Art by Ricardo Levins Morales

Oh, sacred world now wounded,
we pledge to make you free,
of hate, of war, and selfish cruelty,
and here in our small corner
we plant a tiny seed,
and it will grow to beauty
to shame the face of greed

Pete Seeger

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Since 2010 Rise Up Times has published over a thousand articles of substance about justice and peace, covering issues of the day and sharing ideas for the future

Wage Peace Not War
Housng for all and Living Wages








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Rise Up Times publishes writers who provide insights and knowledge that are a basis for informed action, whether on the streets or signing petitions, writing letters to the editor, talking to legislators, or otherwise engaging in transformative nonviolent actions to make change.

Racial Justice, Not Systemic Racism
Invest in Renewables Divest from Fossil Fuels








Rise Up Times informs and educates, often posting longer, more philosophical pieces with discussion of ideas and issues and drawing on items to post from the many amazing non-mainstream corporate media news outlets online that publish work by activists, journalists, academics and independent intellectuals who speak their thoughts and ideas, sometimes through action on the streets, sometimes as academics who share their understanding and knowledge or as journalists who discuss and analyze current significant and sometimes momentous events.

All speak with conviction and are the Seeds planted for action and solutions to create local and global justice and peace that together form a larger Global Movement. Rise Up Times helps to plant the seeds of resistance and transformative action and reform to bring about the changes we struggle for.

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“We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions
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 ― Howard Zinn

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