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KARMA OF DISSENT: AN INTERVIEW WITH ANN WRIGHT

The following interview is reprinted by permission from Inquiring Mind: The Semiannual Journal of the Vipassana Community, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 2014). © 2014 by Inquiring Mind. We encourage you to order a copy of Inquiring Mind’s Spring 2014 […]

Americans must push to stop ‘scourge’ of war, advocate says

Americans must push to stop ‘scourge’ of war, advocate says

By Pat Gee STAR-ADVERTISER “KEEPING FAITH” KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER A Memorial Day prayer breakfast included a number of faith leaders: Paul Gracie, left, Rabbi Peter Schaktman, Bishop Stephen Randolph Sykes, Rev. Jonipher Kupono Kwong, Robert Cody, and […]

Citi Group Analysis: Public Is Stopping Wars

On page 40 of the attached PDF report from Citi, RUAD, we read that the public stopped the missiles into Syria and is taking war off the table as an option.  And that there may be a silver lining in […]

People Have Signed the Declaration of Peace from These Places

See map. 175 countries Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Bhutan Bolivia Bonaire, Saint Eustasia and Saba Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burundi Cambodia […]

Philippines: U.S. Troops, Go Home!

Philippines: U.S. Troops, Go Home!

Renato M. Reyes, Jr. (pictured at right) is secretary general of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan). He has been with the organization since 2001. He was also the founding chair of the youth group Anakbayan in 1998. He blogs here and […]

Talk Nation Radio: Michael Nagler’s Nonviolence Handbook

Talk Nation Radio: Michael Nagler’s Nonviolence Handbook

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-michael-naglers-nonviolence-handbook The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide for Practical Action by Michael Nagler has just been published. We speak with the author. Nagler is founder and president of the Metta Center for Nonviolence. He cofounded the Peace and Conflict Studies Program […]

Find Great Organizations Near You

Organizations can get listed here. Organizations that have signed our peace pledge: http://friedensbuendnis-berlin.de http://www.aktion-freiheitstattangst.org http://www.uran-munition.de #TripForPeace – The Peace Salon 21st Century Asian Arms Race 4acg : anciens appelés en Algérie et leurs amis contre la guerre. Translation enlisted veterans […]

Join the first Global Action Day Against the Use of Drones for Surveillance & Killing – October 4, 2014

As global citizens who believe in justice and the rule of law, we oppose weaponized and surveillance drones because their deployment: – is used for extrajudicial “targeted” killings based merely on suspicion — murders — even of children inside and outside of war zones, […]

Portugal, August 1-10

Portugal, August 1-10

  “We must use all available options, which have been given to us, to end the global suffering.” Dieter DuhmThe future is always present. The caterpillar contains the information of the butterfly. Behind the global violence, the dream of a […]

Afghan Elections: Pick Your Poison

Afghan Elections: Pick Your Poison

No human being wants to be ruled by their people’s murderers. Forgiveness through restorative justice may be possible, but being ruled by murderers is asking for too much. Yet, that seems to be the Hobson’s choice behind the Afghan presidential […]