Lucinda Marshall

Lucinda Marshall is and artist, activist and writer. She is the Founder and Director of the Feminist Peace Network and the author of Reclaiming Medusa.

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Monday, September 8, 2014 - 8:15am
Hillary Clinton Serves Us Kissinger Kool-Aid
Sunday morning newspaper, steaming hot coffee, peaceful reverie, lounge chair on my deck, birdsong chorus in the background–bliss until I saw the Outlook section of the Washington Post with two, yes two, life size headshots of Henry Kissinger. My peaceful easy feeling went full throttle grumpy in a...
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Members of Afghans for Peace, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and allies lead a thousands-strong march against a NATO summit in Chicago in May 2012. (Photo: Iraq Veterans Against the War) Views
Monday, May 26, 2014 - 9:00am
Memorial Day and the Full Narrative of War
I am not a big fan of patriotism or the holidays that glorify it (although admittedly I’m a sucker for marching band music). I’ve never quite understood the sense of arbitrary national boundaries, which then seem to need to be defended just because they are there. Neither am I a fan of wars fought...
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Friday, January 17, 2014 - 6:43am
Though Not in West Virginia, We All Live Downstream
The recent assault on West Virginia’s Elk River that left hundreds of thousands of people without usable water should give us all pause. We need to not only address the immediate disaster but also to examine the context in which it happened and the ways in which it is part of the global environmental crisis.
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Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 8:33am
Sunday Morning Talk Show Fantasy Guest Lineup, Women Talking About Syria Edition
Some people have fantasy football teams. I have fantasy Sunday morning talk show guest panels that are made up entirely of women. These are my picks for my fantasy panel, Syria edition.
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Monday, July 8, 2013 - 3:05pm
Shot Through the Heart on the Fourth of July
There is a kindness meditation that I like to do every so often that involves putting your hand on your heart and sending kind thoughts to your loved ones, friends, neighbors, the people in your city and country and throughout the world. For whatever reason, I decided to do that particular meditation the morning of July 4th. Two seconds after I’d put my hand on my heart I realized the irony of doing that the same day that so many people participate in holiday rituals that involve putting their hands over their hearts and pledging allegiance to a flag that stands for a toxi
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 8:07am
Confronting Militarism And Patriarchy–The Take Away From The Congressional Hearings On Sexual Assault In The Ranks
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Monday, March 18, 2013 - 7:59am
The Catch 22 of Ending Sexual Violence in the US Military
At its root, the problem of sexual assault and harassment in the U.S.
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Friday, January 25, 2013 - 6:30am
Why Serving In Combat Does Not Serve Women (Or Anyone Else) Well
Crucial as it is for women to have the same opportunities and benefits as men who do comparable work, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s announcement that women can now serve in combat positions in the military should not be misconstrued as a step forward for women.
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Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 9:21am
Lather, Rinse, Repeat
The recent horrific assaults on women in Steubenville and New Delhi require a strong response. Yet as happens all too often, our horror seems to make it difficult for us to fully recognize the pandemic nature of the problem we are addressing.
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Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 12:27pm
Self-Inflicted Terrorism
Consider the following:
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