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Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald and Editor-in-Chief Betsy Reed join Jeremy Scahill for a discussion on the crazy apocalyptic present in which we find ourselves.
How did Emily Dickinson celebrate Flag Day? She didn’t, because it wasn’t observed until 1893, but in 1877, on the centennial of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes, the flag flew over every government building. Emily also mentions flags in several poems, including this very unusual one: WAMMToday note: The poem seems fairly standard […]
It’s time: A reflection on war, family and action The story of Lisa Gray and Corporal Andrew Wilfahrt BY LISA GRAY April 04, 2011 Twin City Daily Planet tcdailyplanet.net Reposted with permission from the author. The headline in The Washington Post from March 2nd, 2011 read,“Lt. Gen. John Kelly, who lost his […]
From: ACLU Communications Sent: Monday, March 21, 2011 12:46 PM To: ACLU National Staff Subject: VICTORY! ACLU Challenge to Bush Wiretapping Law Reinstated VICTORY! Court Says Plaintiffs Can Challenge Bush Wiretapping Law In a huge victory for privacy and the rule of law, a federal appeals court today reinstated our landmark lawsuit challenging the FISA […]
Irate peace activists rallied at the US Courthouse in downtown Minneapolis Monday afternoon to protest bombing attack on Libya. The was 25 years after Ronald Reagan had ordered bombs to fall on Libya. WAMM members were joined by many other groups to express outrage and condemnation of the US action. Stay tuned for more actions,
Day Two in the War Zone: Planting Trees, Burning Candles by Steve Clemens. March 19, 2011 In the morning we walked in groups of five for about 30-45 minutes through our area of Kabul en route to our morning activity. I awoke at 4 AM to use the bathroom and when the call to prayer […]
Hakim and the AYPV and Open Society’s Peace March in Kabul this week mentioned in Steve Clemen’s report. The people speak. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uedQzWck7xc
Twin City activist Steve Clemens is in Afghanistan with Kathy Kelly and others from around the world. He is sending daily posts about his experiences. Day 1: Three Powerful Perspectives on Afghanistan by Steve Clemens. March 18, 2011 I couldn’t afford to give in to jet lag after my arrival in Afghanistan this morning after […]
I went to Madison on Saturday. What you didn’t see in the news It was very incredible. I felt like I was with other people who were in reality. Sort of like the Matrix. I was with people who took Red pill of reality, and coming back to work would be with Blue pill takers. Photo: […]
TRACES: a woman and children caught in the web of war, told through art installation, images, and narrative poetry.
Week One TRACES Harriet Bart (installation), Laura Crosby (photography), and Nor Hall (written/spoken word) trace the unexpected journey of a woman and children caught in the web of war, told through art installation, images, and narrative poetry. “Women and children have replaced men as the greatest casualties of war.” Carol Nader Click for tickets, schedule […]
Friday, April 1, 7:00 p.m. St. Joan of Arc Church, 4537 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis. Malalai Joya has been called “the bravest woman in Afghanistan.” At a constitutional assembly in Kabul in 2003, she stood up and denounced her country’s powerful U.S./ NATO-backed warlords. She was only twenty-five years old. Two years later, she became the youngest person elected to Afghanistan’s new Parliament. In 2007, she […]
Sara Thomsen sings Protest in Wisconsin: An Attack on Civil and Worker Rights A slideshow of pictures taken by m.t. sullivan at the protests in Madison, Wisconsin against Gov. Scot Walker’s attack on civil and worker rights. The song, “The Ballad of Molly Ivins” is by sara… Click the following link to view the full […]
help center | e-mail options | report spam wammmedia has shared a video with you on YouTube: “A Woman’s Place” by singer-songwriter Sara Thomsen http://www.sarathomsen.com Lyrics: I am a woman, and my place is in the home And my home is the whole wide world We are world shapers, we are change makers We are […]
Talk for WAMM’s Yearly Meeting, March 5, 2011 Margaret Randall Thank you, Women Against Military Madness, for inviting me to say a few words at your annual meeting. I remember when I lived here in the Twin Cities toward the end of the 1980s. When I asked what was going on in the area, people […]
Polly Mann, Founder Women Against Military Madness (WAMM), visits Minnesota State Capitol on Disability Day to explore citizen’s attitudes about what the wars are costing us (Minnesota $32 billion last 10 years) vs human service needs of the populace.
Margaret Randal, world renowned poet, essayist, historian and activist and words of advice and encouragement for the people raided by the FBI last September and subsequently targeted for the Chicago Grand Jury. ; Ms Randall spoke at the WAMM annual meeting on March 5, 2011.
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EGYPT: The Moral Force of Nonviolence Phil Stoltzfus Resources – Various Articles Feb 11, 2011 In a brief speech today, Barak Obama attributed the success of the revolution in Egypt to "the moral force of nonviolence." But the story of how nonviolence was used to organize the movement over the past three weeks is little […]
The Winter of our Discontent by Anne Winkler-Morey True, leaders have used fear of outside forces to keep their people in line for centuries. How else do you convince people to don military uniforms and put their lives on the line for the state, or put up with a few people hoarding all the goods […]
WAMM Media forwarded this article to you from Common Dreams. Sign up here! if you would like to receive news & views from CommonDreams.org. Message from Sender And on your cable bill you pay for Fox. Al-Jazeera English: TV You Can’t Watch on TV As street protests toppled dictators in Tunisia and Egypt, many Americans […]