Monthly Archives: June 2017

Learning from ‘mainstream’ and ‘politicized’ encounter programs

Note from Kathie MM: Many peace advocates are becoming discouraged about what seems to be unremittent violence in many parts of the world, including the Middle East. But there are important and promising peace initiatives that get less attention in … Continue reading

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From Outer Space, Three Guideposts for the Resistance

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by Roy Eidelson Later this summer, millions of Americans — from Oregon to South Carolina — will be looking skyward to witness a rare total solar eclipse as the moon briefly blots out the sun. Yet for so many in the … Continue reading

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Hear-ye, Hear-ye, Read all about it!

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By Kathie MM Last Saturday, June 17, 2017, on a miserably wet day, multitudes of women marched in New York City. Their purpose? Rallying for a United Nations ban on the use, development, and sale of nuclear weapons. Support for such a … Continue reading

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Where have all the fathers gone

by Anthony J. Marsella On this day honoring fathers, too many fathers have been and are being lost to war. General Smedley Butler’s words from 1935, in his book “War is a Racket” reminds us of who is benefitting from … Continue reading

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