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End U.S. Military Aid to Colombia
Changing US policy from guns and military training to supporting the displaced and treating addiction at home
Aug 30, 2013, 8:54pm Mohja Kahf
I hear the roar of pain from my Syria, hear it loud, hear it every day, in minute detail, with names of friends and relatives attached; it not only breaks my heart but in Syria it breaks whole lives.Let no one deny the horrific massacres of...
Aug 30, 2013, 2:54pm FOR
Aug 30, 2013, 11:46am Leila Zand
By Joshua BrollierTo those who think the United States should intervene in Syria,Remember this is the same United States which;is still deeply involved in two failed wars of aggression in Iraq and Afghanistan that have lasted for over a...
Aug 6, 2013, 10:15am Lucas Johnson
It was a joy and an honor to join our co-laborers at the War Resisters League from August 1 through 4 in Washington, D.C. Fellowship of Reconciliation staff colleague Ethan Vesely-Flad and I joined about 200 people for the gathering in the capital...
Aug 6, 2013, 9:18am Anita Kromberg and Richar...
Nelson Mandela was in prison for most of the years that we were employed as nonviolent activists and trainers by the International Fellowship of Reconciliation in South Africa (1983-1992), so he did not have any direct impact on us during the early...
Jul 31, 2013, 7:47pm 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”...
Jul 19, 2013, 9:26am Rene Wadlow
With U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry making a concerted effort to mediate the Israeli-Palestine tensions, it is an opportune time to read Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta’s Refusing to Be Enemies. As Dore Gold, president of the Jersualem Center for...
Jul 3, 2013, 12:17pm Susana Pimiento
News from the Continental Campaign Against Military BasesOn June 22, about a hundred activists held a nonviolent protest at the gate of the Fuerte Aguayo Chilean Naval Base, in the coastal town of Concón, 90 miles northwest of Santiago. They...