Oxfam calculated that the world’s eight richest individuals had as much wealth as the poorest half of the world.
Here’s to the day the two Koreas see through us.
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? […]
The people behind the Nobel Peace Prize: ICAN – Abolish Nuclear Weapons
“Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” —Gandhi The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd on display at the UN Visitors’ Plaza. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on […]
GEOGRAPHY OF THE HEART By Steve Mckeown Veterans for Peace Newsletter Summer 2017 On August 5th, come join us at the St. Paul Farmers Market from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. to hand out leaflets to let people know about this street named after the only person from Minnesota to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize, […]
Celebrating July 4th in the Trump Years: Make it Inter-Dependence Day to Challenge the Ideology of Right Wing Ultra-Nationalism
The truth is, though, that much of what we love about America was created by ordinary citizens.
“The people of North and South Korea want peace and they want a peace treaty. They do not want their country to be bombed or their government to bomb others. “
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, […]
Not only is violence destructive, but when we harm others, we cause harm to ourselves.
The purpose of your visit will be educational in nature and focused on learning about Arab-Islamic culture…
Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, Bell Ringing on Armistice Day
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.
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