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Recognizing our need to support one another, to overcome the scourges of our time, to pick up a pace commensurate to the needs of those surrounding us, focused on our sick society with the same determination to heal that we would bring to a very sick child, we all have the task of going beyond our places of comfort, of escaping the stable and trotting if we can’t manage to gallop, of building new affinities in which to imagine and then co-create a better world.
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Peace activist Kathy Kelly, who is currently serving a three month prison sentence for participating in a nonviolent drone protest, will be at four northern California events in May after her release. 226 more words
on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 9 a.m. 34 degrees, slush, icy rain – tonight to go to 13 – just came back from friendly Mocha – the Mexican Rudolfo struggling with the snow, Miguel, also Mexican, made it – and the sweet Polish waitress, Magdalena, she calls herself Maggie – stayed for the night with her sister in Astoria – she finished a two year nursing course, but needs four years to qualify for RN (used to be two) – she moved to New Jersey and goes to Bergen College, even that verry expensive. 1,086 more words
Letter from Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence (email@example.com), is in federal prison for participation in an anti-drone protest.
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That is also us, the possibility of us, if the wonderful accident of our birth had taken place elsewhere: you could be the refugee, I could be the torturer.
▶ Global Day of Action Against Torture and Drone Assassination, Minneapolis & Columbus, OH | So I Was Waterboarded
Published on Feb 1, 2015
Many passers-by agreed with our messages yesterday! We began by protesting U.S. torture and ended by protesting the drone assassination program, mirroring the evolution in US foreign policy from Bush’s “capture and torture” to Obama’s “kill list.” An ongoing false debate among war architects has thus emerged as to whether it’s better to “capture or kill” but clearly the answer is none of the above. 1,758 more words