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Richard Sahn: Life Lessons from Dorothy Day

In 1933 Dorothy Day, a progressive journalist and Catholic convert, and Peter Maurin, a French peasant and philosopher, founded an anarchist-pacifist movement and newspaper they called the “Catholic Worker.” The … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 5 Comments

My Love/Hate Relationship with College Teaching

Originally posted on The Contrary Perspective:
Richard Sahn.  Introduction by William Astore. Being a college professor is supposed to be a grand profession.  Assuming we’re not underpaid adjuncts with neither…

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Richard Sahn: Thoughts on Patriotism and War

Originally posted on The Contrary Perspective:
Scene from the movie, “Platoon” Richard Sahn The other night I was watching the movie “Platoon” on television. An American soldier was killed every…

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Who Are the “Terrorists”?

Originally posted on The Contrary Perspective:
Richard Sahn Driving us ever closer to the brink of World War III and possible nuclear annihilation is the bi-partisan, seemingly all-American political position…

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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