Two inspiring activists will receive awards at the PeaceWorks KC Annual Meeting: Alvin Brooks, beloved activist who has devoted his life to improving our community, and Darryl Burton, who was wrongfully imprisoned for 24 years and is a co-founder of Miracle of Innocence.
Judge tells nuke resisters, ‘Continue to fight for what you believe is right’
The four defendants at the Feb. 18 trial were voluntarily arrested for trespassing May 31, 2021, at the National Security Campus, operated by Honeywell for the National Nuclear Security Administration. As one of the defendants stated the day of the trial, “Why are we on trial and not those who make these weapons?”
‘I cannot NOT resist the immorality’ of producing weapons of war
Brother Louis, at his trial Feb. 18, called for following the vow of nonviolence, including this passage, “by working nonviolently to abolish war, the weapons of war, and the causes of war from my own heart and from the face of the Earth.”
Nonviolence in a violent world
“Today it is no longer a choice between violence and nonviolence; it is either nonviolence or non-existence,” said Martin Luther King, Jr., in a sermon about Mohandas K. Gandhi, delivered in 1959. Can we handle this challenge? WE MUST.
Activism for the long haul: helpful tips
Breathes there an activist with soul so dead Who never to one’s self has said, “To heck with it! I’m going back to bed!”
Second to None
Guns are racist weapons
Enforcing power over Blacks
Historically denied possession
The Second Amendment
Has misinformed flaws
Leading to violence and racism
A Call to Live Nuclear Free
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."