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Breaking out of the logic of war: is there a peace perspective for the Russian-Ukrainian war?

Peace educator Werner Wintersteiner brings a peace research perspective to understanding the dynamics of the Russian-Ukraine war and explores the possibilities for peace.  His six observations can serve as a series of inquiries to support critical dialogue on the situation and its potential for resolution and/or transformation.

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Gun Free Kitchen Tables: challenging civilian armament in Israel

The rise in violence against women is interconnected with the presence and rise of authoritarianism and militarism. Gun Free Kitchen Tables, an Israeli feminist movement to counter domestic violence committed by military-issued weapons, looks at the domestic and intimate violence integral to patriarchal militarism and its effects on women.

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Peace Through Defeat of the Evil Conjoined Triplets

To ensure the “revolution of values” that Dr. King called for, justice and equality must be enshrined under new anti-racist systems. This requires exercising our imaginations, investing in peace education, and rethinking global economic and security systems. Only then will we defeat the evil triplets, “shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society,” and foster positive, sustainable peace.

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Peacebuilders Need the Concept of “the Militarist-Sexist Symbiosis” to Change the Militarized Security System

This essay by Yuuka Kageyama explores Betty Reardon’s conceptualization of the war system as upheld by a symbiotic relationship between militarism and sexism. The significance and relevance of this symbiosis in confronting the peace problematique of today is in its systemic approach to analyzing the interconnectedness of the causes and processes of various forms of violence in the war system as a whole.

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COVID-19 The New Normal: Militarization and Women’s New Agenda in India

In this Corona Connection, Asha Hans reflects on the militarist response to COVID-19 in India, illustrating the interrelationships among the multiple “normal” injustices this pandemic has laid bare, showing how they are manifestations of a highly militarized security system. She also invites educators to begin the pedagogic imagining and structuring of a preferred future.

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