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Telling the truth is frequently unpopular, but it is an important way to help communities survive and grow, and heal the wounds opened by war.
We need to articulate people-power-based strategies or folks will de-mobilize every election cycle.
Peacework Co-Editor Sam Diener reviews Bound for Canaan: The Epic Story of the Underground Railroad, America's First Civil Rights Movement by Fergus Bordewich and comments on the themes of this issue.
It is not acceptable to let regimes like Burma's dictate the rules of humanitarian intervention.
When we made it to villages farther down the road, we found that a monk had shared the rice for his village with all the surrounding villages, which had received no aid and were starving.
Ali Abdullah has been jailed three times. One of his sons is serving a five-year sentence for involvement in a pro-democracy youth group. The other chose exile.
Ralph was extricated from police kicks by a knot of rolling huggers.
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