Tag Archives: #endwar
Count on this: the end of the American military mission in Afghanistan will be unfulfilling and likely tragic.
Chris Hedges illustrates the horrors of war through the eyes of his ancestors who fought at Gettysburg. Lest we forget what war is really like for the soldiers and civilians, it once ravaged our country and took our young men in a senseless war that should never have been fought, not because the cause was […]
“A true revolution of values will lay hands on the world order and say of war: ‘This way of settling differences is not just.’”
On March 30, 2019 protesters gathered in DC to rally and march in a No to NATO, Hands Off Venezuela protest at the White House at the beginning of a week of activities around NATO’s 70th anniversary being celebrated in Washington this year. April 4th is also the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence speech and of his assassination one years later.
By Sue Ann Martinson Rise Up Times January 3, 2019 Part II: Unity in Diversity, Community, Language, and a Sea Change Further thoughts on Unity and Diversity John Dear’s essay on “Unity and Diversity in the Land of Nonviolence” referenced in Part I was published in the journal Oneing in an issue with the theme of “Unity […]
Where is the call for the New Peace Deal that would free up hundreds of billions from the overblown military budget to invest in green infrastructure? Environmentalists need to contest the Pentagon’s staggering global footprint. The US military is the world’s largest institutional consumer of fossil fuels and the largest source of greenhouse gasses, contributing about 5 percent of global warming emissions.
Created by CircleVision, a video from 2010 that is also true today.
Actions are being planned in Washington, D.C., around the 70th anniversary of NATO on April 4th. with supporting events encouraged locally and regionally throughout the US and worldwide.
“There are still about 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan.” That says it all, in shorthand.
On May 13, a single-file procession of Pashto men started off on a 400-mile trek along dusty roads from Helmand to Kabul, to call for the Afghan government and the warring parties to end the war.
Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it?
Spookingly timely the day after the illegal bombing of Syria.
The compartmentalized mind is a colonized mind.
“Heaps of bodies are being uncovered amongst the rubble of Mosul and in its river, threatening contamination and a public health emergency.
A discussion of the human and political costs of war as well as trillions of dollars spent.
The anti-war movement, which atrophied under President Obama, is coming back to life.
This new strategy opens the door to first-use of nuclear weapons, which is prohibited under international law.