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Angry, Desperate, Rejected

50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Beyond Vietnam" speech, the desperate, angry, rejected people suffering from wars multiply as the United States undermines peace around the world. Yet with the Afghan Peace Volunteers, Kathy Kelly has found women and men working for peace in the midst of near-hopelessness. Their story should inspire the same tireless effort for peace in all of us.

Human Rights Day: A Call to Care

On the eve of Human Rights Day, Kathy Kelly visits a refugee camp in Afghanistan. She reflects that U.S. security would be better achieved if we refocused our energy and resources toward " caring for and respecting the world's most needy, not through the rampages of war and destruction which has made the US the most feared country in the world."

Four Horsemen of the Democracy

Can a disruption of politics as usual, as shown by Bernie Sander's virtual tie in the Iowa Caucuses, thwart an apocalypse of war, poverty, racism and climate change? Robert Koehler hopes that the unveiling of the facade of democracy will unleash a movement for justice that is now being hindered by the 4 horseman.