Tag Archives: structural violence

The Post Glory Exuberance Disorder-PGED

                                                                                                               by Kathie MM Just google “perpetual war,” and you will find many articles on US involvement in what appear to be endless military actions around the world.  Google “PTSD” and you will find many more articles on the pernicious … Continue reading

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Building a Racially Just Society: Paths to Progress

  Note from KMM: On November 18, 2014, I posted the first few paragraphs of an essay on Building a Racially Just Society, written with my two colleagues, Roy Eidelson and Mikhail Lyubansky, with a link to the whole article … Continue reading

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Bang, bang, you’re dead, Part 1

Stop, look, and bristle with anger at the image above.  The obscene rates at which American children are gunned down or left with life-altering physical and psychological scars from gun violence should horrify and activate us all. What’s the story, … Continue reading

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