Author Archives: Rise Up Times
Conversion for a peaceful, green, & just future
They themselves were fully at rest, they suffer’d not,
“The living remain’d and suffer’d, the mother suffer’d,
And the wife and the child and the musing comrade suffer’d,
And the armies that remain’d suffer’d.”
Speakers: Leonardo Flores, Latin America Campaign Coordinator CODEPINK; Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence; Andy Shallal, Busboys and Poets; Rich Whitney, Green Party Peace Action Committee; Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK.
“In short, the Chilean masses are demanding a new government and a new social pact. “
“This issue should be front and center on the agenda of the global climate justice movement.”
“By avoiding the use of the word fascism, mainstream media analysis fails our democracy.”
“Now more than ever we recognize our solidaruty with people at home and around the world.” Kristin Dooley, WAMM Director
“No country was willing to sell or even donate medical equipment to Iran to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic for fear of Trump reprisals, making the outbreak significantly worse. In the end, the World Health Organization stepped in to supply them, one reason Washington has pulled all funding from the group. “
Caitlin Johnstone May 14, 2020 SHOW ME AN OLD REBEL Do not show me a young rebel, whose eyes are bright and whose tail is bushy.Young rebels are fine and good, but they are merely doing what the young are meant to do. Show me an old rebel. One who keeps punching when his hands […]
New Documents From the Sham Prosecution of Gen. Michael Flynn Also Reveal Broad Corruption in the Russiagate Investigations
“The conflation of ideological and evidentiary questions, and the substitution of substantive political debates with tests of tribal loyalty, are indescribably corrosive to our public discourse.”
“In Minnesota, there is an emphasis on the fact that white people stand in solidarity with the struggle….”
Sanctions are crimes against humanity. The Trump administration, the neocons, are using COVID-19 as a smokescreen to further attack countries while the neoliberals sit back and reap in profits at the expense of humanity.
A fixed election system, mainstream corporate media, and more.
Abolish Nuclear Weapons; Resist and Reverse the Climate Crisis; For Social and Economic Justice (Conference Video)
A video of a world conference held April 25th. A chance to hear the voices of activists from around the world.
The Trident is the deadliest weapon on the planet. Disarm and Live! Also featuring Jeremy Scahill, Medea Benjamin and Cornel West Panelists: • Dr. Cornel West • Jeremy Scahill • Medea Benjamin • The Kings Bay Plowshares 7: ◦ Martha Hennessy, Dorothy Day’s granddaughter, Catholic Worker ◦ Steve Kelly, S.J., Catholic priest ◦ Carmen Trotta, Catholic Worker ◦ […]
“Nothing can be done!” How often we had heard that gasp: the last of the human, of soul, of freedom. Indeed, something could be done, and was. And would be. Daniel Berrigan
Our lives and much of what we’re accustomed to will have been changed forever by the coronavirus but the existential danger presented by nuclear weapons remains unless we act collectively as we have during the pandemic. The remarkable project described here entailed visits to all of the towns and cities in Minnesota and provides proof […]