Women Against Military Madness Newsletter Winter I 2014

Excellent articles on the stowaway kids to Texas, on current trials and tribulations (No Justice), and Garifuna women and shackled, and more

Rise Up Times

Mary Beaudoin, Editor
Winter I 2014                                 

 One of the trains called La Bestia for the huge risks it involves on the long journey north, undertaken to escape gangs, drug cartels, and other dangers threatening the lives of the young in Central America.  Photo: John Moore/Getty Images


Why Did Scared Kids Stowaway on La Bestia (the Beast) to Texas?
By Anne Winkler-Morey

PM: Audrey Kvist and the Vietnam War  as told to Polly Mann

Trials and Tribulations: No Context, No Justice

Why Have the Garifuna Women Been Shackled?
Q & A with Mary Beaudoin

Good News: victories, push backs, good deeds, and other hopeful signs

If we remember those times and places—and there are so many—where people have behaved magnificently, this gives us the energy to act, and at least the…

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