Kent Shifferd, Ph.D. is an historian who taught environmental history and ethics for 25 years at Wisconsin's Northland College, the former Executive Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, and the author of From War to Peace: A Guide to the Next Hundred Years.
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Saturday, May 26, 2018
The War Tree
Picture War, with a capital W, as a giant tree. The branches are the individual wars, some great like WWII and some just twigs, small skirmishes. These are supported by a great trunk which is, of course, rooted in the ground. The trunk comprises all the institutions that support war: most obviously...