Monthly Archives: January 2018

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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In Pursuit of Peace and Justice: 100 Peace & Justice Leaders and Models

By Anthony J. Marsella and Kathleen Malley-Morrison Note from Kathie MM: Enjoy this culmination of the quest in which we have engaged the past two weeks to  identify 100 examples of peace and justice leaders, illustrated with enticing and enlightening … Continue reading

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Sabbath Satori

by Stefan Schindler “Do we want to preserve the traditions – the history, prayers, rituals, and faith – which make Judaism distinctive, or do we want to become just a bunch of ethicists?” An ethicist advocates virtue, and the rabbi’s … Continue reading

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We Let Them Pull the Trigger

Note from Kathie MM: Abby Zimet, from Common Dreams (an online real news site to which you should subscribe only if you want more honesty, more courage, more speaking of truth to power in your news stories), tells it like … Continue reading

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