Category Archives: resistance

Human Kindness: America’s Positive People

by Charles Bayer* Last week I described how I have often encountered America’s positive people — those I know, as well as complete strangers who have gone out of their way to be gracious and helpful. This week I want … Continue reading

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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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Whence go distracted minds?

by Kathie MM “To avoid [losing the throne], I defeated  [my enemies’] rebellion, and planned to lead an army to the Holy Land….Therefore, my Harry, make it your policy to focus the distracted minds of the people with foreign wars. Military … Continue reading

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Ain’t Gonna Finance War No More!

by Larry Bassett I have happily just passed the nine-month mark of my first year of massive resistance. I mark this new beginning of my life on June 11 with the death of my father and with my commitment to … Continue reading

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