Repression in Honduras & Another War

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Today I officially began a journey with the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship as Associate Director. I’ve got a great bunch of people to work with and am stepping in a wonderful stream of prophets. Today we posted two items on our site. The first is a poem that came through our office called “Another Day, Another […]

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From today’s NY Times and Newsvine discussion: Mr. Bush has no more time to waste on “listening tours” and photo ops. The nation is in a crisis, and Americans need to hear how he plans to unwind the chaos he has unleashed in Iraq. If the president is delaying because he is searching for a […]

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Human Rights Day

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Check out the United Nations page on Human Rights Day and celebrate that on this day in 1948 the UN General Assembly adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The focus this year is on poverty. “Poverty is a cause and a product of human rights violations.” The video is from the intro of the 1998 […]

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Reinstate the draft?

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This article, featuring the views of Charles Rangel, D-NY is getting a lot of action on Newsvine. The premise is pretty simple. We should reinstate the draft so that all of us, including the sons and daughters of lawmakers, would bear the risk of wars we choose to engage. The theory is that would make […]

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A victory for community and compromise

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A week has passed since my last post urging us to vote. This has been intentional. I wanted to let some time pass to allow a clearer picture of the new political landscape to emerge. There are winners and losers for sure, but I believe the real winner is the politics of compromise. Many claim […]

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Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.

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The old Simon & Garfunkel song describes two lovers as one is about to leave in the coming morning. He dreads the coming dawn. He dreads what awaits him as light breaks the darkness of night and the thrill of being with his love. This will be our condition too, come Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. […]

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Is This the America You Believe In?, Part 2

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Elections in the US are next Tuesday, but two days before that Nicaragua is holding it’s own national election. Check out this Common Dreams article by Ben Beachy of Witness for Peace on how the US is involved. I traveled to Nicaragua in November of 2004 with WFP and roomed with Ben while visiting coffee […]

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Is This the America You Believe In?

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In September Congress passed the Military Commissions Act allowing this and any future President & Sec. of Defense to declare someone, anyone, an enemy combatant and basically strip them of rights we hold dear. In the words of a New York Times news analysis: “In effect it allows the president to identify enemies, imprison them […]

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Prevent Recruitment of Child Soldiers

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Colombia’s civil war continues as 30,000 die each year and over 3.6 millions persons are displaced. Some 6,000 children are enrolled in non-State armed groups. UNICEF is working for the demobilization of children in armed groups and they need our help. War is a terrible way of life in Colombia, it’s even worse for children […]

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Welcome to

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Welcome to dolovewalk, a peacemaking studio (digital edition). We take our name from Micah 6:8, “And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God.” In an age where social networking and web 2.0 are the buzzwords of the internet and communications in […]

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