My mother's ancestors came from the Ukraine. ... I come from a military family that has fought in every war. ... I suggested that my son join the military. I wish that I had not done that.
Public consciousness can reject corporate domination of politics
We can lay the groundwork for changing American foreign policy and exposing ... corporations as fueling warfare around the world in the name of profit.
Kimberly Hunter: ‘Everybody’s got a right to learn! Move the money!’
Kimberly Hunter, who teaches English as a second language, spoke May 25 during the “Human Care, Not Warfare” rally. "Our teenagers deserve the chance to become scholars, not soldiers," she insisted.
The Afghanistan Papers and a Mother’s Question
We must stop the killing, take the trillions of dollars devoted to endless war and instead invest in our people, invest in our environment, and invest in our future.
Decontaminating education, countering militarism in schools
Pat Elder of World Beyond War will give a free talk, “Countering Military Recruitment in Public Schools & Confronting Contamination Near Military Bases,” on Thursday, Feb. 21, at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut, KC MO. Elder will suggest a way to require parental consent before schools forward students’ information to military recruiters.
What’s wrong with this picture?
When we hear GOOD NEWS—for example, U.S. troops are coming home from Syria and Afghanistan—why is it that the news media almost exclusively report the viewpoints of those who have been managing our country’s endless wars, stating that bringing U.S. troops home is a bad idea? Where is the other side of the story? With, hopefully, troops coming home, a Senate vote to end U.S. support for the brutal Saudi war in Yemen, and a newly elected, more progressive Congress, the Peace Movement needs to seize the moment.