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Silence the drums

by Kathie MM Uh, oh,  the war drums are echoing around this country, as bombs drop in Syria and Iraq, in Yemen, and horrifyingly with the mother of all bombs in Afghanistan. My response to the beating of those war drums … Continue reading

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September 15: International Day of Democracy

Achieving and maintaining democracy—“government of the people, by the people, for the people”[i]–is an ongoing challenge. Perhaps President Lincoln had no alternative to preserving the Union than to wage war, but the wounds of that deadly conflict can still be … Continue reading

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