Opinion

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Spreading peace in Japan and worldwide

The cries of the world's people demand peace - no nukes, no war, no hate; but what is needed to build a lasting structure of peace?

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Sara Alchermes, 100: tireless fighter for peace and social justice

Sara's passion for knowledge never waned, and she was especially well read in current events. Her absence is deeply felt by all who knew her.

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More war will not defeat ISIS and terrorism

As we reflect on the 13th anniversary of the attacks that shook our nation, it appears that little progress has been made in the "war on terror."

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Wrong way on Iraq

President Obama, while saying U.S. airstrikes would be limited in scope, also called it "a long-term project" - that is alarming, opening the door for further disasters.

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Ending violence must be our passion

We can barely turn in any direction without encountering violence of one kind or another. It is a pervasive presence in our lives and the lives of people worldwide.

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Ukraine, “Morning Joe,” and the new Cold War

Over the past few weeks the American people have been served up a steady stream of words and images by the major media about the conflict in the Ukraine.

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Nuclear disarmament policy a mixed bag, at best

The ratification of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty and the negotiation of a Fissile Materials Treaty, both of which the Obama administration favors, have been held up, one by the U.S. Senate, the other by another country.

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Labor stalwart Lonnie Nelson dies at 83

She was 83 years old and was active in the people's movements and in her Communist Party club until stricken by a stroke a few days before her death, Feb. 12.

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Obama at UN

President Obama strained in Monday's United Nations speech to explain the rationale behind U.S. foreign policy.

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King's dream confronted "giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism and militarism"

After Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. opposed the U.S. war in Vietnam, he received a barrage of criticism from editorial boards, donors and even other civil rights leaders.

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