Week Three (May 27–June 2)

The War Economy: Militarism and the Proliferation of Gun Violence

Featured Blog Posts:

“Militarism justifies the idea that violence is an acceptable answer to any problem”: Interview with Rev. Shawna Foster

Post Text: “‘About Face’…is a military marching term for when you turn 180 degrees and immediately go the other direction. That is what we really need to do with our military…” @ShawnaFoster @VetsAboutFace #PoorPeoplesCampaign Read more–> http://bit.ly/Week3ShawnaFoster

Nicholas Laccetti, Soul Force and the Catonsville Nine: Berrigan and King in 1968

Post Text: Both Dan Berrigan & #MartinLutherKing suggest that nonviolence, beyond its strategic considerations, offers a way of transfiguration, especially for the imagination. Learn more about this month’s anniversary of #CatonsvilleNine & #PoorPeoplesCampaign: http://bit.ly/Week3Berrigan


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