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Non-violence and state violence

I am a daughter of the Cuban revolution but I am also the daughter of a US American who was born in Tampa, Florida, the son of a Sephardi US American who was himself born in Rutherford, New Jersey.  My … Continue reading

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Restorative justice: in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes

Sonnet 29 When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast state, And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, And look upon myself and curse my fate, Wishing me like to one more rich … Continue reading

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Darkness and light

Mrithi was the silverback in “Gorillas in the Mist,” family patriarch, shot in 1993by someone in the dark before the dawn. He dragged his wounded body more than six feet before collapseand death. It’s always darkest justbefore the dawn, I’ve read someplace.  When … Continue reading

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