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Caligula With Orange Hair

Donald Trump's naked belligerence may just be what America needs to unmask the horrors our militarism, Robert Koehler suggests. "Suddenly the U.S. president is Julius Caesar (or maybe Caligula) with orange hair... so blatant blatant he awakes the snoozing American conscience. And the awareness and the anger stirred into being become a movement... a deep and profound cry for atonement..."

From Standing Rock to World Peace

Lindsey Paris-Lopez finds profound hope in the ceremony of repentance and forgiveness at Standing Rock between the veterans and the Native Elders. When members our armed forces repent of the atrocities they have inflicted on others, they subvert our culture of violence from within. May repentance and forgiveness reach from Standing Rock to the ends of the earth.

Discovering a New World of Hope Through Repentance: On the Convergence of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Yom Kippur Eve

As Indigenous Peoples' Day falls on the eve of Yom Kippur -- a day in which observant Jews repent of their sins against their fellow human beings -- Lindsey Paris-Lopez urges those of us who have "privileged" from Christopher Columbus's conquest to repent of the atrocities committed against Native Americans, and in that repentance discover a new world of hope.