Monthly Archives: April 2013

Weary of a Violent Vocabulary, by Andrea W. Doray

This spring, Writing for Peace looks at gun violence, as well as violence against women and other issues of women’s equality. Weary of a Violent Vocabulary by Andrea W. Doray  The other day, the building where I was working was … Continue reading

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A Marathon Introspection, by Syed Azfar Ali Rizvi

A Marathon Introspection by Syed Azfar Ali Rizvi Among other things, I am a journalist. As someone trained to sift through information and data, I did what any other journalist would’ve done after today’s senseless carnage in Boston. I read … Continue reading

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The Flaming Cliffs of One’s Heart, by Adriana Paramo

The Flaming Cliffs of One’s Heart by Adriana Paramo Sixty million years ago, this part of the Gobi desert called  Bayanzag was the bottom of an Ancient Sea. The place is known as Flaming Cliffs and if anyone has ever heard … Continue reading

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Like Taking Off Boots, by Maija Rhee Devine

Like Taking Off Boots by Maija Rhee Devine Yes, we used comfort women, he says in a 2011 youtube clip about WWII. “As automatically as yanking boots off,” Every lull from bombing, driving machetes Into skulls of big-nosed white bastards … Continue reading

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This Is Where I’ll Die, by Maija Rhee Devine

About this post: In 2008, the UN Security Council classified rape as a weapon of war, describing sexual violence as “a tactic of war to humiliate, dominate, instil fear in, disperse and/or forcibly relocate civilian members of a community or … Continue reading

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