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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.

Counting Coups????


Tomgram: Nick Turse, Counting Coups [Note for TomDispatch Readers: As we head into a steamy mid-August, TD is taking the weekend off. Next piece: Tuesday, August 15th. Tom] You may have sensed it for a while. A significant group of … Continue reading

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What to do and think about? America’s Public Lands and You


Environment Update Keep Public Voices in Public Lands As Americans, we’re fortunate to share in the ownership of millions of acres of public lands, many of which are overseen by the Bureau of Land Management. However, the agency is changing … Continue reading

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Stupid is a s stupid does–American leaders need to stop being both Stupid and Dangerous


Kevin, This week Donald Trump escalated the volatile situation surrounding North Korea’s nuclear weapons program by saying North Korea will “face fire and fury like the world has never seen” if it continues to threaten the United States. Today, he … Continue reading

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Abandoning the bodily resurrection of Jesus leaves us with a cold faith


So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown a perishable body, it is raised an imperishable body; it is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; … Continue reading

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Are you Celebrating Social Security?


Kevin, In the 82 years this week since FDR signed Social Security into law, it has become the cornerstone of our promise to our seniors — a commitment that our seniors must not live in abject poverty. And yet, many … Continue reading

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News you can share from Abu Alex


This is Mohamad, 3 years old, son of Bilal Hathaleen. I remember in 2014 going out to Um al-Khair after a home demolition. Bilal, holding Mohamad, then only 3 months old, simply asked “How is a father suppose to take … Continue reading

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What are we doing to end insanity in our lifetime, Americans?


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Connecting the 3 Abrihamic Traditions


Understanding the Invisible: Hagar the First Person to Name the Most High God She gave this name to Yahweh who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who … Continue reading

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SEVEN WOMEN SCIENTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW–and what about those Kennedys?


THE SLIPPERY POLITICAL LEGACY OF THE KENNEDYS BY AIDA AMOAKO Donald Trump’s campaign slogan was borrowed from Reagan, and his volatile relationship with the press recalls Nixon’s. But it’s the Kennedy playbook that Trump aspires to emulate, at least in … Continue reading

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“The only thing strong enough to move you from the first half of life to the second half is faith in the midst of suffering, the ability to bear darkness and uncertainty, to carry the mystery of paradox.”


Sound the Alarm: A Liturgy for Troubling Times  Britney Lee  August 14, 2017  Church Life, General, Practical Justice, Theology “The only thing strong enough to move you from the first half of life to the second half is faith in the midst of suffering, … Continue reading

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