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Becoming better acquainted: Peace activists you want to know, Part 1

By Guest Authors Anita McKone and Robert J. Burrowes Note from Kathie MM: Anita McKone and Robert J. Burrowes are life-long peace and justice advocates. They were  featured in Kathie MM and Tony Marcella’s recent series, dedicated to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. , … Continue reading

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Where it all begins, Part 1

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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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Antidotes to bombardment

  by Kathie MM The corporate media assaults us with one awful story after another. Hate crimes, racist incidents, violence against women, attacks on immigrants, loss of health care, chaotic governments, threats of fascism and terrorism. Sometimes it’s hard not … Continue reading

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Women in a culture of violence

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The roots of the current U.S. culture of violence extend back to the unprecedented violence unleashed on this continent by European settlers in the 17th century. With the impunity that came with access to guns, belief in a God who favored them over others, and readily available justifications for violence, the settlers undertook a genocide… Continue reading

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