Monthly Archives: August 2017

SED Student Helps Bring Israeli, Palestinian Youth Together

by Joel Brown Dana Dunwoody (SED’19) (above) spent part of her summer using disc games to bring Israeli and Palestinian youth together at the Ultimate Peace camp in southern Israel. Photos courtesy of Ultimate Peace. By Joel Brown Just about … Continue reading

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Rambo and the Dalai Lama:The Compulsion to Win and Its Threat to Human Survival

by Gordon Fellman This book builds from the proposition that until now most encounters have been organized so that the point of them is to overcome the other. This is true for the most part of relations between men and … Continue reading

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Getting to Better Signs

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In response to my last post, “Getting to Good“, several engaging peace readers sent  photos of signs displayed at the counter-rally on Boston Commons last Saturday, when members of a number of social justice groups faced off against the group rallying … Continue reading

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Getting to Good

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By Kathie MM In a response to my recent post  honoring Gene Sharpe for his long commitment to nonviolent opposition to dictatorial regimes, Ed Agro commented, “the prescriptions are of little help in the next step: once the struggle is “over” – … Continue reading

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