KC Chiefs games now have a prelude. Indigenous Persons and allies call to drivers coming to park at Arrowhead Stadium, “Change the name! Stop the chop!” PeaceWorks supports these rallies.
In a virtual meeting with a US legislator's aide, Charles Carney spoke of HR 2227, Investing in Cures Before Missiles Act. Henry Stoever addressed HR 669, Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act. If you want to lobby on these acts, we'll help!
The National Immigrant Integration Conference explored ways the US could be more welcoming and supportive of immigrants. Among the voices heard at the meeting were those of LGBTQIA+ persons, featuring people of color, particularly Black transgender women.
Breathes there an activist with soul so dead Who never to one’s self has said, “To heck with it! I’m going back to bed!”
Bette Tate-Beaver, an international leader in social work and education, died of cancer Aug. 29. Through her lifetime, she fostered the beloved community envisioned by Martin Luther King Jr.
A colorful tree, a Regal Petticoat Maple / Shows its yellow leaves waving in the sky And red, magenta, salmon underneath / Particularly in the Fall downsizing
In ranked choice voting, if your first choice doesn’t make it by having enough votes, then your second choice counts. And if that person doesn’t make it, then your third choice counts.
Severe episodes of anxiety can last days, weeks, and months. Our minds and bodies are not built to handle elevated levels of anxiety for long periods. … I do not possess the answers to the world’s problems, but I do know that those answers are communal ones, not individual ones.
“A Revolution of the Heart: The Story of Dorothy Day,” a documentary, will be shown free at Rockhurst University’s Arrupe Hall at 7pm on Tues., Oct. 19 (directions are below). “She annoyed people," says Sister Simone Campbell about Dorothy, "because she challenged them.”
An Open Culture cache of videos of nuclear explosions from 1945 to 2015 includes test explosions and the Hiroshima/Nagasaki attacks.