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The Ironies of Peace (Obama and the Nobel "Peace" Prize ) by Michael Nagler

The Ironies of Peace (Obama and the Nobel "Peace" Prize ) by Michael Nagler

In 1982, Mother Teresa of Calcutta stunned the world by announcing that she was going into a raging conflict in Beirut to rescue disabled children from an abandoned orphanage. It was during the bombardment that Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel called “Operation… Continue

Added by Francisco "Pancho" Ramos Stierle on February 6, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Structures of Violence & Racism

The logic and principle of NonViolence requires that we examine and confront institutional and structural violence and racism. NonViolence is our means toward the ultimate end of Truth and Justness, there can be no other means.

Structural violence and racism are those social, economic and political structures dedicated to maintaining the "status quo". These structures almost always reinforce "the powers that be" usually at the expense of minorities - ethnic, racial or economic… Continue

Added by Richard Harnack on December 4, 2009 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Sonnleitner Background

Sonnleitner Resume for Visa.doc

As I was unable to attend the Conference (due to an obligation to attend a wedding in Minnesota that same weekend), I could not meet with those of you who share my long-term interest in Gandhi and King. Perhaps we may meet at the 2010 Conference!?

In the meantime, I attach here my most current Resume, created to accompany my… Continue

Added by Michael Sonnleitner on November 4, 2009 at 5:26am — No Comments

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