Category Archives: Perspective-taking

Look what’s happening right in MA

By  Cole Harrison, Massachusetts Peace Action Note from Kathie MM: Massachusetts Peace Action is very active on behalf of peace and social justice. Here are some of their upcoming activities. Palestine to Detroit-Flint Photo Exhibit PARALLELS EXIST BETWEEN THE REGIONS of … Continue reading

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POLITICAL MIND GAMES: How the 1% manipulate our understanding of what’s happening, what’s right, and what’s possible

  Note from KMM: Are you satisfied with the way things are going in this country today?  or wondering what the heck went wrong and why we seem to be in such a mess?  if you want some answers and … Continue reading

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Enlightenment and Social Hope, Part 1

  By  Stefan Schindler In his 1784 essay on the nature of Enlightenment, Immanuel Kant declared: “Enlightenment is liberation from self-imposed immaturity.” He also noted that, if I may be so bold as to paraphrase, “We live in an age … Continue reading

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Alicia Garza: Follow her to justice

by Kathie MM In celebration of Black History Month, this post honors Alicia Garza (included in EP’s second list of 100 peace and justice advocates), a model of the characteristics that define peace activists. Nonviolence: Alicia’s main goal is the … Continue reading

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