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War Crimes and Misdemeanors
Originally Posted: 07/19/2012 - 2:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Hey Pres. Obama: The Nobel Peace Prize committee is calling. They want their medal back. HEY PRESIDE ...

Aung Sun Suu Kyi and Rodney King
Originally Posted: 06/21/2012 - 12:39pm | Type: Blog

Both of these individuals are important because of their choices for peace. In 1991, Rodney King was stopped and beaten by a group of Los Angeles police officers. The stop was not ...

Nobel Prize Winner Delivers Acceptance Speech 21 Years Late
Originally Posted: 06/18/2012 - 3:18pm | Type: Blog

Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Noble Peace Prize in 1991 for her work for democracy and human rights in Burma. But at the time of her award, she was under house arrest by Burma’s military; her husband and so ...

Trees: In Honor of Wangari Maathai
Originally Posted: 10/06/2011 - 11:02am | Type: Blog

When Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai was a girl in Kenya, her mother taught her that the wild fig tree was a tree of God. When Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wanga ...

More Financial Madness
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Here is part two of my thoughts on the financial situation that the United States faces. Our nation needs a jobs bill. The country needs a second stimulus bill. Here is part two o ...

Remembering Judy Bonds, Mountain Defender
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;">This past Monday, January 3, anti-mountaintop removal activist Judy Bonds exhaled her last breath from the homeland she loved. This pa ...

Is the Afghanistan War 'Just'?
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 9:52am | Type: Magazine Article

SJ, Drew Christiansen President Obama underplays the importance of alternatives to war. President Barack Obama ...