Category nonviolent action
We who believe in freedom still cannot rest. “Ella’s Song” is still our song. We who believe in freedom still cannot rest. But we who are disgusted, enraged, exhausted might need a moment of comfort today. We might need a mantra for our march, a credo for our confrontations, a song for our solace. And because others […]
Waging Peace Counters the Indoctrination of Youth: Vigil Outside the Gates of Camp Ripley, by Doug Olson
Camp Ripley: Home to a $4 million drone-training facility
Democracy Now! News about the Mexico/US Border: Activist Scott Warren, Water Volunteers, Honoring Remains
Eight of the 12 jurors found Scott Warren not guilty. The government will now retry Warren in November on new charges.
World BEYOND War’s fourth annual global conference on the abolition of war will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th and 6th, in Limerick, Ireland, and include a rally on the 6th at Shannon Airport, where U.S. military forces routinely pass through in violation of Irish neutrality and of laws against war.
Like many of you, I suspect, I live a divided life—as described by the Italian communist Antonio Gramsci—with the pessimism of the intellect and the optimism of the will. —Polly Mann The VIetnam War Era Oral History Project is a project of the Minnesota Historical Society that has documented the experiences of Minnesotans during the […]
Violence is a hatchet when a surgeon’s knife is needed.
“A true revolution of values will lay hands on the world order and say of war: ‘This way of settling differences is not just.’”
Protesting the NATO’s 70th anniversary: The peace movement’s counter-actions in Washington & NATO’s Ministerial Summit
The core statements of the action appealed to the many tourists that strolled around DC: disarming for social affairs, protecting the environment and stopping climate change and, naturally, no wars or interventions – “hands-off Venezuela!” and “No to NATO!”
Troops Home Now – Out of Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, and Off the Borders!
The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press in the 21st Century. WikiLeaks is democratizing journalism, redistributing power and increasing transparency. Publishing the truth is not a crime.
Winona LaDuke talks about current projects around Enbridge and Line 3, creating a hemp factory and a sustainable economy, land and saving our water.
It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO! “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War” (Black Alliance of Peace)
“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.