Author Archives: eslkevin

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.

A Letter from Paul to Timothy this Eastertide 2017


Dear Timothy, I recently returned from remote corners of the world where I had met with families whom I had known for many years.  I had watched them raise their children and saw that, like I had done for decades … Continue reading

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WHAT MEDIA FAILS TO TELL YOU: West once pushed opium on China or alcohol on the native peoples of this land we’re sitting on, the West now pushes weapons to the Middle East


March 24, 2017 The Middle East for Dummies By David Swanson The first point I’d like to touch on is the idea that the Middle East is a culturally violent place that can be made less violent by bombing it. … Continue reading

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Newly Obtained Documents Prove: Key Claim of Snowden’s Accusers Is a Fraud


Newly Obtained Documents Prove: Key Claim of Snowden’s Accusers Is a Fraud By Glenn Greenwald For almost four years, a cottage industry of media conspiracists has devoted itself to accusing Edward Snowden of being a spy for either Russia and/or … Continue reading

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Moral Failure at the United Nations


By Lawrence Davidson The moral failure at the U.N., represented by the withdrawal of the ESCWA report, is the result of Secretary General Guterres’s decision to acquiesce in a denial of reality — the reality of Israel’s practice of Apartheid. … Continue reading

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Don the Con’s Health Care Ignores Deadly Ills


By Linn Washington The health care plan unleashed by President Trump and Paul Ryan ignores deep seated problems in America’s health care system. ::::::::https://www.opednews.com/articles/Don-the-Con-s-Health-Care-by-Linn-Washington-Congress_Conservative-Republican_Conservatives_Diabetes-170322-513.html The desperate scramble of President Trump and Republican leaders in Congress to salvage a cure for … Continue reading

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We Need Medicare for All


March 23, 2017 Saving Obamacare Is Not Enough — We Need Medicare for All By Dennis Kucinich Medicare for All is an idea whose time has come. Let’s make all Americans healthy and wealthy. Let’s lift up all of our … Continue reading

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Jesus, Jesus, could you tell me what the problem is With the world and all the people in it?


from: http://www.contrarianchristian.com/     “Jesus, Jesus” Jesus, Jesus, could you tell me what the problem is With the world and all the people in it? Because I’ve been hearing stories about the end of the world But I’m in love with … Continue reading

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Contrarian Christians


Originally posted on Restoring Kingdom Builders:
“You’ll never be popular.” That’s what a retired policeman told me after I had preached a sermon early in my pastoral career. He told me that my sermon was great, but that if I…

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So, it’s almost Easter. What would Jesus do or say?


And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and his disciples. And when the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors … Continue reading

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Help by Sharing


Hi Kevin, Thanks to your signature, Common Cause is now one step closer in helping to protect our privacy online. Here’s a reason that’s inspiring people to sign: Citizens Communities Participation & Decision Making Participation Privacy -VS- Predatory Willfully Consent … Continue reading

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