Tag Archives: racism

Beware Resurgence of Deadly Diseases, Part 1

by Kathie MM You have probably read about the resurgence of long-suppressed infectious diseases such as malaria and typhoid fever. Drug-resistant forms of malaria are reaching epidemic levels in Asia and drug-resistant forms of typhoid  are doing the same in Africa. … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, politics, Propaganda, racism, Understanding violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Patriotism Embraces Nonviolence in the NFL

It’s time—no, it’s way overdue—to pay tribute to people of color in the United States for their self-restraint  in response to centuries of violent racist resistance to their pursuit of democracy. If we are going to accept the Miriam Webster definition … Continue reading

Posted in capitalism, colonialism, Democracy, Genocide, Military-industrial complex, Nonviolence, Patriotism, politics, Protest, racism, resistance, social justice, Torture, Understanding violence | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Getting to Better Signs


In response to my last post, “Getting to Good“, several engaging peace readers sent  photos of signs displayed at the counter-rally on Boston Commons last Saturday, when members of a number of social justice groups faced off against the group rallying … Continue reading

Posted in Champions of peace, Democracy, Nonviolence, politics, racism, resistance | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Make America Masculine Again?

By Gordon Fellman It is interesting that the main word in “Make America Great Again”—the crucial adjective—remains not only murky but completely undefined. We must guess, but Mr. Trump’s public remarks may offer indirect clues. Does “great” suggest reinstituting slavery? … Continue reading

Posted in colonialism, culture of violence, Democracy, Donald Trump, politics, Protest, racism, resistance, slavery, social justice, Understanding violence | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments