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The Act for Peace Ration Challenge

I am frequently overwhelmed by a sense of how lucky I am.

That sense can come when I’m walking by the sea, when I’m reminded of how lucky I am to live in Williamstown. 584 more words

Reflection

TUNING OUT, OR, HOW I LEARNED THAT IGNORANCE MIGHT LEAD TO BLISS

Can ignorance be bliss?  For the last several decades, I was a news junkie.  I prided myself in keeping up with the latest news, be it from… 482 more words

Japan

Political Activism - Hate is at the Root of Community Violence

Please forgive my absence from this blog lately, and know that I have been extremely busy on the political activism front these days. We are witnessing exciting events, both encouraging and fearful, as the world is realizing that hate is at the root of all kinds of community violence – racially motivated, gender-based, and related to sexual orientation. 191 more words

Addressing Violence

Reclaiming Five Point Agenda

1. Sacred Values: Peace, Community, Family

For us, the sacred is embodied in the living systems of the earth and the human community. We see all things as interconnected and interrelated, and these values inform all our political stands. 1,360 more words

Witchcraft

Another Mother's Heart Breaks

i won’t ever know

what it is to be the mother of a black child

knowing the world we live in

fearing every day

that the people who are supposed to protect us… 378 more words

Poetry

Chance Lost

 

The UK reached its biggest political crossroads in five years just under a week ago as the people went to the polls and voted in the 2015 General Election. 483 more words

Planning & Development

To Those Who Believe in Voting

Thoughts on the Least Important Decision People Make Every Four Years

Bu Noel Ignatiev
May 12, 2015
Counter Punch

One morning years ago, as I entered the classroom for a course I taught on U.S. 685 more words

Social Justice

sojourner reblogged this on An Outsider's Sojourn II and commented:

Read this, Mr and Ms Merica, and then explain to me why you would continue to vote!