Category Building Justice/Peace
“The underlying message of CRT is to dismantle forms of structural racism in order to create a more fair and just society.”
“Banning instruction on ‘critical race theory’ has become the new McCarthyism.”
People power, education, persuasion, organization, persistent, action, leads to change.
“Still, there stands Daniel Ellsberg – and others like him; living and breathing correctives to any temptation towards apathy.”
Advice to parents, teachers, priests, ministers, et al: The young people will be different if you are different. They are moved by example, as I have been.
Join Us in putting “THE COLD WAR ON TRIAL”
Giving people more information and self-determining power where the police are concerned.
How the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Impacts the United States, and Why the United States Must Embrace its Entry into Force
“President-elect Biden faces many nuclear weapons policy challenges as he takes office. Under the Trump administration, the United States withdrew from [several key treaties around nuclear weapons issues] and did not extend New START, all while urging other countries to not join, or even to withdraw their ratifications to, the TPNW. The United States has a chance to return to the table on multilateral nuclear negotiations and build back better.”
If changes are to come there are things that must be done…
“Finally, we must recognize that our struggle is global. What the United States government has done to its people by denying them what they need to live a life of dignity is what the United States has imposed upon people around the world…”
With the new president and a new year, join us to organize and discuss strategies about “Where Do We Go From Here?”
Rise Up Times is admittedly and consciously eclectic with a focus on media analysis and antiwar, propeace activities but inclusive of many movements that coalesce and weave in and out of each other.
“On July 3, Philippine President Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act—a law that Amnesty International has called “yet another setback for human rights.” The law appears to be a pretext to target perceived political opponents.”
[Trump] is pushing the country toward genuine fascism: wholesale disregard of the law, the rule of big military, the rule of big money, Wall Street, and Silicon Valley. He is crushing workers, marginalizing women, scapegoating Mexicans, and Muslims, and Jews, and Black, brown, and indigenous people.”
By Steve McKeown Original to Rise Up Times Nukewatch Summer 2020 This coming August the National Veterans for Peace (VFP) Convention was to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the Trinity bomb test in New Mexico. The theme of […]
Conversion for a peaceful, green, & just future
Speakers: Leonardo Flores, Latin America Campaign Coordinator CODEPINK; Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence; Andy Shallal, Busboys and Poets; Rich Whitney, Green Party Peace Action Committee; Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK.