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What we can learn from Standing Rock—Part One

by Alice LoCicero North Dakota: At the daily meetings, anyone who wishes to speak can do so, for any length of time, on any topic. Others listen carefully, patiently, and respectfully, in order to learn from those who do, and … Continue reading

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Self-evident or reserved for the power elite? Part 2.

by Kathie Malley-Morrison For our July 4, 2016, post, we asked whether Americans have honored and promulgated the principles stated in our Declaration of Independence. Our answer: Not unless it suited the interests of the ruling powers within the nation … Continue reading

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