Tag Archives: antiwar activists

The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East, by Kathy Kelly

When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide.

Stop Endless Wars!

No New Wars and Interventions

Polly Mann: Yes, There Is A Woman Opposed to War in Washington, D.C.

Mann: For years now, we have seen a handful of powerful women in Washington proving that they are as aggressive as any man and sometimes even more aggressive as players on the world stage pushing the U.S. to go to war. Isn’t it time to listen to a woman like Barbara Lee who advocates against going to war?

▶ DN! Exclusive: Inside the Army Spy Ring Attempted Entrapment of Peace Activists, Iraq Vets, Anarchists

Editor’s Note: Far-reaching implications included terrorist charges for Republican National Convention activists in Minnesota, including the RNC 8. More details have come to light showing how the U.S. military infiltrated and spied on a community of antiwar activists in the state of Washington. Democracy Now! first broke this story in 2009 when it was revealed […]

Former CIA director: In order to spy on domestic dissidents, just call them Terrorists

In recent years, undercover informants have infiltrated antiwar movements targeted as “domestic terrorists”. Posted by sosadmin PrivacySOS.org  Fri, 01/31/2014 Back in 2012, the ACLU of Massachusetts published a report called ‘Policing Dissent’, exposing the Boston Police Department’s ‘red squad’ surveillance operations, directed at antiwar and economic justice organizers. Among the documents we obtained through a public records lawsuit were so-called ‘intelligence […]

500 Years of History: Mass Spying Always Aimed At Crushing Dissent

It’s Never to Protect Us From Bad Guys Above: James Otis arguing in court in Boston in 1761 against the Writs of Assistance, general search warrants that allowed British authorities to search colonists at will.  Otis lost before the King’s courts but many see the seeds of the American Revolution in this case.     By Washington’s Blog   January […]

▶ “It Was Time to Do More Than Protest”: 1971 Burglars Who Exposed FBI Spying Reveal Their Names

Amy Goodman interviews the people who discovered Cointel-Pro, the FBI’s secret spying program that targeted antiwar activists and African Americans in the 1970s. Editor’s note: Two videos are included here, Parts 1 and 2 of the interview, so they are not the same information even though the top picture is the same. PART 1 PART […]

[Video] Democracy Now! Corporations Enlist Ex-U.S. Spies to Surveil Nonprofits

A new report reveals how corporations use ex-U.S. intelligence agents to spy on environmental, anti-war, consumer safety and other kinds of nonprofit groups they regard as potential threats. Democracy Now! Posted on Nov 25, 2013 by Truthdig.com According to the report by Essential Information, a project of the Center for Corporate Policy, the enterprises ordering the spying […]

Minnesota anti-war activists ask judge to unseal FBI documents that led to 2010 searches

Anti-war activists fight government secrecy in push to unseal documents on FBI raids    (See also article below from Fight Back! News) Article by: AMY FORLITI , Associated Press  Updated: November 1, 2013 – 5:40 PM   StarTribune.com ST. PAUL, Minn. — An attorney for two anti-war activists whose Minneapolis homes were raided by the FBI three years […]

More Daring Deeds! WAMM’s Sarah Martin

July 2012 As part of the celebration of Three Decades of Daring Deeds, long-time members of WAMM are being interviewed ab0ut WAMM’s beginnings. Sarah Martin joined WAMM in 1983. Her first action was a day-long session about opposing nuclear weapons and empowerment. As an action that day, balloons with messages were released into the air. […]

All My Heroes Have FBI Files

Who are the targets of the FBI and Grand Jury Witch Hunt? Here are some of the people who have been targeted with an FBI and Grand Jury investigation allegedly related to providing “material support” to a foreign terrorist organization. Nine of the activists are trade unionists – founding members, officers, staff, member activists, and leaders […]

Alice Walker> When I Join You

When I Join You January 22, 2012    AliceWalkersGarden  When I join you in the effort for peace I give myself over. There and not there. Marching with you alongside the many who have died it is as if we are marching across the Universe and just ahead of us if only in another galaxy […]

Permit for May 20 NATO protest granted by city of Chicago

Permit for May 20 NATO protest granted by city of Chicago Six weeks until war-makers arrive in Chicago. By Staff | April 7, 2012 Read more articles in NATO-G8 Summit 2012 Editor’s Note: If you are from the Twin Cities area and would like to ride the bus to Chicago, click here. Chicago, IL – Once again […]

Robert Dreyfuss> Nibbling at the Pentagon’s Fat

Nibbling at the Pentagon’s Fat Robert Dreyfuss    January 27, 2012    The Nation Like President Obama’s announcement earlier this month, which drew angry denunciations from hawks, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s more detailed budget ideas for the Pentagon going forward ought be seen as an opening bid. Anyone concerned about the bloated budget at the […]

Secret FBI documents reveal attack on democratic rights of anti-war and international solidarity activists

Committee to Stop FBI Repression Statement Secret FBI documents reveal attack on democratic rights of anti-war and international solidarity activists May 18, 2011 Note:  To see the all of the documents, go to http://www.stopfbi.net FBI agents, who raided the home of Mick Kelly and Linden Gawboy, took with them thousands of pages of documents and […]