Category Archives: Champions of peace

The Predator President

Published on Monday, February 27, 2017, by Common Dreams The Predatory Presidency Recent executive orders reveal the Trump White House as a ruthless predator set to prey upon the most vulnerable among us. by Roy Eidelson In the Galapagos Islands, … Continue reading

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Just for a change: Messages to live by

by Kathie MM As currently envisioned, the U.S. Peace Memorial  will consist of twelve walls, or facets, containing engraved peace quotes from famous Americans (including, for example, Noam Chomsky, Martin Luther King Jr., Jeanette Rankin, Margaret Mead, Albert Einstein) as … Continue reading

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A Wondrous Quartet

I have often preached on the indispensability of empathy in cooperative human relationships—e.g., here and here and here. But to “make the world a better place,” as so many of us want to do, empathy is not enough. It is … Continue reading

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Looking for inspiration?

In our country right now, frustration, anger, and fear are running rampant, along with the scapegoating that inevitably accompanies those emotions. But know what?  If you are alive, you can make a difference.  Millions of people are striving actively on … Continue reading

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