Tag Archives: Civil

Leymah Gbowee: Unlock the intelligence, passion, greatness of girls

Leymah Gbowee TED Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell — of her own life’s transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness … Continue reading

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War Is the Health of the State

Randolf Bourne Struggle 1918 First part of an essay entitled “The State,” which was left unfinished at Bourne’s untimely death in 1918 To most Americans of the classes which consider themselves significant the war [World War I] brought a sense … Continue reading

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What happened to Freedom of Assembly?

Source: WUSTLPA John Inazu, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, discusses the forgotten right of assembly– a right that has been “at the heart of some of the most important social movements in American history: antebellum abolitionism, … Continue reading

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This is no game. This is no tv show. This is war.

The technological advances of the post-war era in the machinery of warfare have made human suffering and death in conflict-zones acutely brutal. Innocuous sounding weapons used in the public lexicon such as ‘daisy-cutter’ and ‘rocket propelled grenade’ are weapons used … Continue reading

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