Monthly Archives: July 2006

The United States, Israel, and the Middle East

This is a slightly revised version of the remarks I prepared for an October 26 public forum sponsored by AWARE Presents on “What Should be the U.S. Policy in the Middle East? The Confrontation of Israel with its Neighbors.” I’d … Continue reading

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Anarchism and Christianity: Re-Viewing the Politics of Jesus

    when Dorothy Day—devout Catholic, cofounder of the Catholic Worker movement, and, notably, a U of I dropout— described herself as an anarchist. Indeed, the terms anarchist and anarchy conjure images of disorder, chaos and bomb throwers. … Continue reading

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Homeopathy–The Choice of More Women

  uses extremely small doses of substances prepared in a special way to re-vitalize a person’s health. The choice of the medicine, referred to as a “remedy,” is individualized for each patient according to the symptoms and characteristics of … Continue reading

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Reducing Post-Partum Depression the Village Way

   the country was shocked to learn how Andrea Yates killed her children during an episode of post partum psychosis. The “eye for an eye” folks wanted her electrocuted. The “spare the rod, spoil the child” folks wanted … Continue reading

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Birth Doulas: Professional Labor Support

     will be a lifelong memory and yours will be changed forever. Inviting a doula into your birth space will help you have the most positive birth experience possible. A doula… • Recognizes birth as a … Continue reading

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Childbirth: Home v. Hospital

   ’ , I was led to believe throughout the prenatal period that my O.B. and the hospital staff would be supportive of a natural birth. When it came time to actually labor and deliver, the idea they … Continue reading

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