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Reflections on Torture

By Guest Author, Anthony J. Marsella My study of the history of torture led me to conclude that our understanding of the nature, meaning, and consequences of “torture” may best be advanced by construing “torture,” not solely as a separate … Continue reading

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National WHAT Day?

Have you heard the news? Friday, October 21, is the 21st National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation Day.  There are protest activities scheduled all around the country—including Massachusetts   –and internationally. Engagingpeace has … Continue reading

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Had enough massacres yet?

First of all, perhaps we should stop harping on “gun control.” The hard-core right-wing NRA devotees will never stop fighting all kinds of control. That’s a dirty word to millions. It’s in their bible: “Don’t you dare try to control … Continue reading

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How do we end violence against children? Let me count the ways.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ms2yL3zpqy0

Violence confronts children at every level of society–in their relationships with parents and siblings, in the home, at school, and in the media and values that dominate their nation.

Hitting, punching, kicking are forms of violence.
Humiliation… Continue reading

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