Tag Archives: Peace

International Day of Non-Violence 2 October 

“Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” —Gandhi The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd on display at the UN Visitors’ Plaza. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on […]

DN! Noam Chomsky on the first 75 days of the Trump Presidency (Videos and Transcript)

Three video segments cover  peace and Iran, health care, and the rights of working people. A link to the full 70-minute interview and transcript is included. Over the first 75 days of the Trump administration, the White House has taken multiple steps to escalate the possibility of a U.S. war with Iran. Trump included Iran on both […]

Flowers and Zeese | The Propaganda Of War

 There are multiple efforts at present to strengthen and revive the peace movement in the United States, and this is a critical necessity. As we wrote several weeks ago, a crisis either manufactured or not can be used to impose greater restrictions on our civil liberties and push through unpopular policies. It is up to […]

Evergreene Digest | The Great Leap Backward: America’s Illegal Wars on the World

Neither military nor economic war on the sovereignty of nations has yielded anything close to a stable, prosperous, and peaceful world. It had delivered death, destruction, debt, market crises, tidal waves of refugees and displaced persons, and concentrated masses of wealth in a few but powerful hands. Related: You Must Be Kidding! Luciana Bohne, CounterPunch […]

Evergreene Digest | Clinton And Trump, Call Your Office: America’s Bipartisan Policy Of Perpetual War Has Failed To Deliver Peace

This approach (Perpetual War) is based on the belief that Washington is capable of solving every international problem. If only unnamed bright people implemented theoretically brilliant strategies backed by unidentified resolute citizens, terrorism would be suppressed, ISIS would be defeated, Russia would be compliant, Iraq would be successful, Syria would be peaceful, Libya would be […]

Desmond Tutu on World Beyond War Plans for September 2016 (Video)

Desmond Tutu discusses the importance of the upcoming NO WAR conference this September.

Chris Hedges: Bearing the Cross (Dan Berrigan)

How long must the world’s resources
be raped in the service of legalized murder?
When at what point will you say no to this war?

VIDEO: War/No More Trouble – Playing for Change | Legendado em Português

We don’t need, no more trouble. In English with Portuguese subtitles. Features Bono. LucKasRamone # Posted May 12, 2011 Media for the people!  Click here to help Rise Up Times continue to bring you vital analysis of and commentary about current issues you won’t find in the mainstream corporate media.  

Evergreene Digest: Why doesn’t the US observe Armistice Day? We’re more comfortable with war than peace.

The United States should be celebrating its 95th Armistice Day [2014], pausing as a nation to think about the terrible costs of war – including the loss of so many lives. Unfortunately, we replaced it with a very different holiday.

#ENOUGH: Thunderclap for Peace | The People’s Agreement to Abolish War

War costs us everything and resolves nothing.

▶ Democracy Now! Former Congressman Ron Dellums: Organizing for Peace Forces Us to Challenge All Forms of Injustice

Dellums: “Peace is the superior idea, that the umbrella movement for—of all movements, the peace movement, because to come together under the banner of peace forces us to challenge all forms of injustice,” Dellums said at the recent conference, “Vietnam: The Power of Protest.”

If only… Memorial Day

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Evergreene Digest: The Globalization of War: America’s “Long War” against Humanity ~ Michel Chossudovsky

30″In his latest masterpiece, Professor Michel Chossudovsky shows how the various conflicts we are witnessing today in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Palestine are in fact inter-linked and inter-locked through a single-minded agenda in pursuit of global hegemony helmed by the United States and buttressed by its allies in the West and in other regions of […]

Jeff Nygaard: Twelve Memes of 2014 to Say Goodbye to in 2015

 #12 The Private Sector Can Do Anything Cheaper and Better than Government. Read the rest. By Jeff Nygaard  Women Against Military Madness Newsletter  Winter II 2014 1. The U.S. is the World’s Only Superpower While the U.S. is still powerful, signs of its decline are everywhere. The heads of state of both Russia and China have […]

▶ Christmas Truce 1914

The extraordinary events of Christmas Day, 1914, when the guns fell silent and two armies met in no-man’s land, sharing gifts – and even playing football together. From Sainsbury’s – Christmas is for sharing. Made in partnership with The Royal British Legion, it commemorates the extraordinary events of Christmas Day, 1914, when the guns fell […]

Grace for Thanksgiving

                        Grace  by Rafael Jesús González Thanks & blessing be to the Sun & the Earth for this bread & this wine, this fruit, this meat, this salt, this food; thanks be & blessing to them who prepare it, who serve it; thanks & blessing to them who share it (& also the absent & […]

Karma Of Dissent: An Interview With Ann Wright

“Here’s somebody that’s spent a lot of years of her life in the military and the diplomatic corps and is now willing to speak about peace and challenge the rationale that America needs to have war in order to be the dominant power in the world.” By Ann Wright (about the author)  opednews.com  June 5, 2014 In late […]

[Video] Gil Scott-Heron – Work For Peace

Work for Peace  ribeye Uploaded on Apr 19, 2009 Gil Scott-Heron My music video of a timeless song with picture’s i lifted off flickr Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to […]

Pocket of Resistance – Music

Pocket of Resistance set at The Golden Mic, 10 April 2013  Nigel Parry·83 videos Published on Apr 11, 2013 Nigel Parry (guitar, vocals, songs); Peter Thomas (tabla) SETLIST 1. All Of This http://nigelparry.com/news/all-of-thi… 2. This Side Of Paradise (from “This Side Of Paradise”, 2001) http://nigelparry.com/news/this-side-… 3. Black & Blue (from “This Side Of Paradise”, 2001) http://nigelparry.com/news/black-and-… […]

Zahra Abdalla> We long for peace in Somalia

We long for peace in Somalia BY ZAHRA ABDALLA  March 14, 2013 MINNESOTA WOMEN’S PRESS via TCDailyPlanet.net Lack of peace has affected the lives of my family and friends. My friend and colleague Adar Kahin had tears in her eyes when I asked about the civil war in Somalia. She described a time before the war […]