Category Peaceful protest
Advice to parents, teachers, priests, ministers, et al: The young people will be different if you are different. They are moved by example, as I have been.
“The notion that perpetual war will somehow bring long-lasting peace is a peculiarly American and often recurring form of doublespeak (saying one thing and meaning the opposite) that permeates the entire national surveillance empire…”
“We are the river, and the river is us. We have no choice but to stand up.”
— LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, Founder of Sacred Stone Camp, Cannonball, ND
Join Us in putting “THE COLD WAR ON TRIAL”
Tar sands is the dirtiest, most profitable oil that can be sucked out of the earth.
Four knowledgeable activists discuss the current state of the nation and what faces us as we move into the Biden administration: strategies and taking action.
WAMM dedicates our time, effort, and energy through issue-focused committees that allow members to be active in a non-hierarchical organization that builds peace and justice. Join us!
“Goodness remains—precious, unspeakable, wordless goodness—it remains amidst the hatred and the fear, the ugliness and injustice. Whatever happens to us, there will always be goodness.”
Chris Hedges: Seeing Through Faux-Solidarity Performance Stunts Of Police Politicians & Corporations
Julianna welcomes back Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author, Chris Hedges, to discuss how as lawmakers and activists are working together to make real changes in policing that are worth celebrating, it is important to name the statements that are opportunistic and performative, like police officers taking a knee with protesters before proceeding to pepper […]
The Ribbon Minnesota action, created one piece at a time, will culminate in marking the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima on August 4, 2020 By Karen Levad Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) Newsletter Volume 38 Number 1 Winter 2020 Members at Spirit of St. Stephen’s Catholic Community in Minneapolis thought that […]
Majorities of U.S. veterans, public say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, Pew Research
Among veterans, 64% say the war in Iraq was not worth fighting considering the costs versus the benefits to the United States, while 33% say it was.
Violence is a hatchet when a surgeon’s knife is needed.
Protesting the NATO’s 70th anniversary: The peace movement’s counter-actions in Washington & NATO’s Ministerial Summit
The core statements of the action appealed to the many tourists that strolled around DC: disarming for social affairs, protecting the environment and stopping climate change and, naturally, no wars or interventions – “hands-off Venezuela!” and “No to NATO!”
It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO! “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War” (Black Alliance of Peace)
Created by CircleVision, a video from 2010 that is also true today.
Actions are being planned in Washington, D.C., around the 70th anniversary of NATO on April 4th. with supporting events encouraged locally and regionally throughout the US and worldwide.
No New Wars and Interventions
“There are still about 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan.” That says it all, in shorthand.