A Dying Man’s Gift of Awareness

“Tell them, I want everybody to know, I want everybody on the train to know, I love them …” In our world of violence, where acts of murder and terror are analyzed in the mainstream media out of context from the hell of endless war that has become our reality, Robert Koehler remembers these dying words of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, stabbed to death on a train in Portland while defending two young Muslim girls. What if this universal love, rather than unending war, were the cornerstone of our global social order?

From Afghanistan to My Mother and the Child in Everyone

When the United States dropped the "Mother of All Bombs" on Afghanistan, Dr. Hakim knew he had to speak out. In a letter to his own mother, he speaks of the abnormality of war and the hope for peace in the people of Afghanistan, particularly the Afghan Peace Volunteers. Though the nonviolent majority is "illiterate in nonviolence," Dr. Hakim and APV are transforming that illiteracy by teaching and living peace, so one day the whole world will say "Enough!" to war.

War Lies and Memorial Day Truth

"The only way to honor those who lost their lives in war is to stop the cycle of lies that sacrifice human beings on the altar of militarism." On Memorial Day, join Lindsey Paris-Lopez in honoring the dead by renouncing war lies, repenting of violence, and refusing to sacrifice anyone else.