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Rev. Colin Bossen
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The Rev. Colin Bossen is a Unitarian Universalist minister currently working on his doctorate at Harvard University. He is a graduate of Meadville Lombard Theological School and Denison University. In 2001 he co-founded the Chiapas Peace House Project (now CASA). CASA responds to the call for international solidarity with grassroots indigenous and campesino movements by maintaining a center in Oaxaca, Mexico for education, support and activism. Colin has also been involved in union organizing efforts in Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Colin's essays and articles have appeared in a variety of newspapers, magazines and academic journals. He keeps a blog at

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To Stop Chemical Weapons, Go After the Arms Dealers

(1) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 5:31 PM

President Obama's speech this Saturday suggests that his administration wants to attack the Assad regime for two reasons: to protect national security and to deter the future use of chemical weapons, both by the Assad regime and in future conflicts. Is United States military action an effective way to achieve...

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Questions About Torture: What The University Of Missouri Should Ask A Gitmo Psychologist

(1) Comments | Posted January 22, 2013 | 2:19 PM

This month marked 11 years since the opening of the infamous prison camp at Guantanamo, where over a hundred men, many innocent, remain indefinitely detained by the U.S. while hundreds of others have had their lives ruined. The national opening of Zero Dark Thirty and its controversial interpretation of torture's...

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An Open Letter to Religious Leaders in Support of Collective Bargaining Rights

(10) Comments | Posted February 25, 2011 | 9:41 AM

Dear Colleagues:

We are called as religious leaders to support public employees who are fighting to preserve their collective bargaining rights. To understand why, we need to look no further than the example of Martin Luther King, Jr.

When King was assassinated he was in Memphis, Tennessee, supporting a...

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