Peaceful Tomorrows

By New Clear Vision | Yes, we can, and we must.

Beyond Redemptive Violence

It’s Time to Give Peace a Chance by Robert C. Koehler Sometimes our tame and compliant media upchucks a piece of truth. For instance: “American …

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Weaving the Threads

And Reimagining What Can Be… by Randall Amster Good morning America, and welcome to those proverbial “interesting times.” We have a so-called …

Weaving

On Disruption

Community Action and Immigration Justice by Angeles J. Maldonado {Editor’s Note: The following is adapted from a presentation for a keynote panel at …

Racism

A Peace Journey

Lessons from Costa Rica by Robert C. Koehler “This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity …

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So Now What?

Good Question… by Randall Amster Since the election last November, I’ve been searching for the right words to convey my concerns. It’s not primarily …

Racism

Still Have a Dream

Time to Wake Up and Make It Come True by Jennifer Browdy On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, his I Have a Dream speech has never seemed more …

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The Evolution Has Come

<b>Time to Put Down the Gun</b><p><b>by Randall Amster</b><p>The top of the news queue a few weeks ago almost went unnoticed in its ordinariness: “Gunman shoots 4 …

The Arc of the Moral Universe

<b>Justice May Be Just Around the Bend</b><p><b>by Randall Amster</b><p>Let’s face it: things are bad and getting worse every day. Even a casual glance at the daily …

The Beloved Community

<b>Strengthening the Ties that Bind in an Era of Alienation</b><p><b>by Randall Amster and Windy Cooler</b><p>As we move into the winter of 2012, the days are getting …

Global Rescue Plan

<b>Daring to Dream of a Just and Peaceful World</b><p><b>by David Swanson</b><p>When the wealthy nations of the world meet as the G8 or in any other gathering, it’s …

Debt of Gratitude

<b>Less Earning, More Learning</b><p><b>by Randall Amster</b><p>I’d like to share a story, a personal story, a common story, an American story. For nearly two decades, I …

Giving Back to the Future

<b>Making Peace with Generations Yet to Come</b><p><b>by Randall Amster</b><p>I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night; he was alive as you and me — although that’s not …

War No More

<b>Ten Years After the Invasion of Iraq, Are We Any Closer to Peace?</b><p><b>by Randall Amster</b><p>No one in power specifically called it “a date which will live in …

The Ultimate Wish

<b>Taking Steps Toward a Nuclear-Free World</b><p><b>by David Swanson</b><p>We’ve managed to outgrow or to come within sight of outgrowing cannibalism, slavery, blood …

Spectator Wars

<b>Something Has to Give in the ‘Great American Consensus’</b><p><b>by Robert C. Koehler</b><p>“Pakistani authorities have long denounced the strikes, out of concern …

Building Real Peace

<b>Next Steps for ‘the Other Superpower’</b><p><b>by Robert C. Koehler</b><p>“Imagine if we sent 5,000 well-trained nonviolent peacekeepers from throughout the world to …

RJ in LA

<b>Bringing Restorative Justice into Los Angeles Schools</b><p><b>by Diane Lefer</b><p>In May, when the LAUSD board voted to end the practice of suspending students for …

Something More

<b>What Else Can We Do for the Cause of Freedom?</b><p><b>by Missy Beattie</b><p>Sunday, sister Laura and I went to a festival a block from my apartment. We walked past …

To End All War...

<b>Steps Toward Making Abolition a Reality</b><p><b>by David Swanson and David Hartsough, with input from George Lakey, Jan Passion, Mike Ferner, Colleen Kelly,</b> …

Disagreement Without Hate

<b>Can We All Get Along — and Learn From One Another?</b><p><b>by Laura L. Finley</b><p>Disagreement is an essential component of a healthy relationship, a healthy …

Trivializing Peace

<b>We Lose Every War We Fight…</b><p><b>by Robert C. Koehler</b><p>What goes around comes around . . . and around, and around.<p>Last month, the day after I left Santa …

Memories of Mandela

<b>Let’s Not Mourn a Myth</b><p><b>by Matt Meyer</b><p>As the world joins together in celebrating the life of Nelson R. Mandela, South Africa’s “Madiba” who symbolizes …

Time Has Come

<b>Let’s Begin Ending War Again</b><p><b>by David Swanson</b><p>Recently I noticed a post on a social media site honoring Rosa Parks for her refusal to move out of her …

Becoming Mandela

<b>Media and the Making of Future Madibas</b><p><b>by Matt Meyer</b><p>Reading through well over one hundred portrayals of Nelson Mandela, and through the extensive …

Excuses and Reasons

<b>Remembering History’s Lessons on War and Peace</b><p><b>by Jerry Elmer</b><p>It is 2014, the centenary of the beginning of World War I, and the world is in for four …

Children Matter

<b>Coping with the Trauma of Incarcerated Parents</b><p><b>by Diane Lefer</b><p>Imagine that as you read these words, someone bursts into the room and holds a gun to …

The Moment Is Now!

<b>African Civil Resistance in 2015</b><p><b>by Matt Meyer</b><p>“I am younger than I was YEARS AGO!” proclaimed South African activist Zenzile Khoisan, known to many …

Pledging Resistance

With Allegiance to a Better World in the Making by Robert C. Koehler I pledge allegiance to . . . what? The Electoral College, to no one’s serious …

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