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Peacemaking

The choice for war or peace is ours to make. But we have to choose.

Royce Baker Essay on “Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country” Royce Baker Essay on “Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country”
by Royce Baker
Royce Baker, a student at Edmonds Community College in Edmonds, Washington, read and responded to the YES! Magazine article, "Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country" by Edward Tick. Read Royce's essay on why he doesn't support war, but does support the soldier.
Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation
by Linda Frank
14 women find their voice in this collection of essays.
The Third Side of Conflict is Peace The Third Side of Conflict is Peace
The secret to peace—within your family or the Middle East—could be as simple as taking a walk.
Ho'oponopono Ho'oponopono
by Puanani Burgess
How Hawaiian tradition sorts out family disputes.
Making Peace with the Sword Verse Making Peace with the Sword Verse
by Sheikh Jamal Rahman
Sheikh Jamal Rahman on dealing with some of the Quran’s most troubling text.
Abolishing the War System: The Big Picture Abolishing the War System: The Big Picture
by Michael N. Nagler
The patina of glory that surrounds war is wearing off. Is this the beginning of the end of the war mindset?
How We Brought Down a Dictator How We Brought Down a Dictator
by Bryan Farrell, Eric Stoner
10 years later: A conversation with Srdja Popovic, a leader in the the nonviolent overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic.
Quotes from the Quran and from Rumi
by Sarah Van Gelder
Interested in what Muslim sacred texts actually say? Here's a short selection of quotes recommend by Jamal Rahman.
Eight Ways to Confront Extremism on 9/11 Eight Ways to Confront Extremism on 9/11
by Sarah van Gelder
How to further tolerance and healing on this September 11th, an especially important time to speak up.
Maryland Protects Student Info From Recruiters Maryland Protects Student Info From Recruiters
by Pat Elder
Graduating high school students with increasingly grim job prospects are vulnerable to recruitment tactics. A new law limits military access to student data.
Waging Peace from Afar: Divestment and Israeli Occupation Waging Peace from Afar: Divestment and Israeli Occupation
by Phyllis Bennis
A growing grassroots movement is using the techniques of the anti-apartheid movement to challenge U.S. support for Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories.
Coming of Age in Hiroshima Coming of Age in Hiroshima
by Jane Braxton Little
65 years later, what we can learn—and why we still can’t forget.
WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0? WikiLeaks: Pentagon Papers 2.0?
by Phyllis Bennis
The WikiLeaks documents tell us what we already knew: This war isn't winnable. Can they help us stop it?
Pentagon Spending on the Chopping Block Pentagon Spending on the Chopping Block
by Christopher Hellman
For the first time in years, there’s serious discussion about the size of our military budget.
An End to Constant War An End to Constant War
by William J. Astore
Seven reasons we're always at war ... and seven ways to quit.
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