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In Memory III & IV

In Memory III & IV Chattanooga, Tennesse an Armed Forces Recruiting Station and a Naval Reserve Facility July 16, 2015, a month after the Charlestown Emanuel AME murders, Five more deaths All members of the United States Armed Forces Marine Sergeant Carson Holmquist, age 27 Navy Petty Officer Second Class Randall Smith, age 26 Marine Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan, age...

July 4th – A Celebration

July 4th – A Celebration By Siegrid Raible I am more or less a senior citizen; my friend’s husband prefers to call us old.  So let’s split the difference, I’m an old senior.  I have lived all of my sixty plus years in two of the five boroughs that make up the City of New York.  Through the years I’ve enjoyed attending many of the free Fourth of July firework displays hosted...

Honoring Charleston

In Memory II Charleston, Emanuel A.M.E., a church, June 17, 2015 They lived and died this day They were peacemakers Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, age 45; Cynthia Hurd, age 54; Susie Jackson, age 87; Ethel Lee Lance, age 70; Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, age 49; Rev. Clementa C. Pinkney, age 41; Tywanza Sanders, age 26; Rev. Daniel Lee Simmons, Sr., age 74; Myra Thompson, age...

Getting to Peace

Getting to Peace By Siegrid Raible Pasos hosted a peace quilt making event in 2014 at Figment, an annual interactive arts festival, held each June on Governor’s Island here in New York City.  One of the panels made from fabric and buttons simply asked “How?”  Well, getting to peace involves engaging people in the peacebuilding process.  For people to be engaged in...

Disconnected in a Connected World

Disconnected in a Connected World By Siegrid Raible We live today in a very connected world.  While I live in Greenwich Village, New York, within seconds my tech doctor in some far off place, like Mumbai, India or Manila in the Philippines can connect with my computer, perform diagnostic tests and restore all hitherto fore malfunctioning software to their prior operating...

Peace through Women’s Economic Security and Justice

Peace through Women’s Economic Security and Justice By Siegrid Raible Last month on March 14th, Pasos Peace Museum and the International Institute on Peace Education held a symposium titled “Women’s Rights to Dignity, Security and Justice  –  The Rana Plaza collapse and the Triangle Factory Fire:  Consequences and Accountability.”  Co-sponsored by the Biosophical Institute,...

Afghanistan, Ukraine, Syria, South Sudan, Mali, Nigeria: An Alphabet Soup of Nations at War

Afghanistan, Ukraine, Syria, South Sudan, Mali, Nigeria An Alphabet Soup of Nations at War By Siegrid Raible The horrors of war are with us today.  Historians tell us that war has been with us from time immemorial; some of these same historians and sociologists advise us that in order to avoid future wars, we must learn from past mistakes by studying history.  With so many...