Totalitarianism is. . . a system in which human beings, both as individuals and distinct groups, become surplus, unnecessary, and unwanted, cease to have any intrinsic value as human beings — are dehumanized.
War and the Environment | Divestment from fossil fuels and weapons with Jonathan King, Susi Snyder, Terry Crawford-Browne, Tony Jenkins (Video)
Divestment from fossil fuels and weapons with Jonathan King, Susi Snyder, Terry Crawford-Browne. Moderator: Tony Jenkins
A United Nations study found that war and climate change were the driving forces of an increase in malnutrition worldwide in 2016.
Emma’s Revolution Sings! Songs of the Resistance
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is honored for his work for integrity and ethics by previous recipients of the Sam Adams Award and others.
War and the Environment | No War 2017: David Swanson, Jill Stein, Tim DeChristopher, Conference Opening (Video)
First in a series of videos that Rise Up Times is posting from the No War 2017: War and the Environment Just following the International Day of Peace, and in the tradition of No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism, and the best speech any U.S. president ever gave, this year’s conference focused on activism, including activist […]
Here are just a few of the Trump administration issues that have come into my email box in the last few days. Click the titles to read more and/or take action. CALL YOUR SENATORS AND ASK THEM TO OPPOSE MORE SANCTIONS AGAINST NORTH KOREA AND TO NEGOTIATE PEACE. Call the Capitol Hill switchboard at 202 […]
A flotilla of Kayaktivists launch a banner protest at the Pentagon. They are drawing attention to the worlds largest institutional consumer of petroleum, the worlds largest institutional polluter, and the U.S. largest consumer of money and natural resources. They advocate for the reallocation of budget for peaceful renewable investment. Part of the WorldBeyondWar.org conference on […]
“The economic impact should be greater than any other flood event we’ve ever experienced… And it’s going to take years for these residential communities to recover.”
Why to eat organic and clean with non-toxic cleaners such as baking soda and white vinegar.
A special concern with tritiated water is that, when ingested by pregnant women, it can pass through the placenta and affect the fetus.
We citizens hold the Commons as constitutional rights; natural rights endowed to us and to future generations. This is the social contract between people and government. Without the public trust, government is useless—or worse, an enabler.
There are numerous examples across the country of the Navy contaminating water around its bases with toxic chemicals.
“Disarm and live.”
This world in arms is not spending money alone.
Naomi Klein | The worst of Donald Trump’s toxic agenda is lying in wait. A major U.S. crisis will unleash it.
So, in a very real sense, preventing war and averting climate chaos are one and the same fight.
TigerSwan, which also worked with the State Department to carry out the war in Iraq, compared the peaceful water protector movement with jihadist terrorism.
Chomsky on the GOP: Has Any Organization Ever Been So Committed to Destruction of Life on Earth? (Videos)
“We’re not part of this. In fact, we’re going to try to undermine it.” We’re going to maximize the use of fossil fuels—could carry us past the tipping point. We’re not going to provide funding for—as committed in Paris, to developing countries that are trying to do something about the climate problems.