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Frida Berrigan

Frida Berrigan

Frida Berrigan, a columnist for WagingNonviolence.org, serves on the board of the War Resisters League and organizes with Witness Against Torture. She is the daughter of Plowshares activists Liz McAllister and the late Philip Berrigan and author of "It Runs in the Family: On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing into Rebellious Motherhood", a memoir of her childhood as their daughter and her adult life as an activist and a mother.

Articles by this author

 

This Is My Song for a Suffering, Imperfect Nation I Still Love

Here is what reminds me that the small bits of joy and hope that gardens and the gift economy give me is a seed that, with time, nurturing, and hard work, could grow into a more just and equitable future for us all.

Frida Berrigan ·


A Failing and Floundering School System While the US Pumps the Pentagon With Funding

A pandemic year of hope, trauma, and tragedy—up close and personal.

Frida Berrigan ·



A Consumer-Free Christmas

I’m taking an eco-holiday from it all (and so are my kids).

Frida Berrigan ·


What To Do When Your Neighbors Are World-Ending Nuclear Submarines

Swirling around those submarines are descriptions citing "strategy" and "capability." But don't be fooled: they'll be potential world killers.

Frida Berrigan ·


Pandemic Living

The long haul.

Frida Berrigan ·


After 4 Decades of Plowshares Actions, It’s Nuclear Warfare that Should Be on Trial — Not Activists

Forty years ago, the Plowshares Eight sparked a movement of nuclear disarmers that continues to take responsibility for weapons of mass destruction.

Frida Berrigan ·


Sometimes We Can Make Our Own Hope

Running for office in the age of Donald Trump and climate change.

Frida Berrigan ·

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