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.
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.
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
One way for peace activists to join in solidarity as tragic events unfold in Ukraine is to oppose militarism in our local communities. Do come to our witness for peace at Whiteman AFB April 30!
KCTV5 spliced quotes from speakers at our Feb. 5 rally, No War with Russia over Ukraine, into a report that Russia sent “long-range nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over its ally Belarus.”
Come to a “No War with Russia over Ukraine” rally at 11 am this Saturday, Feb. 5, at the Plaza Fountain at 47th Street and Main in KC MO.
“Not only are drone operators trained at Whiteman, the Air Force 20th Attack Squadron is involved in around-the-clock remote control combat missions with the MQ-9 Reaper drones,” says Brian Terrell.
We are weary of the endless wars by our country, the needless loss of civilian and combatant lives, the unnecessary involvement of our country in all of the recent wars, the depletion of our precious resources that rightly should have gone to the most needy of our world, the scars of war—the dead, the physical injuries, the mental injuries, and life-times of the pain and loss of war.