Tag Archives: Frank Kellogg

A Dream Come True: Ed McCurdy’s 1950s Folk Song and the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact

“And the people in the streets below were dancing round and round…”

Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream | Pete Seeger (Video)

Last night on the anniversary of the signing of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27, Women Against Military Madness, and other groups with offices at 4200 Cedar in Minneapolis, dedicated a Peace Pole in the front of the building.

David Swanson | ‘War is a Lie’ (Video)

“David Swanson’s War Is A Lie should be required reading. It lays bare the hypocrisy of American ‘do-as-I-say, not-as-I-do’ foreign policy, exposing the lies and the deliberate glorification of military disasters.” – Medea Benjamin, author, peace activist

When the world outlawed war . . . the Kellogg-Briand Pact

At the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Peace Bridge with Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27   Bell Ringing Walking Across the bridge with flags unfurled Coleen at the bridge with peace signs on the anniversary of the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact    

David Swanson> A New Holiday Is Being Created for Peace

 On August 27th [there was a celebration] at the Kellogg House in St. Paul.  Meanwhile, in Illinois, an award ceremony is planned for the winners of the first annual essay contest dedicated to the question “How Can We Obey the Law Against War?”  But why shouldn’t there be celebrations everywhere? A petition that can be signed at rootsaction.org and used […]

Steve McKeown: The World Declares An End to War!

It’s hard to imagine today, but the nations of the world once agreed to ban all war. Now it’s time to uncover the buried story and revive hope for humankind. By Steve McKeown   WAMM Newsletter   August 2013 A favorite song among peace activists is one written by Ed McCurdy in 1950. It goes […]

When the World Outlawed War, by David Swanson, via Michael Moore

When the World Outlawed War    By David Swanson    MichaelMoore.com Remarks at Lynchburg College on September 26, 2011 I’d like to thank Dave Freier for inviting me, and all of you for being here.  I think I was invited to speak about my most recent book, War Is A Lie, but I asked Professor Freier if […]