October 2021 archive

Sr. Megan Rice – Rest in Peace.

Sr. Megan Rice, anti-war, Plowshares, and social justice activist, joined the Heavenly Cloud of Witnesses on October 10, 2021, at her religious order residence, the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ), in Rosemont, PA. She was 91. Her death was caused by congestive heart failure. Sr. Megan, one of the Transform Now Plowshares activists …

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This nation’s Fate: Oligarchy Or Autocracy

By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost The competing systems of power in the United States are divided between oligarchy and autocracy. There are no other alternatives. Neither are pleasant. Each have peculiar and distasteful characteristics. Each pays lip service to the fictions of democracy and constitutional rights. And each exacerbates the widening social and …

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