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What’s Next for the Nuclear Disarmament Movement?

By Lawrence S. Wittner, June 9, 2010 The last 19 months have been a tumultuous time for the nuclear disarmament movement, placing it, today, on the cusp of some important decisions about its future direction. Many advocates of nuclear disarmament felt considerable elation at the election of Barack Obama in 2008. In the previous years, the Bush administration had scrapped ...

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The Buddha: A film by David Grubin premiered April 7, 2010

This documentary for PBS by award-winning filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. It premiered April 7, 2010 and features the work of some of the world’s greatest artists and sculptors, who across two millennia, have depicted ...

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On Gandhi’s Path

Bigger has turned out not to be better. Servicing the global economy has exacted a heavy toll in the erosion of our communities and the destruction of our environment. Increasingly, we are coming to realize that the way forward looks a lot like the way back—back to strong local economies; back to resilient, tight-knit communities; back to the land and ...

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