Tag Archives: structural violence

Another profile in activism: Alicia Garza

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

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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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