Tag Archives: peace
We’re sending Ukrainians to their deaths and calling it solidarity. Former US Ambassador Chas Freeman says, “The US is fighting Russia “to the last Ukrainian.” The world doesn’t have time for this crap. Continue reading
Invading Ukraine was wrong, but Putin is not a monster. He’s not crazy, and he’s not Hitler. The US-centered empire pushed Russia into a corner and they lashed out. We are not the good guys here. We have a long history of aggressive wars and genocidal crimes and can’t tell anybody else what to do. We must speak and act for peace, not send more weapons to a war zone. Continue reading
“In the process of helping earth to heal, we help ourselves. If we see the earth bleeding from the loss of topsoil, biodiversity, or drought and desertification and if we help reclaim or save what is lost, through regeneration of degraded forests, the planet will help us in our self-healing and indeed survival.” – Kenyan environmental hero Wangari Maathai Continue reading
Police should not be armed except for very special assignments. Everyone will be safer, including the cops, when they shift from trying to dominate and threaten to working with the community they serve. Police are too traumatized, and trained to valued property over people, and control over service. Disarming will be a valuable first step toward healing. Continue reading
People would still have to work, but not to survive.
They could help others, grow food, create beauty.
Fix pipes and cables and roads, build things
Like the youth painting murals on boarded up windows. Continue reading
People are freeing their minds from the nightmare conspiracies that corporate media pass off as reality. They cannot stop our compassion or our wrath. Continue reading
After the storms, fires, and wars of 2017-18, the ongoing climate chaos, the hundreds of millions of refugees, where is hope? And if we don’t have hope, what are we to do? You might be surprised to learn there are ways you can live well without hope. Your life can still manifest beauty, love, happiness, and even humor. You can still do a lot of good. Continue reading