Tag Archives: peacemaking

Hope in the Time of Trump, Yorkshire CND

From the Hope in the Time of Trump conference three excellent speakers–sponsored by Yorkshire CMD.

Where on earth is the just economy that works for all, including Afghan children?

Oxfam calculated that the world’s eight richest individuals had as much wealth as the poorest half of the world.

ACTION: Ban Nuclear Weapons!

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.

Peace and Democracy Conference | Medea Benjamin, David Swanson, Leah Bolger, Norman Solomon

The U.S. bombings in 8 countries in the past 8 years have all been illegal under the U.N. Charter.

Sarah van Gelder | The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America

Discover the Real Revolution Unfolding across America

Three Upcoming National/International Actions/Conferences that Promote Peace

No Peace! No Justice! Please share this post.

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.

Democracy Now! Remembering Daniel Berrigan — Presente! (Videos)

Georgetown University theology professor Chester Gillis once said of Father Berrigan: “If you were to identify Catholic prophets in the 20th century, he’d be right there with Dorothy Day or Thomas Merton.”

Ending Human Violence is a Task for Each of Us

War- The great unmentionable in the 2016 US elections

VIDEO: What’s Going On | Playing For Change | Song Around The World

Another great song from Playing for Change. Dedicated to #Justice for Jamar and the 4th precinct encampment in Minneapolis. Playing For Change is a movement created to inspire and connect the world through music. We started this performance with PFC Band members Titi Tsira and Clarence Bekker while on a trip together in Rio de […]

Evergreene Digest | Robert Parry: Will Peace Find a 2016 Advocate?

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 […]

Evergreene Digest | Tom Engelhardt: Where Did the Antiwar Movement Go?

(Or What It Means When You Kill People On the Other Side of the Planet and No One Notices)

▶ Kathy Kelly: “When You Are Free, I Will Be Free”

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 […]

Evergreene Digest: 1968 and the Invention of the American Police State

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 […]

▶ Sami Rasouli | Iraq: Back in the Eye of the Storm

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.

▶ Sami Rasouli: First-hand Account, Update From Iraq

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 […]

VFP UK: In Breach Of Military Law, Soldiers Secretly Become Pacifists

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 […]

Evergreene Digest: Addicted To War – The 12 Step Solution

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 […]

Evergreene Digest: Why Do We Fear the Truth?

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 […]

▶ War/No More Trouble — Song Around The World

from Playing For Change PLUS playingforchange.com – As we made our way around the world we encountered love, hate, rich and poor, black and white, and many different religious groups and ideologies. It became very clear that as a human race we need to transcend from the darkness to the light and music is our weapon of the […]