Category Peaceful protest
Torture: It’s Not Who We Are – Or Is It? by Todd Pierce
…the case was dismissed on the grounds that the defendants charged with the barbaric acts listed above had done them within the “scope of their employment” as U.S. officials – something which will stand as a permanent moral stain on all Americans.
Hedges/Cohn | “Campaign to Exterminate Muslims” and “Gaza: Israeli Leaders Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes”
Premeditated Use of Deadly Force Against Peaceful Protesters
Stop Militarizing Police, End Police Killing of Youth of Color and “You Have to Be Taught Before It’s Too Late”
“You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught” ***
The people should not be regarded as enemies and do not need the overkill of military tactics applied.
Ann Wright | Why Would Anyone Kill One’s Self In an Attempt to Stop A War?
Did you know that several Americans also set themselves on fire to attempt to end U.S. military actions during those turbulent war years in the 1960s?
‘Enough’: Students Walk Out Nationwide to Protest Inaction on Gun Violence, Call for March 24th protests nationwide.
The walkout is part of a national student-led movement to end gun violence.
The assault on environmental protest
50 state bills, Minnesota included, with a link to find information on your state.
The Violence We Watch: The Film the NFL Doesn’t Want You to See and A Sanctuary City Story
Editor’s Picks, The Intercept,
The Violence We Watch
Barry Riesch | Vietnam: What have we learned?
A Vietnam vet on Burns/Novick “Vietnam” documentary.
International Day of Non-Violence 2 October
“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 […]
Noam Chomsky: Antifa Is a ‘Major Gift’ to the Right
Antifa, shorthand for anti-fascist organisations, refers to a loose coalition of militant, decentralised, grassroots groups which are opposed to the far-right.
George Lakey | A Manual for a New Era of Direct Action
Contains valuable information and links to information about organizing in these Trumpian times.
Chris Hedges Responds to Criticism of ‘Antifa’ Column
…when they [antifa] carry out these tactics, they actually squander their moral authority
Don’t feed the trolls — how to combat the alt-right
In a battle for morals, imagery and messaging is everything. If we lose the PR battle, even if we are ultimately on the right side of justice, we may give the alt-right ammunition they desperately need.
That’s the Challenge! by Bruce Gagnon
We need conversion, and conversion campaigners, to be organizing particularly in communities where manifestations of the military production system are located. By Bruce Gagnon Organizing Notes July 25, 2017 ‘That’s the Challenge’ In early July Roy Pingel and his son visited our house here in Bath. Artist and housemate Brown Lethem lived in New York […]
The NRA is Playing a Deadly Game in Labeling the Left as Violent
For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.
Norman Solomon | Killer Drones In The Empire State
“What if our country were constantly being spied upon by drones, with some of us killed by drones? What if many bystanders, including children, were killed in the process?
Small Acts Transform the World
To transform: to change in nature, disposition, heart, character… change greatly the appearance or form of