Category Archives: Books

Three brand new publications!

The past year or so has been crazy busy with major publications in the works, and now 3 of them have appeared almost simultaneously!  Two of these have histories dating back to the 1980’s! And they are actually all connected, … Continue reading

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New Peace & Power Web Site and Blog!

I am delighted to unveil the new Peace & Power web site and blog!  Many folks who read this blog already know about the book Peace and Power that I have authored since 1984.  Now, the web site adds two important … Continue reading

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Remembering Adrienne Rich

During the days and weeks following the death of someone who is important, I find myself wishing I had given more attention to who they were before this happened, and devoting time now to remembering.  For me this is a … Continue reading

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“Peace & Power” has come to the 99%

Ever since the “Occupy” movement started, I have watched, with some amazement, reports of the process that they have developed for the “participatory democracy” that is evolving, and especially their approaches for the General Assemblies! Belief it or not, what … Continue reading

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Changing Perspectives

This is a photo of my younger sister and me watching the sun go down on the Kona side of the Big Island of Hawaii with our dear doggie Cuddles!  The year was about 1950, and it would have been … Continue reading

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Anatomy of Peace

I am almost done with this book and I highly recommend it … I found it in my quest to find current ideas related to Peace and Power, which I am currently revising. There are lots of very similar ideas … Continue reading

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The “pink princess” culture

When I heard about Peggy Orenstein’s new book “Cinderella Ate My Daughter” I immediately downloaded it to my iPad!  We had just taken my granddaughters Sophie (age 6) and Elodie (age 5) on a whirlwind trip to DisneyWorld and the … Continue reading

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