Category Archives: Democracy

Did you ever? Getting to peace and social justice activism

By Kathie MM Fear, anger, discouragement, and a sense of helplessness are running rampant in this country today, and they have been charging towards this sorry state for generations. But as pointed out in our recent series of posts , there are thousands … Continue reading

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Celebrating Reverend Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy, Part 5

By Kathie Malley-Morrison & Anthony J. Marsella One Hundred Living Peace Advocates & Activists: The second 50 nominations Here is the rest of our list of 100 nominees for the MLK Peace & Social Justice Activist Team.  The qualities for … Continue reading

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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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