I received an email today from the Schumacher Society(“Small is Beautiful”) providing an report on the continuing success of the Mondragon Co-ops. Along the same lines, my review copy of Share or Die!, Voices of the Get Lost Generation in the Age of Crisis, edited by Malcolm Harris with Neal Gorenflo, arrived in the mail today. … Continue reading “Share or Die!” Arrived
Hahn and Berrigan’s hopes for communities of resistance springs from their own experience with religious communities in the Buddhist and Catholic faiths, respectively, and with the experiences of their late mutual friend Thomas Merton.
It is disappointing that Stone and Kuznik go on to downplay the ground-breaking nature of Wallace’s presidential run.
Howard Zinn’s 1970 essay Vietnam: The Moral Equation is wrong.
Surely this madness must cease. We must stop now. … I speak for the poor in America who are paying the double price of smashed hopes at home, and dealt death and corruption in Vietnam.
The fifteenth chapter of The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace contains Rajendra Prasad‘s 1963 essay The Way to Disarmament. Like the recently discussed writings by Merton, Fromm, and Muste, finding the path to peace through disarmament is the focus of Prasad’s essay. Dr. Prasad spent his life working for Indian independence and was the first President of the … Continue reading Prasad: The Way to Disarmament
Like Fromm’s essay of the prior week, Merton diagnoses the especially American idea that the only way to peace is through nuclear war as being a form of mental illness.