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Syrian Disaster: Diane Wilson and Keith James

Well, we have another war brewing and we have some observations here from the quagmire in Afghanistan to the quagmire in Syria.  It states Supporters of the United States’ twelve-year quagmire in Afghanistan cheered the news today that the U.S. would strive to achieve a seamless...
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Elizabeth McAlister; Blase’s Comments on Sister Megan Rice and the Transform Now Plowshares Trial

I’m very privileged today to have Elizabeth McAlister as a guest.  Elizabeth McAlister is co-founder of Jonah House, a faith-based community center which is centered around nonviolence, resistance, and community.  The great and history-making actions for peace that have radiated...
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Stansfield Smith

I’m privileged today to have Stansfield Smith as guest.  Stansfield Smith is a longtime anti-war and solidarity activist.  He’s written for the Monthly Review and he recently returned from North Korea and has written about his experience in CounterPunch (www.counterpunch.org)....
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Robert Skeels

I am privileged today to have Robert Skeels as a guest.  Robert Skeels writes on issues of social justice.  He’s a US Navy veteran and a proud member of Veterans for Peace.  He’s an adherent of liberation theology and a member of the International Socialist Organization (ISO). ...
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Kathy Kelly, co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence

Today, I am very privileged today to have Kathy Kelly as my guest.   Kathy is the founding member of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, and Kathy has just returned from Afghanistan.  She is a major leader of the...
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Kathy Kelly, co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence

Today I’m privileged to have Kathy Kelly as my guest on World Focus.  Kathy is a long-time peace activist and author.  Kathy was one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness and recently a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence.  As part of peace team work...
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Dennis Kucinich

I’m very privileged today to have Congressman Dennis Kucinich as my guest.  Dennis Kucinich is a passionate and articulate leader for peace and disarmament.  He led an effort in Congress to establish a US Department of Peace.  He was also an early supporter of the nuclear...
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Blase’s Commentary on Mali, and on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Well, we think of Dr. Martin Luther King today and we remember him.  Bear with me if I remember a few things that might be on his mind if he were here to celebrate his 84th birthday.  I think he would be reading the New York Times and seeing on the very front page, On Thursday,...
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Medea Benjamin– Co-Founder of Global Exchange and CODE PINK

Today I’m privileged to have Medea Benjamin as a guest.  Medea is co-founder, both of the international human rights organization Global Exchange (www.globalexchange.org) and CODEPINK (www.codepink.org), a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement; and she’s...
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Andy Griggs – Program Director of Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace; and Blase’s Commentary on Current Events

Today I’m privileged to have Andy Griggs as my guest, a long-time peace and justice activist and educator.  Andy is currently the Program Director for the Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace.  ICUJP, founded in Los Angeles after 9/11, supports the leaders of...
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