Colman McCarthy directs the Center for Teaching Peace, a Washington non-profit.

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Gene Sharp, committed to nonviolence, fought fire with water

Gene Sharp's research and analysis of nonviolence became the battery that energized the drives of activists who brought down some of the world's most ruthless dictators


As Trump's lies continue, reporters will be 'back for seconds'

After a year of enduring Trump's flaws, the temptation is to focus only on his character defects and not on what truly matters: the serial harmfulness of his personal attacks.


Military training on Catholic campuses is wrong

Should you have a liking for antiwar agitators who dizzyingly stay on message, protest after protest and arrest after arrest, you might sign on with Bob Graf. The Milwaukee-based former Jesuit scholastic who has close ties to the Catholic Worker, was and is the organizing force behind a national campaign to rid the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) at Catholic universities and colleges.


The South and civil rights: Jesuit Fr. Albert Foley's resistance taught me

The still current displays of hate and violence by the Klan in Charlottesville, Virginia, stoked memories of my student days at Spring Hill when I was an English major and philosophy minor from 1956 to 1960.