Tag Archives: Martin Luther King

Campaign Nonviolence: Working for a new culture of nonviolence free from war, racism, poverty and environmental destruction, by John Dear

We can change the world if we organize in grassroots movements of resistance and social transformation.

NATO: Expiration Date 1991, by Todd Pierce

“A true revolution of values will lay hands on the world order and say of war: ‘This way of settling differences is not just.’”

MLK: Beyond Vietnam, A Time to Break Silence

“Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence”
To King, the Vietnam War was only the most pressing symptom of American colonialism worldwide.

No to NATO, Yes to Peace Gathering Washington DC (Video)

It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO! “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War” (Black Alliance of Peace)

5 Ways New Movement Leaders Are Effecting Change, by Michael Silberman

The Parkland students and others are reinventing models for people-powered activism that adapts to today’s rapid pace of change.

David Swanson Discusses “Curing American Exceptionalism”

Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it? 

Bye, Bye, Miss American Pie

Spookingly timely the day after the illegal bombing of Syria.

War Deaths and Taxes by John LaForge

This year at least 47% of federal income taxes goes to the military!

A Country Without a Heart: thoughts on MLK, Dodge Rams, and the state of the country

No anti-war, no justice. Anything less than fighting to reel in the U.S. war machine is political theater.

Greg Palast | How JFK Saved MLK’s Life and So Won the Presidency

“No Comment” Nixon
versus A Candidate with a Heart, Senator Kennedy

John Dear | The Year of “Nonviolence or Non-Existence”

Now, 50 years on, King’s words take on more weight with each passing hour.

Chris Hedges | Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Destroy Corporate State

“We’re at that point where Mother Earth is crying out for a revolution. Mother Earth is crying out for a new direction.”

Guns Before Country | Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill

Lobbyists, politicians and weapons manufacturers are the only beneficiaries of the massacre in Las Vegas.

The Cost of War: Jack Nelson Pallmeyer at Peacestock (Video)

Militarism as religion in America, permanent war state, and non-military solutions.

The Great Correction – Eliza Gilkyson (Music Video)

Thanks, once again, for your musical commentary about our bewildering world; your heartfelt lyrics, simple strong guitar work–support for us resisters. (A viewer comment on the video page)

David Swanson | Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach

Power concedes nothing without a demand, said Frederick Douglass.

Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back.

Kazu Haga | Why the moral argument for nonviolence matters

Violence is also limited in one very important way, and that is that violence can never create relationships.

Jon Else | Not Your Grandma’s Civil Rights Strategy: Whose Streets? (Then and Now)

What mechanisms will remain for the activists to activate?

Juan Cole | In the Age of Trumpian Reaction, is MLK’s Legacy to the 99% being Reversed?

A reactionary is worse than a conservative.