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…a peace economy – what might it look like?
URGENT – JOIN THE SHUT DOWN CREECH SPRING ACTION – MARCH 30 TO APRIL 5, 2019 Recorded in 2016 during anti military drone protests at Creech Air Force base in Nevada, with Mike Rufo performing and members of Code Pink, Nevada Desert Experience and Veterans for Peace protesting. Nico Colombant Published on Dec 1, 2016 […]
Questions to ask your candidates. Where do they stand on issues of policy about militarism and war?
Kathy: I hope that someday Senator McCain will gain the insight to repent of insulting them, just as one of the witnesses that day, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, may now regret having exalted the “indispensable” U.S. nation’s right to lead in using force, having since admitted, “We have been talking about our exceptionalism during the recent eight years. Now, an average American wants to stay at home – they do not need any overseas adventures. We do not need new enemies.”
CODEPINK activists and allies set up a camp known as the ‘Peace Insurrection’ outside of Congress…See more TCHallMedia September 13, 2013 on Flickr CODEPINK activists and allies set up a camp known as the ‘Peace Insurrection’ outside of Congress at the corners of Independence and New Jersey avenues, calling for no military intervention in Syria. […]
“We are not here to proffer an analysis. We aren’t academics. We are here as a Pakistani and a Yemeni, as activists, as citizens of this country and as citizens of our homelands. We are dismayed. We are confused. But we are not hopeless.” By Noor Mir and Rooj Alwazir Posted by Alli – Wed, Apr 24, 2013 […]
Anti-Drone Protesters Set off on Historical March in Pakistan, Despite Threats – Common Dreams staff Published on Saturday, October 6, 2012 by Common Dreams Pakistanis and American citizens hold banners and chant slogans against drone attacks in Pakistani tribal belt, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen) Anti-drone peace protesters from the United […]
Robert Naiman> Americans Press U.S. Ambassador for End to Drone Strikes in Pakistan, and the Ambassador Responds
Americans Press U.S. Ambassador for End to Drone Strikes in Pakistan, and the Ambassador Responds Islamabad, Pakistan — Sometimes, when some people insist that it’s impossible to put some urgent problem on the table for discussion and redress, you have no choice but to undertake flamboyant action. Call it “propaganda by nonviolent deed.” Robert Naiman Posted: […]
Medea Benjamin of Code Pink protests in August outside a building in Florida where drones are built. (photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Code Pink Activists Stage Hunger Strike in Pakistan in Anti-Drones Protest By Jon Boone, Guardian UK via Reader Supported News October12 ot content with a planned march into one of Pakistan‘s most dangerous regions, a […]
Silence of the Drones The [Stanford/NYU] study cites statistics complied by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the non-profit organization based at City University in London, indicating 474 to 884 civilian deaths since 2004, including 176 children. The Bureau, a non-profit organization based at City University in London, has eyewitness sources on the ground in Pakistan. […]
American Activists to Attempt Anti-Drone March Across Pakistan The trek, if permitted by the US, will bring new attention to – and some say, blow the cover off – the secrets concerning casualties from the drone war. Tom Hayden August 22, 2012 The Peace and Justice Resource Center A sixty-kilometer, Pakistani-led march against US drone […]
Protester disrupts drone press conference As US counterterrorism chiefs insist that drone strikes are legal under international law, one protester decides to object during a press conference. By Alastair Good, Journalist 01 May 2012 Telegraph Speaking on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the US killing of Osama bin Laden in a […]
Occupying the Occupy Movement Robin Morgan January 3, 2012 Women’s Media Center An Occupy movement for 2012 could gain strength and staying-power with strategies suggested by an emerging feminist critique. Mexico city collective, from Occuprint.org As women of the Arab Spring are rediscovering, being participants, even leaders, of the uprisings hasn’t led to women’s […]
The comment about academic freedom is interesting in that it is used not only here at Stanford to justify Condie speaking. I have also seen it used in other settings to condone talks by people like Condie who are not speaking about the topic they need to be held accountable for, but somehow it is […]