The Common Good

Articles By Robert Hirschfield

Poet and Vietnam vet Bruce Weigl writes of war and reconciliation. 
Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life. University of Illinois Press.A Poet's Revolution: The Life of Denise Levertov. University of California Press.
Marking the centennial of pacifist poet William Stafford
The rabbi recognized poetry as November's calling and inveighed against his betrayal of it.
In New York City, an activist group of homeless and formerly homeless people challenges the powers that be.
Orange Alert: Essays on Poetry, Art, and the Architecture of Silence. And, Fasting For Ramadan: Notes from a Spiritual Practice.
Finding connections between the past, present, and future at Occupy Wall Street.
Poet Meena Alexander and the shifting terrain of the migrant experience.
How the Israeli media cover the occupation
Is it time for a Palestinian Ministry of Nonviolence?
An Israeli officer resists the occupation.