Antiwar/Antimilitarism

Demand US join the global movement for nuclear disarmament

Join Father Jim Murphy, WNPJS Board member and Peace Activist, in writing an email or letter demanding that the US join the global movement for nuclear disarmament.  Please encourage family and friends to do the same.

A Mile in Their Shoes by Kathy Kelly

This past Friday in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, Hazara girls joined young Pashto boys to sing Afghanistan’s national anthem as a welcome to Pashto men walking 400 miles from Helmand to Kabul. The walkers are calling on warring parties in Afghanistan to end the war. Most of the men making the journey are wearing sandals.

It's Time We Occupied Congress

Joy First January 15, 2018

As I entered my jail cell at Capitol Police Headquarters in Washington, DC, I sat down on the cold steel bench and looked around thinking - here I am again. My eyes came to the mirror above the toilet and I noticed the word “occupy” scraped into the glass and it brought a smile to my face. I thought someone was here before me, someone who cared about the same things I cared about, someone who thought the way I thought, someone who, like me, was doing what they could to try to make the world a better place.

Anti-BDS bill in WI Legislature: Public Hearing at 10 am on WED JAN 17 at the Capitol: Need attendees!

The anti-BDS bill pending in the WI legislature has been scheduled for a public hearing this Wednesday, Jan. 17 beginning at 10 am in Room 300 Northeast.

This is the bill that seeks to prohibit supporters of BDS from doing business with state or local governments.

Here is a link to the original bill: http://docs.legis.wiscon sin.gov/2017/related/proposals /ab553

Calling Baldwin: Tell the US not to recognize election results in Honduras!

On Sunday night, the Honduran election authorities declared current President Juan Orlando Hernandez the winner of the contested November 26th elections despite credible allegations of massive fraud and protests across the country demanding the popular will be respected. Today, roads all over Honduras are blocked in protest as people refuse to accept what is seen as a blatent attempt to steal the elections.

“We are Killing Terrorists” and “Attack We Will”- Trump’s Most Vicious Racist Rant

On Monday, August 21, President Donald Trump delivered a prime-time speech almost shocking in its ordinariness. It was such an address as either of his immediate predecessors, George W. Bush or Barack Obama, could easily have given over the previous decade and a half. While hinting at nebulous new strategies and ill-defined new metrics to measure success, President Trump announced that the 17 year old war in Afghanistan will go on pretty much as it has. And the establishment breathed a sigh of relief.

Talk Nation Radio: Kathy Kelly on Stopping Permanent War

During each of 20 trips to Afghanistan, Kathy Kelly, as an  invited guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers, has lived alongside ordinary Afghan people in a working class neighborhood in Kabul. She and her companions in Voices for Creative Nonviolence believe that where you stand determines what you see.” In June, 2016, Kathy participated in a delegation that visited five cities in Russia, aiming to learn about Russian opinions regarding NATO exercises taking place along their border. Kelly has joined with activists in various regions of the U.S.

Action & Petition: End the Funding for War

JOIN NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR NONVIOLENT RESISTANCE IN

RIVERS OF BLOOD II     JULY 12, 2017

An action of nonviolent civil resistance to call on Congress to

stop funding war causing rivers of blood to flow through the US Capitol

 

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