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Susan Van Haitsma : The Planet’s Imperative: Stop War, Shine On

Graphic from Neoformix. The life of our planet must not be a flash in the pan, a brief streak of light in time’s expanse. Our ancient Mother deserves a future of infinite history, and so do we, her youngest children. … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : The Planet’s Imperative: Stop War, Shine On

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The Meaningful Way to Combat Terrorism

Greg Mortenson, shown with students from the Sitara School he established in northeast Afghanistan in 2005, says education is the best ammunition against misogynistic terrorist regimes like the Taliban. Photo: Greg Mortenson.Build relationships, author tells cadetsBy Alexa James Recommends ‘3 … finish reading The Meaningful Way to Combat Terrorism

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Chomsky on Obama: ‘The Carefully Framed Deceit Is Instructive’

Obama on Israel-PalestineBy Noam Chomsky / January 26, 2009 Barack Obama is recognized to be a person of acute intelligence, a legal scholar, careful with his choice of words. He deserves to be taken seriously – both what he says, … finish reading Chomsky on Obama: ‘The Carefully Framed Deceit Is Instructive’

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Some Assembly Required

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Much Work to Do to Bring Peace to the Middle East

MIDEAST: For Peace, the U.S. Will Have to ChangeBy Cherrie Heywood / November 5, 2008 RAMALLAH, West Bank – Barack Obama has been elected U.S. President at a time when the number of extremists has risen dramatically since the U.S. … finish reading Much Work to Do to Bring Peace to the Middle East

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Attaining World Peace Is Elimination of Injustice

World Peace is More Than Just the Silencing of the GunsBy Peter Chamberlin / October 20, 2008 World peace is more than just the silencing of the guns, it is the elimination of the injustice that has compelled the men … finish reading Attaining World Peace Is Elimination of Injustice

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International Day of Peace : A ‘Day of Global Ceasefire’

‘Peace is not the absence of conflict; it’s a way through it’By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / September 21, 2008 September 21 is International Day of Peace, a day established by the General Assembly of the United … finish reading International Day of Peace : A ‘Day of Global Ceasefire’

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Victory Is Pledging Allegiance to Peace

Turning the Power Off: Stars, Stripes, War and ShameBy Missy Comley Beattie / August 30, 2008 The Pentagon says “only” five civilians were killed Friday, a week ago, by US aerial bombardment. According to Afghan officials and a United Nations … finish reading Victory Is Pledging Allegiance to Peace

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You Will See It in a Child’s Dream

A Message of Peace Source / Where Date Palms Grow The Rag Blog / Posted August 9, 2008

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A Deal of Stunning Simplicity

A Powerful Peaceby Jonathan Schell If the nuclear powers wish to be safe from nuclear weapons, they must surrender their own. With each year that passes, nuclear weapons provide their possessors with less safety while provoking more danger. Possession of … finish reading A Deal of Stunning Simplicity

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Settling International Disputes by Peaceful Means

End the Occupation of Iraq — and Afghanistanby Marjorie Cohn / July 29, 2008 So far, Bush’s plan to maintain a permanent U.S. military presence in Iraq has been stymied by resistance from the Iraqi government. Barack Obama’s timetable for … finish reading Settling International Disputes by Peaceful Means

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A poem of peace

Making Peace A voice from the dark called out,“The poets must give usimagination of peace, to oust the intense, familiarimagination of disaster. Peace, not onlythe absence of war.” But peace, like a poem,is not there ahead of itself,can’t be imagined … finish reading A poem of peace

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