Nonviolent Activism

Rob Kajiwara

Talk Nation Radio: Rob Kajiwara on U.S. Bases on Okinawa

Rob Kajiwara is an Okinawan-Hawaian singer-songwriter and visual artist. In 2017, he was made a cultural ambassador for his ancestral village of Nakagusuku, Okinawa. In 2018 he was also made a cultural ambassador / special envoy for Ke Aupuni o […]

Protesters on canoes display placard as construction workers dumped a truckload of sediment on the ground and bulldozed it into the sea at Henoko on Okinawa’s east coast to build a runway for a Marine Corps base, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Japan's central government started main reclamation work Friday at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa despite fierce local opposition. (Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)

Henoko: The Latest Sacrifice Zone of the US-Japan Military Alliance

By Joseph Essertier, January 6, 2019 From ZNet “The capacity to write off large segments of humanity as Other, as disposable, as less than human and therefore worthy of sacrifice, has been utterly integral to the very fact of powering our […]

Two-Week Fast Calls for an End to War in Yemen and Dramatic Measures to Avoid Famine

PARTICIPANTS BEGIN IN NYC AND END IN DC. At least twelve people from around the United States and the United Kingdom will undertake a Fast for Yemen, December 29 – January 12, beginning in New York City and closing in […]

Mark Colville at Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Mark Colville Tells Why He Hammered and Poured Blood on Nuclear Weapons

Mark Colville is one of the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists. We recorded this interview on December 11th 2018, and Mark planned to turn himself in hours later at the Glynn County Jail in Brunswick, Georgia. Learn more: http://kingsbayplowshares7.org https://www.facebook.com/Kingsbayplowshares […]

Climate Crisis Demands Conversion of US War Machine

Climate Change Requires We Convert The US War Machine Now

By Bruce K. Gagnon, December 3, 2018 From Organizing Notes This is the message we will be carrying to Bath Iron Works (BIW) during the next Navy destroyer ‘christening’ protest.  (We don’t know the date of that event yet.) At […]

Barry Sweeney on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Barry Sweeney on Ireland, Peace, and Neutrality

Barry Sweeney is a member of the coordinating committee of World BEYOND War, of which I’m the director. Barry is based in Ireland, but is often in Vietnam and Italy. His background is in education and environmentalism. He taught as […]

Peace activist Stephen McKeown

Talk Nation Radio: Stephen McKeown on Armistice Day

 November 13, 2018 Steve McKeown was a radio operator in the 4th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army in Vietnam in 1966 to 1967. He was a founding member of Veterans For Peace Chapter 27 in Minneapolis / St. Paul, […]

No to NATO Yes to Peace April 2019 Rides and Lodging Board

Main No to NATO Yes to Peace page. The location of the No to NATO — Yes to Peace Festival is St. Stephen’s Church at 1525 Newton St NW Washington, D.C. The S2 and S4 Metro buses stop at St. […]

Auckland Peace Action

We Are Winning! Peace Action @ Weapons Expo 2018

From Auckland Peace Action, November 4, 2018 The 2018 Weapons Expo and the accompanying campaign to shut it down are finished for the year. It has been an awesome and successful week for the peace movement in Palmerston North, and […]

Talk Nation Radio: Greta Zarro on Organizing a World BEYOND War

Greta Zarro is Organizing Director at World BEYOND War. She has a background in issue-based community organizing. Her experience includes volunteer recruitment and engagement, event organizing, coalition building, legislative and media outreach, and public speaking. Greta graduated as valedictorian from […]