Calling for humankind to abolish war, Brian Terrell insists, “Faced with imminent global climate catastrophe and with both US and Russia for the first time imagining winning a nuclear war, humanity has no choice.”
“Victims of anesthetized evil” is how Ron Faust describes family members of innocents slain by US killer drones, while US military personnel and the public may be benumbed to the terror.
Whiteman AFB’s 20th Attack Squadron includes technicians, administrators and pilots who operate the MQ-9 Reaper drone, Brian Terrell told the drone war protesters.
These two events highlight the link between US militarism and world instability. Whether it is drone warfare or nuclear weapons, our military-industrial complex follows only one dogma, profit over safety.
Georgia Walker, former PeaceWorks Board member and co-founder of Journey to New Life, died suddenly on March 7. We miss you, Georgia!
One way for peace activists to join in solidarity as tragic events unfold in Ukraine is to oppose militarism in our local communities. Do come to our witness for peace at Whiteman AFB April 30!
by Spencer Graves The New York Times discussed "The human toll of America's air wars" on December 19.1 This is wonderful as far as it goes. However, to paraphrase Greg Palast from a vaguely related context, The New York Times "only has the courage to shoot the wounded."2 This comes months after the President of … Continue reading NYT only has the guts to shoot the wounded
The US feared Afghan Zemadi Ahmadi was a terrorist. But we had wrongly identified him, and we killed him and 9 of his family members in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 29. We are sorry! Here are two videos, by Kriss Avery, of our drone war protest Nov. 29 at Whiteman AFB.
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.
The Ban Killer Drones campaign asked peacemakers to protest drone war on Nov. 29, and PeaceWorks-KC answered the call. Fourteen of us witnessed for peace that day at Whiteman Air Force Base near Knob Noster, Mo.