘mainstream’ and ‘politicized’ encounter programs

Note from Kathie MM: Many peace advocates are becoming discouraged about what seems to be unremittent violence in many parts of the world, including the Middle East. But there are important and promising peace initiatives that get less attention in … Continue reading

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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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