Category Peaceful protest
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 […]
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…
Chenoweth conducts a study on violent versus nonviolent tactics and why nonviolence succeeds.
Dallas Goldtooth, Arvol Looking Horse and Kandi Mosset Stand Up for the Sacred in Stunning Video by Matika Wilbur and Myron Dewey
The wounded land.
In recent weeks, the state has militarized my reservation, with road blocks and license-plate checks, low-flying aircraft and racial profiling of Indians.
…the corporate press has tried mightily to demonize them [the shooters] and tie the shooters to Black nationalist groups and Black Lives Matter but the shooters themselves have said they are lone wolves. BLM whatever folks may think of their strategies and tactics have declared themselves to be non- violent and have sought to solve the problem of police violence through organized peaceful protest.
Chris Hedges: “The permanent war economy is sustained through fearmongering—about communists during the Cold War and about Islamic jihadists today.”
How long must the world’s resources
be raped in the service of legalized murder?
When at what point will you say no to this war?
A Jesuit priest from Minnesota, Berrigan was also “a poet, pacifist, educator, social activist, playwright and lifelong resister to what he called ‘American military imperialism’ ”—just some of the roles ascribed to him in the more than hour long “Democracy Now!” special
[Hedges] argues that despite the Jesuit priest’s high-profile activism, “perhaps his most important contribution was as a writer.
While most people support initiatives to reduce nuclear and environmental threats, many also have a clear sense — call it skepticism or realism — that neither climate change nor arms proliferation can be reversed by the use of traditional political channels alone.
Chicago Veterans for Peace launches billboard campaign to end the militarization of Chicago’s schools
“No Military in Chicago Public Schools. Education Not Militarization…” The billboards will be up from March through May 2016