Category Archives: Democracy

Celebrating the MLK Legacy, Part 1

  Welcome to the Land of King! by Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. Ladies and gentlemen, I write to you today from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the birthplace and national shrine of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–1968), clergyman, civil rights leader, … Continue reading

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Veterans Speak Out, Part 2

by Ross Caputi  Veteran Privilege I worry that by using the authority and privilege of veteran voices to spread our antiwar message and deflect criticism, we in the antiwar movement have inadvertently made veterans into a kind of propaganda, packaging … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution 3: Engaging New Leaders

By Kathie MM Selected New Year’s Resolution of the Day: Engage new leaders at every level of the political system. The country’s government is a mess, has been so for ages , and is getting worse.  That’s why you frequently … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution 2: Resist Racism

by Kathie MM So, for 2018, will you be content resolving to lose weight and/or get more exercise or do you want to aim a little higher—for world peace, for example?  Or maybe just greater peace in your neighborhood and … Continue reading

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