Category nonviolent action
“The speech he delivered in New York, on April 4, 1967, was a speech for all humanity—for the world community. “
I cannot say for certain that King would applaud Birmingham for its zealous defense of Angela Davis’s solidarity with Palestinian people. But I do.
Black Alliance for Peace January 19, 2019 The United States attempted to co-opt the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by recognizing his birthday. The ruling elites tried to strip King of his militancy and suspend him above the mass movement that produced him. The state certainly had no intention to remain the focus of […]
The New York Times loves NATO, but should you?
It’s clear the question is not “how” the troops will be brought home, but whether they will be brought home at all.
By Sue Ann Martinson Rise Up Times January 3, 2019 Part II: Unity in Diversity, Community, Language, and a Sea Change Further thoughts on Unity and Diversity John Dear’s essay on “Unity and Diversity in the Land of Nonviolence” referenced in Part I was published in the journal Oneing in an issue with the theme of “Unity […]
What does Moral Revival mean? It can be confusing if misinterpreted.
Created by CircleVision, a video from 2010 that is also true today.
What could $7 billion do in Minnesota? What could it do to make a New Green Deal?
Western Sahara, where peaceful protesters, led by women, are beaten in the streets. Thousands have been tortured, imprisoned, killed and disappeared while resisting the Moroccan occupation. AMY GOODMAN: Today a Democracy Now! exclusive: “Four Days in Western Sahara: Africa’s Last Colony.”
No New Wars and Interventions
“There are still about 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan.” That says it all, in shorthand.
Confronting head-on America’s war economy and militarism, the necessity of non-violent moral dissent, moral resistance and moral vision …
The next step toward attaining a world free of nuclear weapons must involve the nuclear armed states. Disarming nuclear weapons should not be a difficult process since we have the technical expertise and verification procedures in place.
War is the weaponization of discrimination, classism and misogyny. So why are so few women talking about it?
Challenging the institutional racism and violence in our law enforcement culture: A Not Guilty Verdict to celebrate
These bits of fractured history are examples to me of the fact that what we accomplish is the result of not just what one or two persons do but rather the result of community action through time.