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Dr. Hakim

Constant military surveillance of Afghans yields almost no real intelligence about the problems they face each day. An unusual group of volunteers uses a far different approach. Read more

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Ted Eytan

The ban sets a precedent for the blatant exclusion of transgender people from public life. Read more

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People's Peace Movement

“The war was started by men, the war will be ended by men . . . but it’s the women and children who suffer the most and they have a right to define peace.” Read more

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The massacre serves as far more than a historical footnote for Indians. Read more

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For the ruling elite in Washington, there’s never a good time to end a war. But really, the United States lost the war in Afghanistan long ago. Read more

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Felton Davis

The horror of the Yemen War is changing minds at last. Read more

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Felton Davis

75 percent of Americans oppose the Yemen War and 57 percent oppose all arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Read more

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When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide. Read more

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Reese Ehrlich

In Gaza this week, Israeli and Palestinian groups clashed and ultimately agreed to a ceasefire. Read more

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Thomas Altfather Good

It’s nothing short of a betrayal that the Democratic leadership would turn this important committee over to someone so far to the right. Read more

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Reese Erlich

Khashoggi’s death is finally focusing world attention on Saudi atrocities in Yemen, and U.S. midterm elections could reverse Trump’s policies that support the war. Read more

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“We’re acknowledging the many ways militarization shows up in our lives and neighborhoods.” Read more

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Dr. Hakim

Earlier this year, Afghan peace activists walked barefoot across their country to advocate for nonviolence. Now they’re recruiting young people to take up the cause. Read more

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Jeff Abbott

The Catholic Church resisted, stating that Romero was far too political. Read more

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The war is over, but its legacy remains—and human rights advocates are being targeted. Read more

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On the International Day of Peace, remembering a pioneer in nuclear disarmament and the evolution of humanity away from war. Read more

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“I don’t think the Saudis would be conducting this level of atrocity if not for the support from the United States.” Read more

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Reese Erlich

We’ll see if anything significant about Syria comes out of the Putin-Trump summit. But don’t hold your breath. Read more

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Scott Green / Bleecker Street

The thirty-seven-year-old Iowa-raised Foster often plays outsiders and marginalized characters. His most recent film, he says, reminds us there are good people, even in scary times. Read more

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Ken Kistler

Dying empires often plunge into costly, disastrous military misadventures. They also tend toward political extremism as the painful loss of dominance demoralizes the citizenry. Sound familiar? Read more

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