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You Tube Censorship: Pieta Mothers of Sorrow

Not up to Youtube’s community guidelines!

Nuclear Weapons Ruined My Life, by Frida Berrigan

My mother feels very useful in jail — generous, empathetic and calm in a place that encourages none of those qualities.

Confronting the Culture of Death, by Chris Hedges

When we pit ourselves against the culture of death—and this means performing acts of civil disobedience and noncompliance, it means becoming an outlaw in the eyes of the corporate state—then suffering, and even death, does not have the last word.

The Cult of Violence Always Kills the Left by Chris Hedges

“Activism is about self-expression. It often is a substitute for strategy. Strategic organizing is about results.”

May 1968: Fifty Years Since the Catonsville Nine Action

Readers may ponder the sanity of a society that imprisoned those who substantively opposed a war of aggression by a superpower against a relatively small agrarian nation.

Recommitting Ourselves to Nonviolent Tactics in a Time of War

A variety of creative and nonviolent tactics are available to counter “hate speech” and racism.

Daniel Berrigan: Parable of the Hole, read by Coleen Rowley and Bill Habedank, Peacestock (Video)

The Hole in the Ground: A Parable for Peacemakers is a compelling account of the drain of the arms race on human and material resources and the complicity of corporations and the American community in supporting the death trade. In the face of despair, Daniel Berrigan asks us to choose life, to choose for our […]

Chris Hedges | In the Time of Trump, All We Have Is Each Other

“The tragedy across the globe is that we are pulling down so many others,” [Berrigan] said. “We are not falling gracefully. Many, many people are paying with their lives for this.”

Daniel Berrigan: The Hole in the Ground, A Parable for Peacemakers

Author of The Hole in the Ground, A Parable for Peacemakers Found at TheHoleintheGround.org

David Bryne | The activist who saved my life, and other contrarians

As individuals, how much and for how long should we adhere to our beliefs if they run counter to those of the community? To our neighbors (which would make us outcasts)? To the state (which would make us outlaws)?

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

Video | Chris Hedges on Why Daniel Berrigan’s Most Important Contribution Wasn’t Activism

[Hedges] argues that despite the Jesuit priest’s high-profile activism, “perhaps his most important contribution was as a writer.

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.”

Wm. J. Astore: “Members of the jury, you have just found Jesus Christ guilty”: Remembering the Catonsville Nine

Daniel Berrigan: The times are inexpressibly evil
Christians pay conscious … indeed religious tribute
to Caesar and Mars
by the approval of overkill tactics … by brinksmanship
by nuclear liturgies … by racism … by support of genocide

(Video) Chris Hedges> We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance

 TheRealNews Published on Jul 18, 2013 In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us – Pt 3 of 7 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS […]

Steve Clemens> Choosing Jail: Experimenting With Redemptive Suffering

Choosing Jail: Experimenting With Redemptive Suffering by Steve Clemens. June 11, 2012   Mennonista It was in reading Mohandas Gandhi that I first learned about his “experiments with truth” – a term he used in perfecting the tactics of nonviolent resistance to the apartheid regime in South Africa and the British colonial occupation of his […]