“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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If the U.S. might diminish offensive war preparations against Russia, when would DOD budget proposals begin to reflect this?
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This year seems to underline a difficult truth: in the run-up to the US presidential election, it always seems axiomatic that this will be the opportune time to make headway on the antiwar agenda; but in the craziness of election season itself it becomes obvious just how far out of the action we antiwar people are.
Desmond Tutu discusses the importance of the upcoming NO WAR conference this September.
We are a group of concerned U.S. citizens currently visiting Russia with the goal of increasing understanding and reducing international tension and conflict. We are appalled by this call for direct U.S. aggression against Syria, and believe it points to the urgent need for open public debate on U.S. foreign policy.