At the rally concluding the Peace Walk, Mary Hladky poses a question from Howard Zinn: “Have we reached a point in history where we are ready to embrace a new way of living in the world, expanding not our military power, but our humanity?”
Charles Carney, by 4 pm Friday, Sept. 17, plans to complete his 253-mile Peace Walk. A rally is in order. Come to the 4 pm rally, and before that, walk some of the final miles (or just 1 mile) with Charles. Friday’s walk-with-Charles schedule is below. But first, info about the rally (a party). It will be at 4 pm that day, when Charles makes it to the entry to the KC National Security Campus (NSC), where parts are made for nuclear weapons.
Hank Williams Jr.’s signature country classic, “A Country Boy (sic) Can Survive,” extols rural independence. While I certainly revere pastoral ingenuity, it is a fact that a greater percentage of rural people suffer poverty, and for longer periods.
Today we walked 9 miles through the Flint Hills Nature Trail. As Charles Carney shared about the sunflowers’ nuclear healing powers as hyperaccumulators, I thought about the wise ways of the Kaáⁿze people who’ve called these hills home for centuries.
An early morning stroll on the Flint Hills Nature Trail provides sheer delight today!
Nancy Kurtz asks, “Has someone ever hit you? Have you ever had something stolen from you? Has anyone ever begged from you or asked to borrow from you? Have you ever hated someone? Have you ever been bullied? What do you do?"
Trumpeting a loud wake-up call about the catastrophic dangers of nuclear weapons and climate chaos, Charles Carney is walking 273 miles from McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita to the nuclear weapons plant operated by Honeywell in Kansas City, MO—the National Security Campus. The flier he is sharing with persons as he walks across Kansas, beginning … Continue reading Charles Carney begins 273-mile walk in Kansas for peace, justice, ecology
By Charles Carney Peace Works members have been hearing about a 273-mile Peace Walk that was supposed to occur in May 2022 from Wichita to Kansas City, Mo. For numerous reasons, this walk has been moved up from May 2022 to August and September 2021. However, a shorter walk will still take place in May 2022, preceding … Continue reading Wichita-to-KC Peace Walk ‘moves up’ to this August/September
On a warm evening, 15 of us gathered to share ideas about the Peace Walk being planned for spring 2022 from Wichita to the National Security Campus in south Kansas City, Mo. Note: The next Peace Walk planning will be Friday, Aug. 20, 6:30-8 p.m.
The “Peace Is the Way” walk through Kansas next year … is a walk away from the addiction of violence and fossil fuels to honoring and listening to Mother Earth. It is a walk to expand our consciousness into the reality that nuclear weapons are illegal! It is a walk to seek humility and to hear the stories of First Nation Peoples and people who were forced onto this land into the violence of slavery.