Workers on Sunday marked May Day across the globe with rallies in cities from Paris, to Istanbul, to Manila. Some of the protesters faced violence from police. According to reporting by Reuters, "Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannon and detained more than 200 people after scuffles broke out at May Day celebrations in Istanbul and some...
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We mourn the indomitable Daniel Berrigan, who serenely deemed his decades-long fight for peacemaking "tough, unfinished, blood-ridden." Among his keen insights, he denounced an Israel that by 1973 had become "a criminal Jewish community" embarked on an "imperial adventure...The model is not the kingdom of peace; it is an Orwellian transplant, taken bodily from Big Brother's bloody heart." On Israel as elsewhere, he counseled, "Know where you stand, and stand there." May he be, at last, at peace.
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