Tag Archives: Peace

The Struggle for Peace in Afghanistan: Is Community Engagement the Key?

By Robert J. Burrowes I have just read a superb book by Mark Isaacs, an Australian who has documented several years of effort by a group of incredibly committed young people in Afghanistan to build peace in that war-torn country … Continue reading

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Tackling the ‘Impossible’: Ending Violence

By Robert J. Burrowes Whenever, in ordinary circumstances, the subject of violence comes up, most people throw up their hands in horror and comment along the lines that it is ‘in our genes’, ‘nothing can be done about it’ or … Continue reading

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Defending Julian Assange; Defending the Truth

By Robert J. Burrowes On 11 April 2019, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was dragged from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London by UK police and arrested for breaching a bail condition. See ‘Arrest update – SW1’. Upon arrival at a London … Continue reading

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The 4 Greatest Enemies of the State

By Gary Z McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “It’s no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~Krishnamurti How do we know that our society is profoundly sick? 1.) Our society pollutes the air it needs to … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2018, Forecasting 2019

By Robert J. Burrowes In many ways it is painful to reflect on the year 2018; a year of vital opportunities lost when so much is at stake. Whether politically, militarily, socially, economically, financially or ecologically, humanity took some giant … Continue reading

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And So This Is Christmas

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Christmas Day. Very late on this day and into the morning of the 26th in 1776, George Washington led a surprise night crossing of the Delaware River and bloody pre-dawn attack on unarmed hung-over-from-Christmas … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s Despair and the Struggle for Truth and Love

By Robert J. Burrowes ‘When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end … Continue reading

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Strategy and Conscience: Subverting Elite Power So We End Human Violence

By Robert J. Burrowes Given the overwhelming evidence that activist efforts are failing to halt the accelerating rush to extinction precipitated and maintained by dysfunctional human behavior, it is worth reflecting on why this is happening. Of course, you might … Continue reading

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