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Why Drop the Charges Against All 646 Arrestees in Minneapolis Post-election Demonstration on I94
Whether in war abroad or war at home, human rights in this day and age so often do not apply, especially for people of color.
Remembering Father Daniel Berrigan, a Prophet of Peace
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.
A View from the Ground: Why Drop the Charges Against ALL I94 Arrestees in Minneapolis Post-Election Demonstration?
To go forward with this charade of justice is absurd.
You Tube Censorship: Pieta Mothers of Sorrow
Not up to Youtube’s community guidelines!
Confronting the Culture of Death, by Chris Hedges
When we pit ourselves against the culture of death—and this means performing acts of civil disobedience and noncompliance, it means becoming an outlaw in the eyes of the corporate state—then suffering, and even death, does not have the last word.
May 1968: Fifty Years Since the Catonsville Nine Action
Readers may ponder the sanity of a society that imprisoned those who substantively opposed a war of aggression by a superpower against a relatively small agrarian nation.
Daniel Berrigan: Parable of the Hole, read by Coleen Rowley and Bill Habedank, Peacestock (Video)
The Hole in the Ground: A Parable for Peacemakers is a compelling account of the drain of the arms race on human and material resources and the complicity of corporations and the American community in supporting the death trade. In the face of despair, Daniel Berrigan asks us to choose life, to choose for our […]
Chris Hedges | In the Time of Trump, All We Have Is Each Other
“The tragedy across the globe is that we are pulling down so many others,” [Berrigan] said. “We are not falling gracefully. Many, many people are paying with their lives for this.”
Daniel Berrigan: The Hole in the Ground, A Parable for Peacemakers
Author of The Hole in the Ground, A Parable for Peacemakers Found at TheHoleintheGround.org
David Bryne | The activist who saved my life, and other contrarians
As individuals, how much and for how long should we adhere to our beliefs if they run counter to those of the community? To our neighbors (which would make us outcasts)? To the state (which would make us outlaws)?
Truthdigger of the Week: The Late Daniel Berrigan, Lifelong Activist for Peace
A Jesuit priest from Minnesota, Berrigan was also “a poet, pacifist, educator, social activist, playwright and lifelong resister to what he called ‘American military imperialism’ ”—just some of the roles ascribed to him in the more than hour long “Democracy Now!” special
Video | Chris Hedges on Why Daniel Berrigan’s Most Important Contribution Wasn’t Activism
[Hedges] argues that despite the Jesuit priest’s high-profile activism, “perhaps his most important contribution was as a writer.
Wm. J. Astore: “Members of the jury, you have just found Jesus Christ guilty”: Remembering the Catonsville Nine
Daniel Berrigan: The times are inexpressibly evil
Christians pay conscious … indeed religious tribute
to Caesar and Mars
by the approval of overkill tactics … by brinksmanship
by nuclear liturgies … by racism … by support of genocide
(Video) Chris Hedges> We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance
TheRealNews Published on Jul 18, 2013 In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us – Pt 3 of 7 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS […]
Steve Clemens> Choosing Jail: Experimenting With Redemptive Suffering
Choosing Jail: Experimenting With Redemptive Suffering by Steve Clemens. June 11, 2012 Mennonista It was in reading Mohandas Gandhi that I first learned about his “experiments with truth” – a term he used in perfecting the tactics of nonviolent resistance to the apartheid regime in South Africa and the British colonial occupation of his […]