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Historical strands of peace activism

I’d long been anxious to read Soldiers of Peace, hoping it might shed light on successes as well as missteps in the current-day antiwar movement. And so it has.

The main character in Soldiers of Peace is Alfred H. Love, who was possessed of the idée fixe that the only way to peace before, during, and after the Civil War was… Continue reading

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A bold and dangerous refusal (Don’t wanna pay for war no more, Part 1)

Long ago, America’s war of the moment was so flagrantly wrong, criminal, and inexcusable to anyone with a moral sensibility this side of Satan’s that a good part of the population was in an uproar. What with all the protesting … Continue reading

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