Tag Archives: anti-war

A Country Without a Heart: thoughts on MLK, Dodge Rams, and the state of the country

No anti-war, no justice. Anything less than fighting to reel in the U.S. war machine is political theater.

Truthdigger of the Week: The Late Daniel Berrigan, Lifelong Activist for Peace

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

Democracy Now! Remembering Daniel Berrigan — Presente! (Videos)

Georgetown University theology professor Chester Gillis once said of Father Berrigan: “If you were to identify Catholic prophets in the 20th century, he’d be right there with Dorothy Day or Thomas Merton.”

Gary Leupp> The Irrationality of the Case against Iran’s Nuclear Program

The Irrationality of the Case against Iran’s Nuclear Program “The Stupidest Idea I Ever Heard” by Gary Leupp / April 12th, 2012   Dissident Voice President Obama has informed the Iranians they have one “last chance” to avoid attack. They must suspend higher uranium enrichment, close down the Fordow enrichment facility, and “surrender” their stockpile […]

How the Road from 9/11 Led to My Door, by Jess Sundin

How the Road from 9/11 Led to My Door By Jess Sundin (about the author)     September 10, 2011  OpEdNews    Protesters in Minneapolis demand an end to war and the attacks on civil liberties photo by Fight Back! News/Kim DeFranco One Year Anniversary of the FBI Raids on Local Peace Activists September 24, 2011 marks a […]

How the Road from 9/11 Led to My Door, by Jess Sundin

How the Road from 9/11 Led to My Door By Jess Sundin (about the author)     September 10, 2011  OpEdNews    OpEdNew Protesters in Minneapolis demand an end to war and the attacks on civil liberties photo by Fight Back! News/Kim DeFranco For ten years, the tragic events of September 11, 2001, have been used as a […]

Minneapolis Message to Obama Was Clear: Bring the War $$ Home, by Coleen Rowley

Minneapolis Message to Obama Was Clear: Bring the War $$ Home Posted: 9/1/11 01:02 PM ET by WAMM Board Member Coleen Rowley         HuffingtonPost As usual, most of the mainstream media did not do a very good job reporting on Obama’s August 30speech in Minneapolis nor on the protest outside the National Convention […]

Carlos Montes and the Security State: A Cautionary Tale by Chris Hedges

Carlos Montes and the Security State: A Cautionary Tale Carlos Montes addresses supporters at a rally outside the Alhambra branch of Los Angeles County Superior Court on June 6. By Chris Hedges   Posted on Jul 10, 2011 Truthdig On May 17 at 5 inthe morning the Chicano activist Carlos Montes got a wake-up call at his home in […]