Category nonviolent action

War Abolition 201: New Online Course Begins February 26! (Video)

WorldBeyondWar.org  Published on Jan 9, 2018 Join World Beyond War for “War Abolition 201: Building the Alternative Global Security System.” Our new online course runs the week of February 26 – April 16, 2018. Sign-up today! sign-up here: http://www.classroom.worldbeyondwar.org/ With what do we replace the war system (aka the military-industrial-corporate-governmental complex)? What truly makes us secure? […]

Recipe Concocted for Perpetual War is a Bitter One

Perpetual war is leading to a host of societal ills, yet debates on war and peace are almost entirely absent from public discourse, Robert Wing and Coleen Rowley observe.

The Violence We Watch: The Film the NFL Doesn’t Want You to See and A Sanctuary City Story

Editor’s Picks, The Intercept,
The Violence We Watch

Recommitting Ourselves to Nonviolent Tactics in a Time of War

A variety of creative and nonviolent tactics are available to counter “hate speech” and racism.

Listening Angels + Father Time + Take Action for Peace | WAMM Newsletter

Is there a group of human beings so evil that they don’t deserve human rights? The International Red Cross [ICRC] does not think so.

Chris Hedges Q and A “Fascism in the Age of Trump” (Video)

I am obviously for nonviolence but I am for noncooperation and obstruction of those forces that are trying without exaggeration trying to kill us.

John Dear | The Year of “Nonviolence or Non-Existence”

Now, 50 years on, King’s words take on more weight with each passing hour.

Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments

Would Facebook ever dare censor American politicians or journalists who use social media to call for violence against America’s enemies? To ask the question is to answer it.

The ICC Just Announced It Will Treat War As a Crime

How can war’s status as a crime effectively deter the world’s leading war-maker from threatening and launching more wars, large and small? How can laws against war actually be put to use?

Challenges Facing the Anti-War Movement: Code Pink Conference

Ajamu Baraka of Black Alliance for Peace talks about the challenges that the anti-war movement currently faces in the US

J20 “Not Guilty” Verdict Deals Blow to Trump Admin and Shows the Power of Collective Defense

A defendant on why dissenters everywhere should feel emboldened by the outcome of the first trial.

David Swanson | What We’re Supposed to Think (What Difference Does it Make?)

We’re supposed to think that government officials mean well.
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What other countries call bribes we call campaign contributions.

Marianne Hamilton, Presente! Peace Activist and Co-founder of Women Against Military Madness

Her peace message was part of her intrinsic being, and her presence will be missed by all who knew her.

Jurors to Decide What Constitutes Journalism in Trial of J20 Inauguration Protests

“It’s truly an Orwellian moment.”

Inside The Trial That Could Determine The Future Of Free Speech In America’s Capital

She called the process “incredibly frustrating” and scary. “One person makes a decision, and it can disrupt 200 people’s lives for more than a year. It just seems nuts,” Lagesse said.

Take Action: Political Expression Is Not A Conspiracy

Tell The DOJ To Drop The Charges Now!  

Why Lawsuits Are Not Enough to Stop the Far Right

What this shows is not that legal solutions aren’t valuable…but that they provide ample additional organizing opportunities.

Play the Peace Doves Game

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ACTION: Ban Nuclear Weapons!

Taking action is extremely important, especially in light of talk to withdrawal from the Iran deal and provocations of the U.S. toward North Korea.

As Trial Begins, Trump Protest Attendees Face 60 Years in Prison by Chris Steele

Guilty by Association in the Age of Trump. Comparing Charlottesville to J20: A Case Study in Hypocrisy.
Repression, Harsh Sentencing and Sexual Assault.