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“Our multilateral world order has been deliberately constructed on the principles of militarised security and hence to encourage investments in weapons and war instead of the well-being of people and planet. This is a truism tragically exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. We must change this. “
“They would also have to reckon with the humanitarian impact of sanctions, which Congress largely ignores at this point, and it has led to some of the world’s worst humanitarian crises as we’re seeing in Venezuela, and North Korea, and Iran.”
Something is happening here. But what? And why now? In the last 12 weeks, protests have spanned five continents—most of the planet
Pertinent articles from the Popular Resistance Daily Digest
Julian Assange was “psychologically tortured” by four nations ganging up on him, said the UN special rapporteur on torture. Watch the replay with Pentagon Papers whistle blower Dan Ellsberg, and other guests. Note: Included below after the video is the article “UN Torture Report: ‘Demonized’ Assange Has Faced ‘Psychological Torture’” by Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe […]
The global arms trade is experiencing its greatest boom since the Cold War, fueled by horrific wars in the Middle East and revitalized power rivalries among China, Russia and the United States.
How can war’s status as a crime effectively deter the world’s leading war-maker from threatening and launching more wars, large and small? How can laws against war actually be put to use?
“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 […]
The U.S. bombings in 8 countries in the past 8 years have all been illegal under the U.N. Charter.
Here in the U.S we often refer to all persons displaced by war as refugees. Yet the number of conflict-related internally displaced persons far exceeds the number of refugees. By Linda Hoover WAMM Newsletter Volume 35 Number 4 July 2017 Media for the people! Learn more about Rise Up Times. People supported news. No Peace! […]
VFP is profoundly disappointed the United States has refused to take part in the negotiations at the United Nations to ban nuclear weapons.
Saudi coalition airstrikes have hit at least four hospitals supported by Doctors Without Borders.
UK perspectrives on the US and Sytia, chemical weapons, Facebook and phychologiccal warfare through social media
Peace activists Ann Wright and Marie Braun are featured on Northern Sun News with Don Olson on KFAI Radio. PLAYLIST TRACKS: Listen Now Download Guest: Marie Braun Title: Peace Activist Topics: Report on peace movement, questions for Sen Amy Klobuchar, update on local peace activities Guest: Ann Wright Title: US Army Cool (Ret) former US Foreign Service Officer […]
We need to listen to John Pilger’s warning and break the silence about the possible use of nuclear weapons.
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 […]
In Minnesota, following the police shooting death of Philando Castile, protests caused part of a highway to shut down. …Minnesota legislators drafted bills that would punish highway protestors with heavy fines and prison time and would make protesters liable for the policing costs of an entire protest if they individually were convicted of unlawful assembly […]