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Brew not Bullets! Starbucks Boycott
Launched on Valentine’s Day 2012, we will not stop until Starbucks bans guns from their stores and are an aggressive advocate for sane gun laws.
Research Delegation to Venezuela
Stronger Together: A look at agriculture, economic systems and reform in Venezuela
USSF Joint Struggle Delegation to the World Social Forum Free Palestine
Social movements will gather in Brazil in November 2012 to organize for a free Palestine, a struggle at the heart of the movement for global justice.
Sep 3, 2014, 6:07pm FOR
At the Fellowship of Reconciliation, a cornerstone of our mission is seeking an end to militarization, violence, and the root causes of violence.And so, in the days after Michael Brown’s murder in Ferguson, Missouri, FOR dispatched...
Jul 23, 2014, 5:43am Kathy Kelly
Kabul— On July 10, 2014, in New York State, Judge David Gideon sentenced Mary Anne Grady Flores to a year in prison and fined her $1,000 for photographing a peaceful demonstration at the U.S. Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing at Hancock...
Jul 11, 2014, 10:45pm Jim Murphy
 Drone Resister Sentenced to One Year in PrisonBase’s Order of Protection Begs Judgement On July 10, grandmother of three, Mary Anne Grady Flores was sentenced to one year in prison for being found guilty of violating an order of...
Jul 11, 2014, 10:45pm Jim Murphy
 Drone Resister Sentenced to One Year in PrisonBase’s Order of Protection Begs Judgement On July 10, grandmother of three, Mary Anne Grady Flores was sentenced to one year in prison for being found guilty of violating an order of...
Apr 21, 2014, 3:26pm Joe Groves
Guns, Surveillance, and ResistanceWe tend to think of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a matter of foreign affairs. At one level that is correct—the visible locus of the conflict is “over there,” between “other people.” What is less...
Apr 21, 2014, 2:34pm Ibrahim Al-Assil
“Terrorism does not fight terrorism" declares a Syrian protest sign, emphasizing that the brutal Assad regime and the repressive Islamist extremists are two sides of the same coin. The sign tells a story.Two civil resistance groups,...
Apr 2, 2014, 11:25am Carol Bragg
In the spring of 1988, I somewhat belatedly became involved in the anti-apartheid movement.  I had worked for the American Friends Service Committee (Quakers) in Rhode Island for 16 years on peace and justice issues. My position was slated to...
Mar 31, 2014, 4:43pm Joe Groves
The Invisible Presence of Palestinian NonviolenceI’ve often heard the question, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” in articles, conversations, emails, as an audience question, in discussions with peace activists. The question is usually well-...