For the first time, PeaceWorks-KC this year asked several groups to cosponsor its Memorial Day observance and share reflections. Theodore John, of Veterans for Peace, said, "I've seen the destruction of conventional war. I can't imagine a nuclear war."
It is important to recognize the blueprint the Israeli government is utilizing to displace the indigenous peoples of Palestine. This system employs violence to physically relocate a population in order that the resources of the land on which they live may be extracted.
“This place that makes parts for war affects a lot of people. Militarism is impacting our community of poor people," said Lois Swimmer at PeaceWorks-KC's 10th annual peace witness May 31 for Memorial Day.
Only the patient work of educating ourselves and those around us about corporate tyranny can break the stranglehold on our governmental systems.
A single mom with Two Daughters Fleeing from her country, People wanting to take away her freedom.
The PeaceWorks-KC Action Committee opened a donor account with the food bank Harvesters. Our donations, large or small, help Harvesters “feed hungry people today, and end hunger tomorrow.”
The “Peace Is the Way” walk through Kansas next year … is a walk away from the addiction of violence and fossil fuels to honoring and listening to Mother Earth. It is a walk to expand our consciousness into the reality that nuclear weapons are illegal! It is a walk to seek humility and to hear the stories of First Nation Peoples and people who were forced onto this land into the violence of slavery.
PeaceWorks Kansas City is joining Our Revolution - Kansas City, Missouri in co-sponsoring an interview with Dean Baker, co-founder of the Center for Economic and Policy Research on "Unrigging the media and the economy". The first half hour will be broadcast live on 90.1 FM, KKFI, Kansas City Community Radio, Feb. 23, 6 PM. Or … Continue reading Feb. 23 (Tue) 6 PM: Unrigging the media and the economy
Ron Faust sees the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as coming just in time "to create life and forestall death / To breathe in hope and breathe out a future / For our grandchildren and for all human races."
“What do we want? 15 and a union! When do we want it? Now!” This call echoed across the country, including in Kansas City, Mo. The local group Stand Up KC organized a caravan that corralled a McDonalds where their demands for $15 an hour and a union were presented.