Posts Tagged ‘war economy’

Technology surpassing Spirituality

This is a link to an excellent article describing how in America, the “grave consequences” that Eisenhower warned about in 1961 have all come into fruition today. Our self-destructive military-industrial complex is tearing apart our nation just as he cautioned, eating its way into every corner, including our churches. I’ve seen this myself while attending…

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Gun Violence linked to America’s Wars

Isn’t this what I’ve been saying all along? Of special note cited within this piece: “American students have much in common with victims of drone warfare.” 18+ years of nonstop wars for profit are taking a toll on American youth. Until we take guns and war OUT of our central economic impetus, it will not…

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Why I Write: A Glimpse into My Life

“Scratch a writer and you’ll find a walker.”~ Tegan Bennett I have a confession to make. Sometimes, when I write, I cry. Not out of sadness but a deep passion. I have this strong desire to make a difference and a belief that words can change the world. During my book signing at Barnes &…

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Thanksgiving “His”- story: Whose Story?

THANKSGIVING “HIS”-STORY: WHO’S STORY?   This past weekend, I attended a community fundraising event at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. This vibrant venue promotes social justice, arts participation, and intercultural understanding. The event I attended, Thangs Taken: Rethinking Thanksgiving, brought together artist, activist, and community to acknowledge the genocide of ten to thirty million Native Americans and…

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