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Antidotes to bombardment

  by Kathie MM The corporate media assaults us with one awful story after another. Hate crimes, racist incidents, violence against women, attacks on immigrants, loss of health care, chaotic governments, threats of fascism and terrorism. Sometimes it’s hard not … Continue reading

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Watch for our enemies (We are they.)

Note from Kathie: Wherever possible, we attempt on this blog to provide psychological perspectives on violence and nonviolence.  Today, we share this slightly condensed Open Letter from Canadian Psychologists regarding Donald Trump’s travel ban. “We as Canadian professors of psychology and practitioners … Continue reading

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If he were alive….

If he were alive.  If he had not been struck down by an assassin’s bullet.  If he had not embraced the mantle of peace and social justice in a country where murderers abound, and where their targets are frequently people … Continue reading

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Housing justice–then and now (Quaker reflections, Part 4)

I read recently of the Occupiers’ attempts to redirect their efforts toward multiple current problems. In particular, I feel an affinity toward “Occupy Homes,” which helps people move back into houses from which banks have ejected them. It takes me back decades to … Continue reading

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