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Watch for our enemies (We are they.)

Note from Kathie: Wherever possible, we attempt on this blog to provide psychological perspectives on violence and nonviolence.  Today, we share this slightly condensed Open Letter from Canadian Psychologists regarding Donald Trump’s travel ban. “We as Canadian professors of psychology and practitioners … Continue reading

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If he were alive….

If he were alive.  If he had not been struck down by an assassin’s bullet.  If he had not embraced the mantle of peace and social justice in a country where murderers abound, and where their targets are frequently people … Continue reading

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May Pete rest in peace

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Peace and social justice are what Pete Seeger tirelessly worked for and sang for throughout his life.

Seeger was the consummate activist, hounded by the FBI because he would not name names during … Continue reading

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Human rights urgency

December 10 is Human Rights Day, the anniversary of the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights. In 1993, the World Conference on Human Rights (source of  the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action) created the United Nations post of High Commissioner … Continue reading

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