Tom, the eldest son of Daniel and Helen Brownson, tells his parents he has dropped out of college. He is now in the crosshairs of the draft board and will be re-classified 1-A — a good chance he will be sent to — and possibly die in Vietnam.
‘Simply teaching kids about the science of the climate crisis, without giving them a way to engage, can do more harm than good, because it’s so disempowering and overwhelming.’
The U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan should force a reckoning with a long history of military intervention.
Five years since his death and 100 since his birth, legendary priest, author, poet and activist Daniel Berrigan continues to offer wisdom and insight on living a life of creative nonviolence.
In elections, we are facing setbacks locally and more broadly. A bold new experiment in West Virginia offers lessons for long-term success.
A Discussion with Anne Feeney & Utah Phillips
Traveling through the dark I found a deer
dead on the edge of the Wilson River road.
Running for Office in the Age of Donald Trump and Climate Change
When we use nonviolence to confront violence and injustice, we are not disturbing the peace, we are disturbing complacency. We are disturbing the normalization of violence.
“I think your conclusion is very dangerous,” he chided. I’ve never been accused of dangerous thinking before. Obsessive, maybe, but never dangerous. Especially by someone I respect as much as … Continue reading →
Sarah Freeman-Woolpert: Amid opioid epidemic, ‘recovery activists’ shape a powerful grassroots movement
Almost a decade after beginning his recovery from heroin addiction, Brett Bramble is undertaking a new challenge. Accompanied by his dog Domino and a small group of fellow activists, Bramble … Continue reading →