Category Peace

Ajamu Baraka A Renewed Peace Movement Is the Antidote to Misguided Black Politicians

The corporate media perceive no Black peace opinion worth measuring.

Small Acts Transform the World

To transform: to change in nature, disposition, heart, character… change greatly the appearance or form of

Join us at Sen. Klobuchar’s Mpls office to Say NO to Escalation of U.S. Endless Wars

Minnesota: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 4:30 to 5:30   Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/199910597177653/ To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for the People! with a donation click here. No Peace! No Justice!  Please share this post.

Steve Clemens | John Heid in the Courtroom

“White Silence Equals Violence”

RiseUpTimes Portfolios: Resist!, Environment/Climate Change, International, Trump Presidency, Media, Middle East, Nonviolent Organizing, Military Mania, Ukraine

Recommended: more articles are posted under the links listed below that appear at the top of the RiseUpTimes.org website. These topics are updated regularly and allow Rise Up Times to post links to timely articles about justice, peace, the media, militarism, and related topics than possible on the main page on the RiseUpTimes.org website.   Resist! Actions, […]

Popular Resistance | Protest Is Working and Growing

On appeal, not only did the Ninth Circuit rule 3-0 against Trump, but they also chided him on his lack of understanding of the checks and balances of the Constitution.

Joe Scarry | A Globally-Connected Peace Movement: What’s Stopping Us?

The biggest obstacle to a truly global peace movement may actually be the structures upon which we’ve leaned for so long . . . . By Joe Scarry  Joe Scarry’s Blog  December 28, 2016 A globally connected peace movement? To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for the People! with a donation click […]

The Return of Civil Disobedience | “Democracy is in the Streets”

The sixties produced a conviction that “democracy is in the streets.” The Trump era may echo that. Protest against Donald Trump. (photo: Jim Vondruska/NurPhoto/Getty Images) By Jelani Cobb  The New Yorker  RSN  January 1, 2017 n December 6th, less than a month after the election, Vice-President Joe Biden, who was in New York to receive […]

Bill Moyers | A Poignant Poem That Encapsulates 2016

Bill Moyers shares “Starting with Black,” which addresses the “urgent political and moral crisis” that we currently face. Bill Moyers. (photo: PBS) By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Company  RSN  December 31, 2016 y friend Jim Haba, a fine poet in his own right, has done more than anyone I know to democratize the popularity […]

40,000 people in 136 countries resolve to work to end all wars

Over 40,000 people in 136 countries have signed this statement. Will you take a few seconds and join them? I understand that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than protect us, that they kill, injure and traumatize adults, children and infants, severely damage the natural environment, erode civil liberties, and drain our economies, […]

Flowers and Zeese | Militarism and Violence are So Yesterday: It’s Time to Make Peace the Reality

Not only is violence destructive, but when we harm others, we cause harm to ourselves.

Sami Rasouli | A Holiday Invitation from Iraq to Donald Trump

The purpose of your visit will be educational in nature and focused on learning about Arab-Islamic culture…

Armistice Day Bell Ringing, VFP Chapter 27

Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, Bell Ringing on Armistice Day

Michael Nagler | The Kapp Putsch and Modern Memory

There are two lessons from these chaotic events that we, too, can learn; in fact, we ignore them at our peril.

Ken Butigan, a new book | Nonviolent Lives! People and Movements Changing the World

People and Movements Changing the World Through the Power of Active Nonviolence

Make Nuclear Weapons Illegal. UN Resolution for a “Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons”

This week, delegations to the UN General Assembly could help shift the course of history.

David Swanson | Of All the Opinions I’ve Heard on Syria

if you want actual aid delivered on a massive scale, if you want withdrawal of foreign forces and the opening of serious negotiations for disarmament and peace…

Erica Chenoweth | Why Civil Resistance Works: Nonviolence in the Past and Future (Video)

Chenoweth conducts a study on violent versus nonviolent tactics and why nonviolence succeeds.

Daniel Berrigan: The Hole in the Ground, A Parable for Peacemakers

Author of The Hole in the Ground, A Parable for Peacemakers Found at TheHoleintheGround.org

Bruce Gagnon | U.S./NATO: Surrounding Russia and China with First Strike Missiles. Could This Provoke a Global War?

Nuclear disarmament negotiations have ground to a halt due to these U.S. missile defense deployments.