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Faith-Based Peace Activists, Facing 25-Year Sentence, Defend Disarmament Action at Nuclear Submarine Base
"I would argue our communal criminal history has been all about upholding the basic tenets of love and providing for the common good."
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The mass murders continue. When an ideology of separation rules, the killing never stops. (Photo: mathiaswasik/Flickr/cc) Views
Our Wounded Planet
This is a revolution—nonviolent, uncompromising, spiritual
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Ali Saad Dawabsha was killed when assailants firebombed his home at night Views
‘Ali is On the Grill’: Israeli Settlers Taunt Family of Palestinian Toddler Murdered in Arson Attack
Some 20 police officers reportedly stood by watching the hate chants, without intervening.
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A Palestinian searches through rubble of his destroyed home hit by Israeli strikes in Towers Al-andaa—the northern Gaza Strip. (Photo: UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan/flickr/cc) Views
Nine Reasons Israel Is Not a ‘Progressive Paradise’
Progressives realizing the realities of the state of Israel are precisely why Democrats are continuing to sympathize more and more with Palestinians.
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Farm to Neighbors: When Denouncing White Supremacy Is Deemed Brave, The Bar Is Too Low
Talk about a sorry sign of the times. A family farm in Centreville, Virginia has caused an incongruous uproar after proclaiming on their roadside sign not the arrival of sweet corn, baby goats, hanging baskets or their renowned Fall Festival but the evidently inflammatory sentiment, "Resist White...
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Mushroom-shaped cloud and water column from the underwater nuclear explosion of July 25, 1946, which was part of Operation Crossroads. (image/cc) Views
Nuclear Weapons, Natural Disasters, Bullies and Your Doctor
'Together, we have the power to decide whether the nuclear era ends in a bang or a worldwide celebration'
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Our President’s Word Wars
Trump's policy of "America First" apparently means making us the first to get mixed up in yet another endless, costly war — or three.
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Fragrant Camouflage: In Honorable Opposition to State-Sponsored Fascism
With the often politically aware Radiohead set to play a July performance in Tel Aviv, Israel, they are facing a fierce campaign to cancel what some critics have deemed " a benefit show on behalf of Apartheid, ethnic cleansing and brutal occupation." The campaign stems from 2015's call from over...
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From Faith to Action: Fossil Fuel Divestment More Vital Than Ever
Insuring a rapid and just transition away from fossil fuels towards clean energy must remain a global priority
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There Shall Just Be People
Biko funeral, Alamy photo Bantu Stephen Biko - South African writer, organizer, anti-apartheid activist and "Father of the Black Consciousness Movement" - would have turned 70 Sunday. Murdered in detention at age 30, he continues to be honored for his struggle for racial equality by a foundation...
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