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Silas Marner in Kabul

Raveloe, London, Kabul, we cling to our ‘way of life’ even though it makes us sick, obsessive and lonely. Governments cling to policies that cause harm to ordinary people. 1,993 more words

Kabul Peace Delegation

Kathy Kelly | What Being a Refugee in Afghanistan Means

December 10th marked the U.N. Human Rights Day, celebrating and upholding the indispensable and crucial declaration of universal human rights. On the eve of this event, I visited a refugee camp housing 700 families in Kabul. 1,032 more words

Military Madness

Police Violence in the USA: A Necessary Cost of Empire

Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamont Scott. Korryn Gaines. Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Alfred Olango. Charles Kinsey. Laquan McDonald. Antwoyne Johnson. Walter Scott. Tamir Rice. The list goes on and on. 4,058 more words

Kathy Kelly | What’s at Stake?

We asked university students what they thought of prospects for abolition of nuclear weapons. Anton, who studies engineering, told us that he believes “the youth of different countries would like to bridge the gap and work out ways to unite people.”  

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Militarism

Hammering for Peace, by Kathy Kelly

Hammering for Peace
by Kathy Kelly

May 25, 2016

Last winter, at the Voices home/office in Chicago, we welcomed two friends who were in town for a Mennonite church gathering focused on the symbol of beating swords into plowshares. 1,038 more words

Empire

Practicing the Works of Mercy in a Time of War

“What an awful thing war is! Mother, it seems not men
but a lot of devils and butchers butchering each other.”

On Roy Morris, Jr., The Better Angel: Walt Whitman in the Civil War… 959 more words

World Literature