Tag Archives: WAMM

Women Against Military Madness organizes for Palestinian rights

“The women cited violence in Israel and aggression towards Palestinians as the targets of the protest.”

The Women Who Waged Peace Against a World War

August 29, 2014: “WOMEN IN CREPE, OF ALL NATIONS, JOIN PEACE PARADE” … “Russians, Italians, Chinese, Americans, French, and Others in Line”.[

Women Against Military Madness Newsletter | Second Issue 2017

New articles from WAMM about current issues.

Syria Emergency Response by WAMM members Meredith Aby, Marie Braun and Sarah Martin

Meredith Aby, Marie Braun, and Sarah Martin from Women Against Military Madness speak out about the new wars in Syria and Iraq during Peace Week, 2014. Speeches given on September 23, 2014 at the Syria Emergency Reponse action at the Federal Building in Minneapolis, Minnesota Marie Braun, WAMM Thank you for coming here today to speak […]

Betty McKenzie: locked up for peace

The activist nun put her beliefs on the line, even if it meant going to jail. Betty McKenzie with the blanket that was crocheted for her by the other inmates she was arrested with. They presented it to her on the day they were released, which was coincidentally her birthday. (Photography by Sarah Whiting.) “I […]

No War Toys R Us: Peace Day in Najaf

By Sami Rasouli  Muslim Peacemaker Team  WAMM Newsletter   November/December 2013 On September 21, 2013, local NGOs in Najaf, Iraq, led by a group of young people called the Moja Team, held an event. Youth collected hundreds of weapon-toys from local Iraqi kids in Najaf prior to the event. The toy weapons were displayed in […]

[Video] Polly Mann Reminisces About Peace, WAMM and Life

Subscribe or “Follow” us on Rise Up Times.wordpress.com. Rise Up Times is also on FACEBOOK! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today.  Find us on TWITTER at Rise Up Times(@touchpeace). Rise Up Times is also on Tumblr and Pinterest. Published on Nov 22, 2013 From videomaker Bill Sorem:  Polly […]

[Video] Congress Debates Obama Syria Attack

Politicians and activists argue the legality and aims of Obama’s Syria plan September 6, 2013  TheRealNews.com kucinichaction.com 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 view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! Check […]

[Video] Protests at Bush Library Dedication

Editor’s Note:  A brief video of protestors chanting Bush is a War Criminal clash with police is posted on the WAMMToday Facebook page.  Click on the direct link here. Dallas police remind expected Bush Library dedication protesters of restrictions By Scott Goldstein sgoldstein@dallasnews.com 11:23 am on April 24, 2013 | Permalink Vietnam veteran Bruce Berry [from Minnesota] headed to […]

LEAH BOLGER> Living Under Drones: A First-Person Report from the Peace Delegation to Pakistan

  LEAH BOLGER> Living Under Drones: A First-Person Report from the Peace Delegation to Pakistan Leah Bolger, current board member and previous national president of Veterans for Peace, will speak at the WAMM Annual Meeting, March 23, 2013 on “Living Under Drones.” Leah is a member of the Peace Caravan that went to Pakistan in October 2012 […]

Ibrahim Hirsi> Congressman Keith Ellison warns Iran invasion would have “catastrophic effects”

Congressman Keith Ellison warns Iran invasion would have “catastrophic effects” “Ellison expressed a strong disagreement with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address last month to the United Nations General Assembly.” BY IBRAHIM HIRSI, TC DAILY PLANET  October 24, 2012 U.S. Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) was among a group of panelists speaking October 19 to a crowd of people […]

More of those Daring Deeds! WAMM’s Carol Masters> We’re all in this together.

July 2012 As part of the celebration of Three Decades of Daring Deeds, WAMM’s 30th anniversary, we are featuring interviews with members who have been with WAMM from its beginnings. Carol Masters joined WAMM in early 1984 to learn more about the arms race and nuclear weapons – and the empowerment of women! She’d trespassed […]

NATOG8 Protest Photos> May 20, 2012

The March WAMM at the Rally and March Some of the Minnesota groups participating besides WAMM (specifically members of the Middle East Committee with other WAMM members)  and the Anti-war Committee—who together organized the trip—were representatives from the Welfare Rights Committee, Freedom Road, Committee to Stop FBI repression, Students for a Democratic Society, TC Peace […]

The G8 and NATO> The 1 % Threat to the World

The G8 and NATO: The 1 % Threat to the World By the Minnesota CANG8 Committee    WAMM Newsletter May 2012 The two most powerful organizations in the world—one that divides up the resources and the other the enforcer—roam the earth, stealing and killing with impunity. We cannot allow inaction to make us complicit in their […]

Video> Arrest those Occupiers!

Uploaded by WAMMMall on Apr 9, 2012 April 7 was Re-Occupy Day in Minneapolis — Occupiers gathered in Peavey Plaza and Loring Park. After being evicted from Peavey at 1:30 am, they peacefully marched down the street and were brutally attacked by the police. Videos at http://www.occupyminneapolis.mn show the police pulling several people off public sidewalks and violently slamming a […]

Well-behaved women seldom make history> WAMM in 2011: It was a Banner Year!

 WAMM in 2011: It was a Banner Year!  Well-behaved women seldom make history.  WAMM members helped organize and participate in the protest on the 8th anniversary of the war on Iraq, sponsored by Minnesota Peace Action Coalition.  Photo by Tom Bottolene/CircleVision.org. March is National Women’s History Month and it’s also the month in which WAMM […]

OccupyMpls Journal> Terry Burke and Polly Kellogg

November 17, 2011 Suzan and I leafletted Nicollet with a Xerox of the front page of the WAMM newsletter, the article about the prison industrial complex. (We added the note that the article was continued on worldwidewamm.org).  The highest percentage of people ever took the flyer — a lot of the corporate types were inside — people […]

Come Sing the Great Songs of Peace with WAMM and MNSings~

Video> The Star Tribune> a cog in the military industrial media complex.

Uploaded by WAMMMall on Oct 10, 2011 While “Billionaires” celebrate the Minneapolis’ Star Tribune’s coverage, Women Against Military Madness protest their poor coverage of the military and the wars. Check out worldwidewamm.org and our blog at  riseuptimes.wordpress.com for more info. Join us! WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! […]

“Billionaries” Find Unrest Among Their Subjects: “Action is the Antidote to Despair”

“Action is the Antidote to Despair” The “Billionaires” note that people on the street are noticeably angrier with the current state of affairs. WAMM (Women Against Military Madness) has been interviewing people all summer at Nicollet Mall on Farmers’ Market Thursdays. We weren’t able to get video of all the people who are furious with […]