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How can we bridge the political divisions between our governments at this time of heightened tensions and rhetoric of war?
Mar 21, 2014, 5:04pm Joan Whitacre
Whole Women Healing (WWH), an affiliate of the Fellowship of Reconcilation, has re-awakened. Our mission, to facilitate healing and empowerment of women for a more peaceful world, has been restored to active duty!Why is this mission vital to...
Feb 4, 2014, 12:10am Susana Pimiento
By Susana PimientoMany of us drive every day without stopping to think how or what they are made automobiles, who manufacture the component parts, under what conditions and what the labor struggles of the workers are.The first weekend of 2014 went...
Feb 3, 2014, 4:39pm Susana Pimiento
By Susana PimientoEn EspañolMany of us drive every day, giving little thought to how our cars are made, what are they made of, who makes the different components, under what labor conditions, and what struggles the workers wage.The...
Dec 19, 2013, 6:57pm John Lindsay-Poland
A new report from the Meso-American Working GroupAnalysis and Recommendations for LegislatorsSign the petition to stop funding the drug war in Meso-America.Download the whole report (33 pages).Executive SummaryU.S. security...
Sep 19, 2013, 12:44pm John Lindsay-Poland
Presentation at annual dinner of Marin Task Force on the AmericasBy John Lindsay-Poland, Fellowship of ReconciliationIt is extraordinary that such a deep, broad and intense opposition to extended war has, for now, stopped those who would...
Jul 31, 2013, 8:47pm John Lindsay-Poland
How to Turn the U.S.-Mexican Border into a War Zone Written by Todd MillerOriginally published by Tom DispatchThe first thing I did at the Border Security Expo in Phoenix this March was climb the brown “explosion-resistant”...
Mar 5, 2013, 10:21am John Lindsay-Poland
By John Lindsay-PolandThe Fellowship of Reconciliation organized a delegation of pastors, students, activists and artists to Ciudad Juárez and El Paso from February 9 to 16. Here is one person’s report.They drove in four SUVs on the...
Feb 14, 2013, 1:48pm FOR
The work of active nonviolence is alive and well on this Valentine’s Day, thanks to you.Today, an intergenerational delegation of ten U.S. community leaders, led by FOR staffer John Lindsay-Poland, are in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to...
Feb 8, 2013, 5:19pm John Lindsay-Poland
Local residents from San Dionisio del Mar (Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico) are protesting the construction of a huge wind farm in their community.  Their prolonged and energetic resistance has been met with violent repression and even...
Jan 29, 2013, 5:33pm FOR
The following statement was issued from the Second Conference of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity to express support for President Obama’s proposals for stricter gun laws. John Lindsay-Poland represented FOR at the ...