A new book, War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict, outlines the historical context of the current war in Ukraine and what is needed to end the conflict as soon as possible.
"Crimes with global consequences are being committed in this very place," says Brian Terrell in this talk he gave at the entry to Whiteman AFB Oct. 1.
War is a racket. As weapons pour into Ukraine and the war goes longer and longer, the US military-industrial complex rakes in profits.
“Amid such suffering and with the risk of escalation increasing by the day, our call must be clear: End the war now,” says Kevin Martin, president of Peace Action, the network to which PeaceWorks belongs.
“Ending war always means having to talk/negotiate with the opposition," said Mary Hladky after a rally for peace in Ukraine.
A passel of poems by Ron Faust: “Trespassing,” crossing a line not irrelevant; “The Great Divide,” honoring a falsely accused senator; “On Earth Day,” walking the tender Earth; and “Rainy Daffodils.”
Her own life story, political upheavals, and personal hygiene products for school girls were on Bennette Dibben’s mind as she spoke at a rally March 12.
I sit here alone on an empty vessel of words / As tiny particles of crystal fall from the sky / Dancing, distracted, destined in their flight / To pull a sheet over a world cold and sleepy / Elsewhere people cover their heads in fear / From blasting bombs splintering their shelter
The drumbeats of war grow louder / As Russia forays into Ukraine on 2/22/22 … One disarmed lone lawyer goes to trial
A combo—Code Pink, Veterans for Peace, and PeaceWorks—rallied with two days’ notice, with temperatures in the 30s, with snow underfoot. We insisted: No War with Russia over Ukraine. We won honks from drivers on the Plaza, plus coverage by KCTV5.