Tag Archives: #endwar
How can war’s status as a crime effectively deter the world’s leading war-maker from threatening and launching more wars, large and small? How can laws against war actually be put to use?
Two songs for today by the unparalleled Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Over 40,000 people in 136 countries have signed this statement. Will you take a few seconds and join them? I understand that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than protect us, that they kill, injure and traumatize adults, children and infants, severely damage the natural environment, erode civil liberties, and drain our economies, […]
Rev. Janice Sevre-Duszynska one of those arrested explained why she was at the Pentagon seeking a meeting today “The measure of a healthy society is how we treat the marginalized. How we can care for them in a just and humane manner when 56% of the federal budget goes to the Pentagon for its 800+ military bases and the killing?
Original video of Edwin Starr singing his famous song: “War” [Original Music video from 1969] Originally written under the Motown label, and first performed by The Temptations, “War” was later re-released as a single with Edwin Starr as vocals. This version is considered a more emotional version and has become the most popular protest song […]
Nearly 60 million people are currently displaced from their homes by war and persecution — more than at any time since World War II. Half are children.
War costs us everything and resolves nothing.
Johnson: Regardless of one’s position on Syria—or whether they think the US is somehow secretly in alliance with Assad, as some advance—one thing cannot be said: that the US has “done nothing in Syria.” This is historically false.
Lisa, do you have a dream? “Yes. I want this war to end.”
▶ Honoring MLK: King on War and DN! Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation & Apartheid South Africa
King had the courage to tell the truth knowing full well that his life would likely end. The nation besmirches King’s memory by largely focusing on his early “I have a dream” period and by refusing to recognize and honor his peace activism and his work to upend the corporate war on the poor. By […]
John Lennon – Happy Xmas (War Is Over) The official video for John Lennon ‘Merry Xmas (War Is Over)’ Only about 12 million views. (Not enough.) RiseUpTimes.org is a purely volunteer effort to counter mainstream corporate media that beat the drums of war. Rise Up Times covers other justice and peace issues as well, and there are […]
Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
Mary Beaudoin, Editor Winter I 2014 One of the trains called La Bestia for the huge risks it involves on the long journey north, undertaken to escape gangs, drug cartels, and other dangers…
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