Colman McCarthy

Colman McCarthy directs the Center for Teaching Peace, a Washington nonprofit. He is the author of I'd Rather Teach Peace and has written for NCR since 1965.

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Dan Berrigan used his gifts to increase peace

Joan Baez, singer and peacemaker, finally honored by Kennedy Center

The families against the death penalty, no matter their personal pain

How Biden deals with stuttering reveals his character

Why I don't vote

This college semester will be different, but there is more than one kind of remoteness

Samantha Power's memoir sheds light on foreign policy in the Obama years

What do we want? We want to live

Is there a doctor in the house who can stand up to Trump?

Bernie Sanders inspires me to be better

Conscience decides if a lawyer can defend someone like Harvey Weinstein

Maggie Paxson converted from war reporting to being a peace correspondent

As caucus hoopla subsides, remember these heroic Iowans

You can get your 'meat' fix without exacting a pound of flesh from animals

The end of a well-lived life can lead you from death to dissecting table

District of Champions: The Nationals gave DC a much-needed win

The unexpected life of Angelo D'Agostino, Jesuit, psychiatrist, missionary

David Koch: kindhearted, caring citizen, obligated to share wealth

Pacifism of my friend Joan Baez inspires a new generation

Bullet in author's back teaches him forgiveness