Tag Archives: world peace

No foreign bases: Challenging the footprint of US Empire

“95% of all foreign military bases in the world are US bases. In addition, [there are] 19 Naval air carriers (and 15 more planned), each as part of a Carrier Strike Group, composed of roughly 7,500 personnel, and a carrier air wing of 65 to 70 aircraft — each of which can be considered a floating military base.”

Hands Off Syria | United National Antiwar Coalition

We invite all supporters of peace and peoples’ right to self-determination around the world to join hands of cooperation in this effort to achieve these most humanitarian demands.

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.

The Idealist, Kathy Kelly

Nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, Kelly’s idealism is backed by real action for peace in such war-torn places as Iraq, Gaza, and Afghanistan.

Kathy Kelly: Sing Another Song

Kelly: Saturday is the anniversary of our loss of Dr. King, who, on an April 4th exactly one year before his death, told us that “we are called to play the Good Samaritan on life’s roadside, but that will be only an initial act. One day we must come to see that the whole Jericho Road must be transformed so that men and women will not be constantly beaten and robbed as they make their journey on life’s highway.”

Taking Notes 44 | Participatory Spirituality: Fostering Peace, Inside and Out

BODHI: Real peace is not simply the absence of violent conflict but a state of harmony: harmony between people; harmony between humanity and nature; and harmony within ourselves. Without harmony, the seeds of conflict and violence will always be ready to sprout.

Lawrence Wittner: The World Still Splurges on War

Amid continued splurging on war – with the U.S. government still far-and-away the world’s leader – there are a few hopeful signs as common citizens learn from the likes of Gandhi and become more suspicious of advocates for violent conflict, writes Lawrence S. Wittner. By Lawrence S. Wittner  ConsortiumNews.com  June 2, 2014 National officials certainly assume […]

When the World Outlawed War, by David Swanson, via Michael Moore

When the World Outlawed War    By David Swanson    MichaelMoore.com Remarks at Lynchburg College on September 26, 2011 I’d like to thank Dave Freier for inviting me, and all of you for being here.  I think I was invited to speak about my most recent book, War Is A Lie, but I asked Professor Freier if […]

Video: A Song by Sara Thompson for Interdependence Day

A song by Sara Thomsen for Interdependence Day WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from the blog website.