Category Archives: Value of human life

Why I Call Bush a Psychopathic Leader

In my book which is a study of masculinity and war, the politics of empathy shows how we can get inside soldiers’ experiences of combat and understand what killing or wounding another human being does to the soldiers.  The damage … Continue reading

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There was something about Obama in India today likening himself to Ghandi that was unnerving.  Then I remembered George W. Bush, assuming himself to be a man of peace, calling war criminal and former Prime Minister of Israel “a man … Continue reading

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How War Trounces On Women’s Rights

My article on “How War Trounces On Women’s Rights” appears today on the Women’s Media Center magazine.  You might want to check it out: http://womensmediacenter.com/blog/2010/11/exclusive-how-war-trounces-on-womens-rights/

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Chilean Miners – Lives Saved, War – Where Killing Is Normal

I stayed up last night glued to the television waiting for the last rescue worker who had been a half mile below ground with the 33 who had been trapped there for 69 days.  I felt part of millions all … Continue reading

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We Urgently Await Lives Being Saved in Chile While Military Killings Continue in U.S. Wars

The news reports say that by this Wednesday the 33 Chilean miners trapped a half mile underground will be coming out.  When it was discovered that miraculously they are still alive, the best guess was they would not be rescued … Continue reading

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