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At the American end of things, we have Victor Banerjee playing Fareed Rahmani, a pacifist New York professor who's about to get his life upended by Hussain (TV actor Bhanu Uday, woefully inadequate), a young, brainwashed fundamentalist. Meanwhile in Delhi, Adil Hussain plays authoritarian police ...
Portsmouth D-Day commemorations were condemned as an 'offensive glorification of killing' by a pacifist group. David Ireland, of Copnor, a member of the Peace Pledge Union, was speaking after attending a city D-Day panel meeting where plans for parades, tree planting, and plays had been discussed.

Last May, Corbyn made it clear stating, “I am not a pacifist. I accept that military action, under international law and as a genuine last resort, is in some circumstances necessary”. Yet numerous right-wingers have lined up to accuse Corbyn of standing by and opposing military action as a dogma.
California natives Pacifist have released a new EP titled “In the Wake of the Privileged” via Vinehell Records. You can check out the EP below. You can also purchase the 4-song release off of Vinehell Record's bandcamp page for $2 or get the entire Vinehell catalog for just $32.50. This release is the ...
GEORGE ORWELL wrote, a little wickedly, in “The Road to Wigan Pier” that the British left acts as an irresistible magnet to cranks of every variety: fruit-juice drinkers, nudists, sandal-wearers, sex-maniacs, “nature cure” quacks, and, a particular peeve of his, pacifists. On the whole the Labour Party has done ...
So the strikes were purely cosmetic, a vastly expensive piece of theatre. You don't have to be a pacifist or a supporter of the regime to wonder what was gained by the estimated $200 million the strikes cost, nor to ask how many Syrian refugees that astronomical sum could have clothed, fed and schooled.

On weekends, he and his friends camped out, took off their watches to get into the spirit of the War of 1812, and dressed in homemade muslin underclothes and itchy uniforms. I was there just one weekend. Somehow my pacifist parents signed off on letting their daughter spend the day with war reenactors.
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American political culture has devolved from the Vietnam era, when pacifists were marginalized, to a kneejerk bellicosity in which they don't exist as part of the debate. To its credit, The New York ... Nowhere to be found was a pacifist: someone who opposes war, all war, no matter what. Nor were there any ...
I have no quarrel with true pacifists, especially religious pacifists. I do understand from whence they come, having been one myself. It takes little effort to be a pacifist during a time of peace in a country like the United States. It takes enormous courage to be a pacifist in a hostile environment or during a time ...
Marcus could choose between a variety of pacifist or violent actions, from tagging a bench or destroying it, to moving automated cars, or tipping them over, and more. Each action added to a bar that moved between pacifist or violent, in varying degrees depending upon how extreme of an action was taken.
After World War II, many of the Nazi military leaders were put on trial at Nuremberg and hanged for their crimes against humanity. One of these leaders, Hermann Goring, gave a memorable quote before he was sent to the gallows. Goring said, “The people can always be brought to the bidding of the ...
A LONDON teenager carrying a 430ml bottle of ammonia after allegedly cleaning his ex-girlfriend's bathroom was jailed by a district judge who said his story “lacked credibility”. Self-proclaimed pacifist Aaron Edwards, 19, was stopped by a British Transport Police officer for another matter at Colchester ...
By the time I was discharged from active duty in the Marine Corps, I had acquired a wife and a very young son. For the first time, I was responsible for the day to day provision and safety for someone other than myself. As the family grew, I felt that responsibility more keenly. I understood that I was to be the ...
Cancer has had such an adverse effect on the lives of countless millions of people globally over years that it's hard to believe that this is the first theatre production of its kind. With six performers on stage this incredibly successful show from the UK delves into everything about The Big C which people ...
Eventually I received orders to report to Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. I began attending a church in the Woodbridge area and attended a mid-week Bible study in the home of a staff sergeant. All of the Bible study attendees were Marines and the wives of those who were married. Being a closet ...
Sophia Besch is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, specializing in European defense policy. The opinions in this article belong to the author. (CNN) Now that Germany has a new government, investing in defense and the transatlantic relationship has to be a priority for Angela Merkel.

As a teenager, I never thought very much about the taking of a life. I had a pretty peaceful childhood and teen life and, with the exception of an occasional bully, karate, and football, violence was not part of my life. I believed in the Ten Commandments, including the one saying, “Thou shalt not kill,” but never ...
Cancer. The word is a prominent feature on the set of A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer. It's the first thing you see when you enter the theatre, and the ultimately, the word that lingers once the show is over. It's bold, prominent and sets the tone for the show before it has even started. The illness is ...
Norton, who refers to herself as an “anarchist pacifist,” went on to describe her long-time friendship with Auernheimer, which she says she allowed to continue because it is not her place to judge another's beliefs. “I was called a Nazi because of my friendship with the infamous neo-Nazi known on the ...
Anything can happen in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Someone might land the headshot of a lifetime and end your game in a split second, a vehicle might decide it's better off exploding than navigating its way off a bump in the road, or a player with no clothes on might appear from nowhere and gift you ...
Discussions on amending the Constitution are ongoing in Japan. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears to be particularly set on enacting an amendment of Article 9, one of the core features of the so-called "Peace Constitution," which forever renounces war as a means of settling international disputes and ...
He wrote afterward to say he mostly liked the piece but I should please not call him a pacifist again. This took me by surprise. ... The vast majority of people conducting these protests and revolts, he noted, were not ideological pacifists; they were figuring out tactics and strategies on the fly. Sharp, in turn ...
Many members of the LDP have leaned toward the view that an attempt to change the original text of Article 9, which is cherished among the wider public, will likely stir concern that Japan is backing away from its pacifist postwar stance. Making too drastic a change could also raise the risk of the public ...
... she became the first woman elected to the Science Council of Japan, and went on to receive the Miyake Prize for geochemistry and the Tanaka Prize from the Society of Sea Water Sciences. She died in September 2007, and her legacy as a scientist, pacifist, and feminist lives on. “I wanted to highlight the ...
There's a scene in A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer, a quiet scene, a total contrast to the rock number about vulnerability which we've just witnessed. Bryony Kimmings ... It was about 2013, they'd joined forces to work on A Pacifist's Guide, now playing at the Canberra Theatre. Kimmings the bright ...


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