The Common Good

Mary Elizabeth King

Blog Posts by Mary Elizabeth King

Posted by Mary Elizabeth King 3 years 17 weeks ago
The forthcoming dedication of the national memorial monument honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., affords an opening for considering the complexity and meaning of his leadership. He was not the...
Posted by Mary Elizabeth King 3 years 19 weeks ago
The rioting and rampages that spread across English cities last week have caused severe property destruction and raised public alarm. Writing in London's Guardian, community organizer Stafford Scott...
Posted by Mary Elizabeth King 3 years 20 weeks ago
An account in The New York Times by Ethan Bronner reports that Israeli women and West Bank Palestinian women and girls have once again broken Israeli laws. They have gone swimming in the...
Posted by Mary Elizabeth King 3 years 22 weeks ago
How should music rank among the ever-growing list of time-tested nonviolent methods such as boycotts, marches, strikes, sit-ins, and vigils? Anthony Shadid of the New York Times reports that a song...