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[12 Jun 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Embracing Iran

By Daniel Moskowitz
Denver, Colorado USA

“A war based on the premise of potential development of nuclear arms that the United States and Israel already have in their possession? I think we have some talking to do instead.”
When I learned about a meeting of the Colorado Coalition Against Attacking Iran from my old friend, Tom Rauch, who was formerly the Nuclear Disarmament Coordinator for the American Friends Service Committee, I did not hesitate to sign up.
However, my interest in Iran began over three decades ago. Among Iranian college students in the United States …

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[20 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Peace Links: Frank Discussions

Hi guys!  I hope you’re having great Fridays.  Here at Peace X Peace we’re having a staff retreat today, but I took a few moments to track down these links for you to dig into before the weekend starts.  The theme?  Discussion! Discussion! Discussion!

From the Friends Committee on National Legislation, find out how recent talks might help stall war with Iran.
Thanks to Roxanne Krystalli for this deepening and expanding of our April PeaceTimes discussion of poetry and peace!
What do you think of this interview with Johan Galtung?
I had no idea: …

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[12 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Midnight Express: Iran to Turkey by Train

Audrey Scott and Daniel Noll
Below is an excerpt describing Uncornered Market authors Audrey Scott and Daniel Noll’s train journey from Iran to Turkey.  We here at Peace X Peace love it because it cuts through news stories painting Iran as a foreign and forbidding land and introduces us to ordinary Iranians.
“Iran is again catching its share of headlines. So it seemed as good a time as any to share the story of our exit from the country at the end of last year — hopping a train en route from Tehran …

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[15 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]
The Screams that You May Hear: Iranian Women Use Videos to Say No to War

From Change for Equality
This was originally posted on Change for Equality. We were excited to hear these Iranian women call for peace on International Women’s Day last week.

War does not happen in the course of a day. There is no need for war to land in our cities with a bomb. The shadow of war is also frightening. The possibility of war too changes the lives of women. Every day that we spend at war, or in conditions of war, is filled with the fear of the death of …