On Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, peace-loving activists gathered to celebrate the 1st anniversary of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (the Ban Treaty) with a rally and caravan.
Thich Nhat Hanh has died. Breathe in the beauty of life; Breathe out and stop.
I recall words of Martin Luther King Jr. and share selections from a book by children and quotes from a prophetic archbishop who calls for abolishing nuclear weapons arsenals around the world.
A short rally, a long caravan—what better way, in the time of coronavirus, to celebrate the first anniversary of the “entry into force” of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons? We'll park behind businesses at 46th and Main at 12:45 pm on Sat., Jan. 22, quickly decorate our cars and have a rally, and then caravan.
On 2022-01-03, the five leading nuclear weapon states (China, France, Russia, UK, US) affirmed the 1985 Gorbachev-Reagan statement1 that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.” This statement provides a strong argument for six different but related actions supporting the elimination of nuclear weapons outlined in this article.
Frozen in time / Ugly cold pictures / of the Insurrection ... Democracy is jeopardized / Unless we build back better Work on common ground / See a vision for racial justice Turn our violence into peace / Try to save our only planet
Several members of PeaceWorks-KC joined an ad hoc coalition to stop the abrupt closure of a cold-weather shelter for unhoused persons in the Kansas City, KS, area recently.
Holocaust vs. Omnicide by Spencer Graves The threat of omnicide, the destruction of all human life, posed by the US nuclear arsenal makes the Holocaust look like a childhood prank: How would you compare the deaths of 6 million with the deaths of over 7 billion, over a thousand holocausts, leaving at most 150 million … Continue reading Holocaust vs. Omnicide
Five activists opposed the US nuclear weapon build-up on Memorial Day 2021 and come to trial in KC MO on two separate dates. Come for court support!
At Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster, Mo., on Nov. 29, peace activists mourned 10 innocent persons killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 29. A photo album, with captions, tells the protest story.