Monthly Archives: December 2017

Life Hacks and Learning to be a Good Loser and Good Winner–even as an Adult


How to Avoid Being a Sore Loser at Competitive Games Patrick Allan 6/16/15 7:00am Filed to: MIND HACKS 208 Nobody likes a sore loser. Just because you lost a board game, video game, or even a game of HORSE, it … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why It’s Good to Be a Loser


About the Blog Archives   6 Reasons Why It’s Good to Be a Loser By Therese J. Borchard Associate Editor ~ 3 min read It was impossible to miss the white sign that hung over the wall of Saint Mary’s … Continue reading

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What is going on with Christian Peacemaker Teams


It’s been a challenging year for peacemaking! Help our teams prepare for the new year. It is the season of joy, generosity, and peace; and we are so happy to have you as a part of our CPT community. As our … Continue reading

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What would have been an Alternative Strategy for 9/12/2001 ?


Tomgram: Danny Sjursen, Putting the “War” in the “War on Terror” Consider the latest news from America’s war zones, still spreading across the Greater Middle East and Africa.  The U.S. military is now reportedly building up its troop strength (mostly … Continue reading

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Zombie in Chief


Tomgram: Engelhardt, A President Made for a Zombie Apocalypse Media World UnFounding Father Why We Need to Stare at You Know Who By Tom Engelhardt Don’t look away. I mean it!  Keep on staring just like you’ve been doing, just … Continue reading

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How many worlds of war can Americans afford?


December 2017 Tomgram: Nick Turse, A Wider World of War[Note for TomDispatch Readers: We’ve come to that moment again.  You know, the one at year’s end when I ask all of you for money to keep this website afloat.  It’s … Continue reading

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When the Deaf Communicated for the Seeing and Ran the Courts


THE SECRET SIGN LANGUAGE OF THE OTTOMAN COURT BY AMELIA SOTH In the 1600s, the court of the Ottoman Empire employed some 40 deaf servants. They were chosen not in spite of their deafness, but because of it.In the hush … Continue reading

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Our ESOL students and teachers have been busy reflecting on what “home” means to them. See their work in the third issue of The Jubilee Journal.


Greetings from Jubilee! This fall we’ve hosted a wedding, a Fall Festival, Sweet Potato Harvest, a 98-years-young celebration with our Coffee Worth, and a great gathering of over 300 people for Thanksgiving day. Just now we’re enjoying the wintery dark … Continue reading

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For members of my community, the post 9/11 context in the United States has been increasingly difficult and we have continued to face state violence in the form of detention, torture, and even death


Dear Friends, My name is Dr. Maha Hilal and I am Muslim, Arab, and American.  For members of my community, the post 9/11 context in the United States has been increasingly difficult and we have continued to face state violence … Continue reading

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An Executable Plan


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