Tag Archives: peace movement
Jeremy Scahill on drones, activism today, assassinations, and more.
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
Swanson: Let me give you an idea of how out of touch I am. I would have thought that every peace activist in the United States would oppose the new development of Russia bombing Syria. We’ve always said, and some of us have even believed, that war was immoral and illegal and unacceptable no matter who did it.
“While the Democratic Party was able to leverage antiwar sentiments effectively in promoting its own electoral success, the antiwar movement itself ultimately suffered organizationally from its ties to the Democratic Party.” “[T]he parties agree more on the substance of policy than their political rhetoric suggests.” Chris Hedges | The Left Has Lost It’s Nerve and […]
At Sarajevo, 100 Years Later by MAIREAD MAGUIRE Counterpunch.org JUNE 05, 2014 We are all aware that this is the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo which led to the start of the First World War in l9l4. What started here in Sarajevo was a century of two global wars, a Cold […]
Mother Agnes will be speaking via Skype at 4200 Cedar Ave. So. in Minneapolis on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm. Sponsored by the Middle East Committee of Women Against Military Madness. “Mother Agnes is bringing to America a universal message your country knows well. She presents it through the story of Syria. I […]
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 […]