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Remembering JFK: Voices from a Smoldering Grave

MEMORIAL PROSE POEM  by Anthony J. Marsella John Fitzgerald Kennedy  (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), President of the United States of America I. I cannot rest,                                                                                   My spirit rages;                                                                      Incomplete truths, lies — remain.                                               My grave … Continue reading

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Were truer words ever spoken?

In explaining his decision to end the US policy of isolating Cuba, President Obama recently said, “We know from hard-learned experience that it is better to encourage and support reform than to impose policies that will render a country a … Continue reading

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Building a Racially Just Society: Psychological Insights

by Roy Eidelson, Mikhail Lyubansky, and Kathie Malley-Morrison Authors Note. As three white psychologists, we offer this brief essay with the awareness that our perspective is necessarily limited by our lived experience as members of the privileged racial class. Through our … Continue reading

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The power of one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upCYDKmcBk4

This year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is a well-deserving intergovernmental organization—the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). The OPCW works in collaboration with the United Nations to administer the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWP). As of January … Continue reading

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