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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.
Dec 4, 2013, 11:37am Robert J. Burrowes
As we evaluate the outcomes of the recent U.N. climate negotiations in Warsaw, one lesson that we are invited to learn, again, relates to our strategy for getting effective action taken on the ongoing climate catastrophe and other critical...
Nov 26, 2013, 8:58pm FOR Colombia
El Espectador accompanied a pilgrimage that sought to enter, without weapons, the paramilitary heart of Urabá in Antioquia Department. Here is a translation of its report.By Camilo Segura ÁlvarezOn August 31, Buenaventura Hoyos, a peasant...
Nov 15, 2013, 3:17pm Kathy Kelly
This article/conversation is by Dr. Hakim and the Afghan Peace VolunteersOn October 22, 2013, the Afghan Peace Volunteers (APVs) in Kabul, Afghanistan, had a Skype conversation with peace activists at Gangjeong Village on Jeju Island, South...
Nov 8, 2013, 4:34pm FOR
Last night on MSNBC, Rachel Maddow interviewed Congressman John Lewis, his aide and co-author Andrew Aydin, and artist/cartoonist Nate Powell. She introduces the ten-minute segment with these words: This is a comic book that was originally published...
Oct 11, 2013, 4:55pm Carol Bragg
For 18 months, starting November 2011, I was part of the Civil Rights Scholars Team for a joint project of JPMorgan Chase and The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change digitizing the papers of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther...
Sep 25, 2013, 4:59pm Robert J. Burrowes
As we approach the International Day of Nonviolence on October 2, which recognizes Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, one challenge we face is to celebrate his life in a way that Gandhi himself would have found meaningful. Gandhi was not a man of...