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Changing course from violence in Syria and Iraq

Last August, I stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, invited by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change to lift up the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tornadoes in New England ~ Why I'm Marching in the People's Climate March

We are less than two weeks away from the largest march on climate EVER!

On September 21, concerned citizens will take to the streets in New York City and cities around the world to stress the importance of env

Claiming Justice and Killing Jesus: The Execution of Willie Trottie

I just pronounced a blessing and raised a fist of resistance with Willie Trottie and his family at the Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas. Trottie is scheduled to be executed tonight.

Leo Tolstoy: The Law of Love

 We possess a single infallible guide, the Universal Spirit that lives in men as a whole, and in each one of us, which makes us aspire to what we should aspire: It is the Spirit that commands the tree to grow toward the sun, the flower to thro

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Your role in big news on the Death Penalty

This is a momentous time in the movement to end capital punishment.

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Sowing the seeds of racial justice and reconciliation

At the Fellowship of Reconciliation, a cornerstone of our mission is seeking an end to militarization, violence, and the root causes of violence.

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A Voice from Gaza: Living Under the Bombs

The Afghan Peace Volunteers have a Global Day of Listening call on the 21st Day of every month. People come on the call to network with other activists and people living in troubled areas around the globe.

The Death in Ferguson

Love is going to fuck you up.” The ominous words rang out from a woman standing on the street corner. Pointing at me, the woman declared, “You are going to have to die before you can love anybody here.” I knew she was right.

Prayers for a Peace Poet Battered in Ferguson

On Monday, August 18, our friends The Peace Poets, a collective of artists that celebrate, examine and advocate for life through music and poetry, announced to their community that they had decided to divert from their current tour schedule to join the