Tag Archives: peacemaking
From the Hope in the Time of Trump conference three excellent speakers–sponsored by Yorkshire CMD.
Oxfam calculated that the world’s eight richest individuals had as much wealth as the poorest half of the world.
Taking action is extremely important, especially in light of talk to withdrawal from the Iran deal and provocations of the U.S. toward North Korea.
The U.S. bombings in 8 countries in the past 8 years have all been illegal under the U.N. Charter.
No Peace! No Justice! Please share this post.
Campaign 2016 has offered few useful ideas about worsening global crises. On the Republican side, it’s been mostly the same-old tough talk while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have said little. Robert Parry, Consortium News August 27, 2015 August 15 | At least since the 1980s – when Ronald Reagan made war seem like […]
(Or What It Means When You Kill People On the Other Side of the Planet and No One Notices)
Kathy is a tireless peace activist, pacifist, author, founder of Voices in the Wilderness and now a co-leader and co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She spoke about the Christian Peacemakers Team and their role and incarceration in Iraq and about U.S. militarism and activism and dedication to peacemaking. Link to videos of Peacestock’s The War on […]
Baltimore’s 1968 Holy Week Uprising was quite different from the events of this week. But the response to it helped set the stage for Freddie Gray. Juan González on Walter Scott Shooting: When Will the Police Killings of Black Males Stop? Daniel Denvir, City Lab / The Marshall Project Apr 30, 2015 | Many have […]
What is happening in Iraq today?
What is ISIS? Is the Iraqi army as bad as ISIS?
What is the U.S. military doing in Iraq? Is a new major U.S. war in Iraq imminent?
What is the role of Islamophobia in the west in justifying U.S. intervention?
What is happening in Mosul?
Who is benefiting from Iraqi oil resources?
After the loss of thousands of lives in Iraq over the past 11 years, millions of refugees later, and trillions of dollars spent, the U.S. is starting a new military intervention in that country.
from Bill Sorem PRO Sami Rasouli, an Iraqi-American peace activist, is visiting from Iraq. Hear this video of his first-hand account of the dangers of US intervention in Iraq and the region. He lived in the U.S. (Minneapolis) for a number of years before returning to Iraq because of the wars. Recently he was featured on Amy Goodman’s […]
In a remarkable breach of military law, members of the Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy have joined Veterans For Peace UK, which campaigns against armed conflict. By Mark Nicol, www.dailymail.co.uk Popular Resistance.org June 1st, 2014 Above photo: Easter Sunday launch of UK Veterans For Peace, IndyMedia. Serving members of Britain’s Armed Forces have secretly joined […]
Love, tolerance, and service to our fellow man are the hallmarks of 12 Step fellowships, and these principles can and will free us from the bondage of man’s selfish, self-centered, and addictive behaviors if we want that freedom badly enough. What else do you have? Johnny F, Peace Anonymous Monday, 12 May 2014 | 12 […]
The most important impediment to understanding and resolving any problem or conflict is our fear of knowing the truth. We spend a lot of our time trying to deal with problems and conflicts by deluding ourself about the cause and/or the solution necessary. “We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than […]