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Alicia Garza: Follow her to justice

by Kathie MM In celebration of Black History Month, this post honors Alicia Garza (included in EP’s second list of 100 peace and justice advocates), a model of the characteristics that define peace activists. Nonviolence: Alicia’s main goal is the … Continue reading

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Where it all begins, Part 1


By Kathie MM Most children, in this country and much of the rest of the world, have been subjected to considerable verbal and psychological violence, and often physical violence, by the age of two—and it may only get worse. The … Continue reading

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Who is Anna Belen Montes? Part 1.

If you want to believe the Washington Post, with its increasingly neocon voice, Ana Belen Montes, currently locked up at the U.S. Marines Air Station at Fort Worth, is a dangerous spy, guilty of “brazen acts of treason.” On the … Continue reading

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