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'Breaking the Silence:' Women Soldiers Speak Out

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran Israeli soldiers that collects anonymous testimonies of soldiers who served in the Occupied Territories during the Second Intifada." They recount experiences that deeply affected them, including abusing Palestinians, looting, destroying property, and other practices "excused as military necessities, or explained as extreme and unique cases."

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Celebrating My Country Within-A-Country

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So, whattaya know, at least one organized entity exists who thinks I might've had a point with all those ornery columns I wrote the past 10 years on behalf of peace and clean energy. As you read this, I’m still celebrating an award I received on Saturday from the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance.

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Humanism & Overcoming Evil

'Deep Mind' painting dichotomies

'Deep Mind' is a huge painting that explores the World Within, the Mind, and prompts questions such as What are we? Who are we? Why are we here? How do we balance and control the dichotomies within us of light/dark, human/animal, good/bad, peace/passion, joy/anger, love/hate, altruism/greed?

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Growing Hunger in America

In January 2010, Feeding America (FA, formerly America's Second Harvest) released its disturbing new report on growing hunger titled, 'Hunger in America 2010.' The Chicago-based organization is the nation's 'leading domestic hunger-relief charity,' serving the needy 'through a nationwide network of member food banks, over 200 in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.'

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Aafia Siddiqui: Victimized by American Injustice

On February 3, a Department of Justice press release headlined 'Aafia Siddiqui Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court of Attempting to Murder US Nationals in Afghanistan and Six Additional Charges.'

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