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MEMORIES

by Max Ediger

April is a time of memories in Indochina. On April 17, 1975, the Khmer Rouge wrested power from the USA-supported government of Lon Nol in Cambodia and began a genocide that lasted for more than three years resulting in some two million deaths. 770 more words

Peace

Misunderstanding the Civil Rights Movement and Diversity of Tactics

It’s gotten to be a pattern on the Left.  When Black protest erupts into insurrection, as it did in Ferguson and Baltimore, most liberals and white radicals express empathy for the cathartic release of anger, but urge the oppressed that this is not the… 1,786 more words

Activism

Evergreene Digest: Non-Violence And It's Violent Consequences

  • There is little hope for us until we become toughminded enough to break loose from the shackles of prejudice, half-truths, and downright ignorance. The shape of the world today does not permit us the luxury of softmindedness.
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Military Madness

Four Common Misunderstandings: Pacifism

1) Pacifists ignore justice.

You may have heard this famous Edmund Burke quote “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” A misconception of pacifists is they are those good people doing nothing against evil. 771 more words

Theology

Standing Against Othering

As I see it, the core of nonviolence and spirituality is “obliterating the illusion that we are separate, that there is an “us” and a “them.” I think about this often, that the act of “othering” is a necessary precursor to violence. 298 more words

Spirituality

Ground Me in the Garden

 “Storms rage about me. I calm my heart and send out ribbons of peace–peace.” C.S.

(from The Yamas and Niyamas: Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice by Deborah Adele) 751 more words

Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium 2015

International delegates from five continents sign the
Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium
Québec, 22 April 2015.

On Earth Day, international delegates from five continents signed the Declaration of the World Uranium Symposium, calling on all nations to put an end to the mining and use of uranium, the first link in the nuclear fuel chain for both civilian and military uses. 578 more words

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