Sadism. Racism. Climate Denial.

ADISM.  RACISM.  CLIMATE-DENIAL    6/20/20 WRITER’S NOTE: Ideas and some language drawn from Matthew Fox Meditations, Rev. William Barber’s Poor People’s Campaign and other sources Psychologist Erich Fromm identifies sadism as follows: “The core of sadism is the passion to want domination or control over another living being, whether an animal, a man, a woman, … Read more…

A new year dawns: Time for a new America.

Nathaniel Batchelder holds rainbow peace flag

Dear All,

I’m ready for the dawn of a New America, of civility and politics of, for, and by The People and Nature. It is always ours to shape society and the world as we wish they were. May we all find new energy, effectiveness and persistence to persevere in that life’s work. And may we all find and share the love of life and one another that makes everything worthwhile.

Happy New Year!

Peace and Onward,

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Plans for 2019 Peace Festival in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City – Preparations are under way for Oklahoma City’s 35th Peace Festival, to be held Saturday, November 9th, in the Civic Center Music Hall’s Hall of Mirrors, according to organizers. “We’ve booked the hall and mailed invitations seeking groups to participate,” said Nathaniel Batchelder, Director of the Peace House in Oklahoma City. “We’re especially … Read more…