Vox Populi

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Molly Fisk: Peace

One of those days when the grain of a wooden table
seems more certain, as if ordained, when gravity feels
like praise

May 8, 2019 · 2 Comments

Adam Hochschild: Why No One Remembers the Peacemakers

Celebrating War Over and Over and Peace Once Go to war and every politician will thank you, and they’ll continue to do so — with monuments and statues, war museums … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Harvey Wasserman: How We Win on Climate Change

‘New Orleans: The Seas Are Rising And So Are We.’  Okay, so we had this historic march a little while ago. It was…. …joyous, beautiful, exhilarating, inspiring, life-confirming…and in many … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mel Packer: Is It Time To Be Outlaws Again?

Only large-scale civil disobedience will make our leaders address economic injustice. In 1989, Bob Dylan recorded a song titled “Everything Is Broken”. That song seemed to go largely ignored, perhaps … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson: Gaza blockade must end

Israelis and Palestinians are still burying loved ones killed during Gaza’s third war in six years. Since 8 July, more than 1,800 Palestinian and 65 Israeli lives have been sacrificed. … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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