Debbie Metke

Debbie Metke works with, Democratic World Federalists, the United Nations Association, Peace Action, the World Parliament Campaign, the World Federalist Movement and the Center for War/Peace Studies to develop the pathway toward a livable world. She is currently authoring two books on the route to get there.

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Anita Zeidler was the brilliant, hard-driven daughter of Milwaukee’s beloved (and controversial) Mayor Frank Zeidler – the last of the three socialist mayors who put our city on the map. (Photo: Milwaukeeindependent) Views
Friday, September 28, 2018
Balancing Ourselves in the Activist Fight
“Sometimes you have to live someone else’s life.” Those were the last words spoken to me by a terrific activist the day before she suddenly collapsed and died this Labor Day while staffing a United Nations Association table at Laborfest. Anita Zeidler was the brilliant, hard-driven daughter of...
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Thursday, February 13, 2014
On Cooperation Near and Far, Big and Small: One Final Note From Pete Seeger
The day he died, my organization got a hand-written letter from Pete Seeger, the 94-year-old iconic folksinger who departed last month after decades of inspiring us onward with his peace and justice ballads. Now with his loss, we realize it is quite a gap to fill. Indeed, one political cartoon showed a hapless banjo player reading his paper’s page: “JOB OPPORTUNITY: New Pete Seeger needed. Must start immediately.”
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