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Can we get there from here? Pursuing nonviolence

Discouraging stories, infuriating stories, heart-breaking stories abound. The media shout out their tales and pummel us with their gory photos, of violence, murder, rape, hatred, and we at Engaging Peace try to provide some different perspectives, regarding events… In Gaza … Continue reading

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Feel the pain

Guest Post from the Steering Committee of Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR) Today’s post is a statement from the Steering Committee of the Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), of which I am a member. As an organization focused on psychology’s … Continue reading

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Gaza: Time to take sides

The news out of Gaza has been horrendous, overwhelming, tragic, heart-breaking. Death upon death. Destruction after destruction. Loss of life; losses for families, communities, the human race. It is easy to feel rage and horror, depression and defeat. Will the … Continue reading

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Pursuing nonviolent protest in Palestine

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5yJ8aNozCM”

People have asked, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” One response has been Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who created the documentary, Five Broken Cameras.

Another good example is the young woman in our opening video, who stood up to Israeli troops destroying Palestinian homes…. Continue reading

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