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Seeking the kindness of strangers, Part I

This is the first in a series of two posts by Alice LoCicero. It is easy to blur the truth with a simple linguistic trick: start your story from “Secondly”…..Mourid Barghouti  Since 2006, I have worked with children and adolescents … Continue reading

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Does Nonviolent Resistance Work? Part 3a

This is the first of three posts comprising Part III of a series of posts in which Dr. Ian Hansen shares his thoughts on nonviolence. In a previous post, I ended by discussing the dubiousness of partially nonviolent revolutions that … Continue reading

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What is your TAQ (Torture Awareness Quotient)?

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June is Torture Awareness Month. Let’s see how you can do on our Torture Awareness quiz. Choose the best answer to each of the following items: “Extraordinary rendition” means a so-so version of your favorite song forcible transfer of a … Continue reading

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Abuse of ethical standards? Experts in support of war

By guest contributor Michael D. Knox, Ph.D. Since the end of World War II, the United States has bombed more than 25 countries. In these 68 years, no other nation has killed and injured more people living outside its borders. … Continue reading

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