Tag Archives: peaceful protest
Trump’s Iran Aggression Sparks Protests Across America, World
Demonstrations from across the U.S.A. with commentary by Max Blumenthal, Mike Prysner, Sanders and Warren. Includes Mayday Plaza in Minneapolis.
The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East, by Kathy Kelly
When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide.
Rosario: A St. Paul veteran’s arrest at airport protest ends in victory at trial
“You know, the way First Amendment rights have been eroding, this jury at least believes that the government has been too restrictive with speech.”
41 Hearts Beating in Guantanamo and Solidarity from Central Cellblock
January 11, 2018 marked the 16th year that Guantanamo prison has exclusively imprisoned Muslim men, subjecting many of them to torture and arbitrary detention. …Forty-one hearts still beat in Guantanamo prison cells. That’s forty-one too many.
War and the Environment | No War 2017: Emma’s Revolution Sings (Video)
Emma’s Revolution Sings! Songs of the Resistance
Rise Up Times Weekly Summary September 24, 2017
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Janine Jackson | Big Media Need to Fight for the Right to Protest
People who broke no windows and set no fires face up to 10 years in prison and $25,000 in fines.
Small Acts Transform the World
To transform: to change in nature, disposition, heart, character… change greatly the appearance or form of
Three Upcoming National/International Actions/Conferences that Promote Peace
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Joe Scarry |IT’S A LOCK: Why the US Can’t Break Its Addiction to War
But the question of how to push back against the problem has seemed gargantuan. Four hundred and thirty-five Congressional districts: how to begin?
Desmond Tutu on World Beyond War Plans for September 2016 (Video)
Desmond Tutu discusses the importance of the upcoming NO WAR conference this September.
Some – a poem by Daniel Berrigan
“Why do you stand?” they were asked, and
“Why do you walk?”
“Because of the children,” they said, and
“Because of the heart, and
“Because of the bread”
New Report Proves Police Preparing for Rioting on a National Scale
Militarized police forces have become de rigueur, even in the nation’s smallest towns — but arming law enforcement with the weapons of war, rather than protecting civilians, has birthed a chasm of distrust and animosity on both sides. It isn’t as if this equipment is being produced by a marketplace intent on keeping civilians safe from an ostensible outside threat.
VIDEO | Bill Sorem: The McDonald Sisters, November 2015
The Sisters McDonald are siblings and Sisters in the Order of St. Joseph of Carondelet (CSJ). They began singing together at at early at at the request of their father, a Minnesota farmer. In addition their assigned duties in the order, they found time to sing and bring joy to peace rallies and to many other events. They’ve been on the protest lines, arrested, hassled but mostly enjoyed by their peace loving admirers. Here’s a story about them today.