As the mother of an Army Infantry Officer who served for 13 months during Obama’s Afghanistan surge, I feel an overwhelming sadness for the men and women who served in Afghanistan. I also feel great sadness for the huge losses and suffering the Afghan people endured. The military and the U.S. government knew early on that the Afghanistan War was a debacle.
The great Ramsey Clark, attorney general to Lyndon Johnson, died April 9, 2021, at age 93. Rest in peace, man of peace! Ramsey stayed at our home overnight in 2012, before traveling to Jefferson City, MO, for the federal trespassing trial at Jefferson City, MO, concerning a drone warfare protest at Whiteman Air Force Base.
A champion against war Ramsey Clark was a vocal critic Of America's aggressive militarism But he is quiet now at age 93
Only the patient work of educating ourselves and those around us about corporate tyranny can break the stranglehold on our governmental systems.
A gathering of about 60 persons highlighted violence in Turkey against women as well as domestic violence internationally and locally. The local chapter of Advocates of Silenced Turkey organized the rally March 6 in Kansas City, Mo.
A single mom with Two Daughters Fleeing from her country, People wanting to take away her freedom.
Ann Suellentrop gave this talk March 6 at the Kansas City, Mo., rally led by Advocates of Silenced Turkey, which deplored violence against women in Turkey and the rise of domestic violence worldwide. She insists, "Evil and violence will never conquer love."
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.
Ron Faust reflects on peace making and asks, So what can the resistance of a few peacemakers do Not knowing that they are peacemakers? But no matter, the unseen waves of their actions May just be what saves the world from itself.
The Kansas City area contingent of the international Advocates of Silenced Turkey will hold their first rally Saturday, March 6, from 3 to 4 pm, at Mill Creek Park (47th & Main) on the Plaza in Kansas City, Mo.