Let us pray for peace in the Korean peninsula.
Below is my reflection on the Inter-Korean Summit happening on April 27, 2018.
We all live with hope for peace. Continue reading
My new EthicsDaily.com article “Wars Leave Devastating Impact on Environment” co-written with Mark Koenig.
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November 6 is the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Please read below.
We gathered at the Tillman Chapel of the Church Center for the United Nations – Lutherans, Mennonites, Methodists, Presbyterians, and more. We shared statements Continue reading
This interview was originally posted on Truthout and it is reposted here with permission.
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Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss President Obama’s statement that he has decided to attack Syria and seek authorization from Congress … Even though he says he doesn’t need it.
PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. Continue reading
This is a repost of Chris Hedges’ original Op-Ed for Truthout. It was originally posted on Feb 28, 2012 and is reposted here with permission.
I have watched mothers and fathers keening in grief over the frail corpses of their children in hospitals in Gaza and rural villages in El Salvador, Bosnia and Kosovo. The faces of these dead children, their bodies ripped apart by iron fragments or bullets tumbling end over end through their small, delicate frames, appear to me almost daily like faint and sadly familiar ghosts. The frailty and innocence of my own children make these images difficult to bear.
A child a day dies in war-related violence in Afghanistan. Children die in roadside explosions. They die Continue reading
There will be a book session at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) for Dr. Kelly Denton-Borhaug’s new book, U.S. War-culture, Sacrifice and Salvation. Dr. Mark Heim and myself will be responding to her book. This session is on Saturday Nov. 17, 2012 at McCormick Place West – 182, 1p.m.
This book grew out of consternation and confusion that I experienced in the post 9/11 period regarding the heightened naturalization of war-culture in the U.S. as an unquestioned and to-be-expected feature of life. My exploration of the role of the rhetoric, practices and cognitive frameworks of sacrifice as central to this Continue reading