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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
President Obama strained in Monday's United Nations speech to explain the rationale behind U.S. foreign policy.
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.
I was a 28 year-old peace activist in San Francisco in 1963 when I got a call from Women for Peace asking if I'd like to go to the March on Washington as one of their delegates.