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Gabe Schlabach has a new article in this month’s PeaceSigns e-zine, detailing one of the torture hearings that has taken place in Congress over the last few months.  Despite the disturbing information coming from these hearings, he concludes: There is a silver lining to the explicit approval and use of torture by the current Administration:…

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Tammy Alexander has a new article out for Third Way Cafe, in which she discusses some of her recent opportunities to inspire – and to be inspired – through Anabaptists’ peace and justice work.  A short excerpt: In Washington, it’s hard to know how many churches are taking an active interest in the peace and…

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“For everything there is a season…” (Ecclesiastes 3:1a) As the writer of Ecclesiastes observes, seasons come and seasons go. Soon after Mennonite Central Committee first opened its Washington Office forty years ago, the Washington Memo print newsletter was launched. During that era, letters, telegrams and phone calls comprised the main ways of communicating a message.…

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