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William Michael Hanks : Darkness and Light

Photo by Diego Huerta, from the 31K Portraits for Peace exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin.Darkness and Light:31K Portraits for Peace(31K Retratos por la Paz) By William Michael Hanks | The Rag Blog | April 19, 2012 See Gallery … finish reading William Michael Hanks : Darkness and Light

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Lamar W. Hankins : After Veterans Day, Business As Usual

Photo by John Gomez / AP.Now, back to Fox News…Veterans’ Day is over Man is the only animal that deals in that atrocity of atrocities, War. He is the only one that gathers his brethren about him and goes forth … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : After Veterans Day, Business As Usual

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Fort Hood and the Prophetic ‘IF’

These battle-weary troops from the 1st Air Cav had just staged a “combat refusal” at the PACE firebase in Vietnam. There were also countless instances of “fragging” against officers by Vietnam GI’s. Photo from NAM – The Story of the … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Fort Hood and the Prophetic ‘IF’

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Obama Presidency : One Term if by War, Two if by Peace

Barack Obama and the Afghanistan decision:One (term) if by war, two if by peace By Harvey Wasserman / November 17, 2009 As the world awaits Barack Obama’s decision on Afghanistan, a lethal myth has spread. It says that standing up … finish reading Obama Presidency : One Term if by War, Two if by Peace

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Some Cockamamie Ideas about Afghanistan

Afghani women: Offer micro-loans for economic development. Photo from UNHCR.Remembering Pharaoh, Plagues and Exodus…Afghanistan: There has to be a better way By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / October 29, 2009 When some of us outside Washington (and … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Some Cockamamie Ideas about Afghanistan

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Let’s Help Obama EARN that Nobel

The Nobel Prize, Obama, and Afghanistan(And especially its women) By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / October 9, 2009 The first person I told this morning that Obama had won the Nobel Prize for Peace said, “For what?” … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Let’s Help Obama EARN that Nobel

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow: Yom Kippur and the Middle East : Our Misdeeds and Theirs

Rabbi Rebecca Alpert blows Shofar at Fast for Gaza event at Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. At right is Rabbi Arthur Waskow.We are called to reexamine our actions Jews — and all others who care for peace — must act in … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow: Yom Kippur and the Middle East : Our Misdeeds and Theirs

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If There Is a Future of Peace for Humankind, It Will Come From the Artists

Subject: Why Music? Welcome address to freshman class at Boston Conservatory given by Karl Paulnack, pianist and director of music division at Boston Conservatory. “One of my parents’ deepest fears, I suspect, is that society would not properly value me … finish reading If There Is a Future of Peace for Humankind, It Will Come From the Artists

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When Running to Stand Still Isn’t Where Your Joy Lies

In the corporate world, I always knew there was some higher position I could attain, which meant that, like Zeno’s arrow, I was guaranteed never to arrive and always to remain dissatisfied. The Joy of LessBy Pico Iyer / June … finish reading When Running to Stand Still Isn’t Where Your Joy Lies

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Global Peace Index : Nations With More Atheism are More Peaceful

Graphic from Epiphenom.‘It’s another blow to the idea that secularization leads to social meltdown. Atheist countries are, in fact more peaceful.’ By Tom Rees / June 4, 2009 The 2009 Global Peace Index has just been released. It’s basically a … finish reading Global Peace Index : Nations With More Atheism are More Peaceful

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Spending on Peace Is More Cost Effective

Military spending is set to rise 34% by 2012.The purchasing power of peaceBy Jorn Madslien / June 3, 2009 Purchasing power long ago overtook manpower as the most important lever in the race towards military might. Currently, personnel expenditure accounts … finish reading Spending on Peace Is More Cost Effective

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Canada’s Penchant for Peace Initiatives

It would be nice if we saw this sort of thing in the US more often. In Canada, it’s almost an annual tradition to introduce these sorts of bills into Parliament for consideration. Maybe someday, legislators world-wide will become enlightened … finish reading Canada’s Penchant for Peace Initiatives

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