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by Walter Brasch HarperCollins says it’s sorry. It says it regrets not including Israel on a map of the Middle East in an atlas it published and distributed in the Middle East. It says all ...
by brasch
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 04:11 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Kevin Fagan , writing in the San Francisco Chronicle, pondered the reasons for the lack of a peace movement today. Maybe it’s war fatigue. Maybe climate change is consuming all the protest ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 457 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 02:05 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Facebook has been a forest of assertions and denunciations this week. Maybe it’s the company I keep, but almost everyone is posting links at an accelerated rate, and the subject of this battle of ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
On April 22, 1936, half a million college students nationwide walked out of class for the Third Annual Student Strike Against War. As impressive as that sounds, it is even more impressive when ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Apr 12, 2014 at 08:35 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 6:30 Eastern. Feel free to volunteer to take a day - ...
by JaxDem
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 03:30 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Note: My goal in writing this diary is to promote discussion if nothing else. Please comment if you agree. Comment if you disagree. Above all, comment if you have ideas! What I'm really after here, ...
by Eowyn9
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 06:31 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Where has the anti-war movement gone? You would think that with two national political convention happening that they would make an appearence. After all, it's not like the war in Afghanistan ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Sep 02, 2012 at 08:55 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
The single biggest mobilization of free (non-uniformed!) people in human history? It was February 15, 2003, when people in 800 cities all over the globe took to the streets to cry out against ...
by impatient
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 07:54 PM PST with 4 Recommends
The global Occupy Movement has come to life just in time.
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 10:54 PM PST with 15 Recommends
The last American soldier may be leaving Iraq at the end of 2011. That doesn't mean the war is over. In this gripping list of names and numbers, Walter Brasch discusses the reasons.
by brasch
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 03:18 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Many in the Occupy Wall Street Movement are upset about corporate personhood. We in the peace movement are also upset about the same thing, but we also see the relationship of corporations in ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Oct 13, 2011 at 08:38 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
This weeks dramatic story in Egypt has riveted the world, with amazing images of courage and brutality, such as this one here where Christians lock hands to protect Muslims in Tahrir square during ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 05:30 AM PST with 35 Recommends
The peace movement has made significant progress in the United States since its low point of late 2008, and just about everything anyone in it has done has been a contribution. If everyone keeps ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jul 04, 2010 at 01:48 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The tide is turning against war.� We've permanently shut down the Army Experience Center! We've kept student information ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 18, 2010 at 09:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
On Saturday, June 5, I took part in an event organized by Jeff Nall of Humanists for Peace , together with Nall, Armineh Noravian, and Debra Sweet. ...
by David Swanson
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Jun 07, 2010 at 04:26 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The peace movement, and the progressive blogosphere, can be very unpeaceful places, and it seems like I've spent the past day or two arguing with more people than I've communicated with pleasantly.
by David Swanson
Comment Count 70 comments on Thu May 13, 2010 at 05:46 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Mother's Day has become a day about buying cards, making phone calls, and taking your mother to dinner. In comparison to what Christmas has evolved into, that's not bad. Yet that wasn't what ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 12, 2010 at 09:21 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
This last weekend I had the privilege of covering the International Peace and Disarmament Conference in New York City. I wrote about the event ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 03, 2010 at 07:20 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Progressive Activists to Celebrate, Educate in Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI – March 10, 2010 – Progressive activists including ...
by Tim Colenback
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 10, 2010 at 06:16 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The Nobel Prize given to Barack Obama must now be earned by a grassroots movement dedicated to peace. The award was given to an American president now ignobly intent on waging war. So the task of ...
by harveywasserman
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Dec 10, 2009 at 08:25 PM PST with 4 Recommends