Category Archives: Champions of peace

For your own good

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by Kathie mm This says it all.  Look.  Listen. Think. Act.

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The Sharpest Gene, Part 1

by Kathie MM It is not surprising that several previous engaging peace posts have made references to Gene Sharp—e.g., here and here .  What is surprising, even to me, is that I have not yet devoted the kind of space to … Continue reading

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Peace and Contemporary Resistance: Cédric Herrou, and Us

by Alice LoCicero In a tiny village in southern France, in 2017, lives a courageous contemporary resister: Cédric Herrou [1]. Herrou is a farmer who has helped African refugees along the treacherous route to Europe through Italy and France.  He … 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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