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If Trayvon Martin/Tamir Rice/Eric Garner could talk

1974. Does it seem like a long time ago? A whole different era—before omnipresent computers spying on everyone, before killer drones, before ISIS? Well, maybe. James Baldwin published If Beale Street Could Talk in 1974. If you read the book, … Continue reading

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Will memory serve us right?

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9/11. It’s that time of year again. The amount of attention given to the events of 2001 is declining, but a few voices still exhort us: “Remember 9/11!” There are some memorable questions here: WHAT should we remember? Or perhaps, … Continue reading

Posted in capitalism, colonialism, Democracy, Media, Military-industrial complex, Protest, September 11, 2001, Stories of engagement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Here we go again!

By Guest Author Paul Shannon Here we go again! Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq. That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, … Continue reading

Posted in Armed conflict, Economy and war, Environmental impacts of war, militarization, Military-industrial complex, Reconciliation and healing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Syrian Refugees and the Earth Household, Part 2.

By Guest Author Dana Visalli The second camp I visited in my visit to Lebanon was considered more hazardous than the first. It is much larger and has been in place longer; a raid there a year ago netted many … Continue reading

Posted in Armed conflict, Children and war, Economy and war, Environmental impacts of war, Poverty, Uncategorized, Understanding violence | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments