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Veterans Speak Out, Part 1

Note from Kathie MM:  This post from long-time guest author  Ross Caputi begins a new series on ending violence; his focus is on the role of veterans in promoting repair as an antidote to violence. Veterans Speak Out, Part 1 … Continue reading

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Healing of trauma, Part 2

Using his own experience to connect with victims of violence and trauma, Father Michael Lapsley sees himself as a wounded healer:

“My visible brokenness creates a bond with others whose brokenness is often less visible but just as real. The truth is that pain unites human beings. In my work as a healer, many people say they can trust me because I know pain.”… Continue reading

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$300 billion in social costs (Cost of war, Part 4)

[The final post in the series by guest author Neta Crawford] Now we come to the fourth reason our estimates for the dollar costs of these wars have been too low. Federal spending is not the entire cost of the … Continue reading

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