Ann Suellentrop, Kristin Scheer, and Luisa Olarte will lobby for a nuke-free world during the annual Alliance for Nuclear Accountability “DC Days” April 23-26.
What if we got rid of nukes?
On Jan. 20, PeaceWorks members shared an evening meal and ideas about what a nuclear-free world could look like. It was a night for the imagination and dreams, for if we don't know where we are going, how are we going to get there? If we can imagine it, we can create it.
Responding to climate crisis
The Step-by-Step Climate Response Course gives a guide to actions we can and should take to reverse the climate catastrophe we are facing.
Climate response course in KC offers hope for Earth
At the halfway point of a climate response course, I am engaged and inspired. I’ve been drinking in ideas of environmental leaders including Paul Hawkins, Joanna Macy, Dr. Riane Eisler, and Christiana Figuerez.
‘We are thankful to our Mother the Earth’
Within the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, children recite the Thanksgiving Address, a river of words as old as the people themselves, known in the Onondaga language as “The Words That Come Before All Else.”
Protesters at Whiteman AFB seek peace, deplore drone warfare
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.”
Live Facebook event 2/17 features Potawatomi scientist Robin Wall Kimmerer
Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer, of the Potawatomi Nation, will hold a Facebook event Thurs., Feb. 17, and you’re invited to a public showing in KC MO—free! She is the acclaimed author of the book, Braiding Sweetgrass.
Lobbying for bills to cut risk of nuclear war
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!
From the plains to the mountains, let peace reign, let freedom sing
“Peace must be the solution to the climate crisis,” Kristin Scheer suggested during her vacation with Ann Suellentrop. “We need big answers, and we need them fast.”
We remember the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
On Aug. 8, PeaceWorks-KC members and others gathered in memory of the nuclear bombings, and of the lives lost and forever altered 76 years ago.