Category Archives: Peace & Power

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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Women working for peace in Ukraine

Today I received a message from Maureen Flaherty for the Peace and Power blog.  Maureen used Peace and Power in her work with women from the east and from the west  in Ukraine who joined together to share their visions of … Continue reading

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Peace & Power and other blogs!

Just in case anyone wonders where I have been in the blog-0-sphere, here is a report — I now have about a dozen wordpress sites underway!  Admitedly, not all of these are active at all times, but they all demand … 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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Reflections on why we all can’t “just get along”

The words are so easy .. “let’s just all get along.”  But the actions are so very hard.  My thoughts have turned to this human dilemma recently because I have (finally) developed a web site/blog for my book “Peace and … Continue reading

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Hand signals – a small/huge part of changing the world!

There are several things about the Occupy movement that have intrigued me over the past several months, one of which is the practice of hand signals that has developed.  These hand signals are not totally unique to “Occupy” – some … Continue reading

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Here comes 2012 – a banner year for political junkies!

Yes, I admit it … I am a political junky, and also unabashedly what today is being called “liberal” and/or “progressive.”  But fundamentally, these labels are, like all labels, much too restricting to really pinpoint my views, much less anyone … Continue reading

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Reflections on the challenges of participatory democracy

For many years I have been thinking about the challenges of Peace & Power, and other forms of participatory democracy, and the “Occupy” movement has intensified my thinking about all of this. I live right next door to a vacant … 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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