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Media and Gun Violence: Allies or Combatants?

by Sarah Mensch The Columbine High School Massacre in 1999 resulted in the deaths of twelve students, a teacher, and two shooters. Most recall that April day and feel sorrow, grief, fear. Such is not the case for the 74 … Continue reading

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The first casualty of the last war, and the next war, and the next

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Aeschylus, an Ancient Greek writer of theatrical plays. This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication Greek writer and poet Aeschylus (525–456 BCE—a very long time ago!) proclaimed that “Truth is the first … Continue reading

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Two Paths in the Woods, Pt 2. Beyond Symbolic and Poetic Words By Guest Author Anthony Marsella

  The path we choose in our lives is not merely a symbolic or poetic path — one presented so eloquently by Robert Frost’s image of worn and less-trodden paths at a fork in the road.   No! The path before … Continue reading

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Does Nonviolent Resistance Work? Part 4a: The Curious Case of Palestinian Nonviolence

This is the first of three posts comprising Part IV of a series of posts in which Dr. Ian Hansen shares his thoughts on nonviolence. See also Part 1a, Part 1b, Part 1c, Part 2a, Part 2b, Part2c, Part3a, Part3b and Part3c. The majority of Palestinians these days prefer nonviolent strategies to … Continue reading

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