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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.
Feb 11, 2013, 6:21pm Linda Kelly
This weekend, February 15 - 18, 2013, thirteen youth from across the nation will bring their vision, enthusiasm, skills, and stories to the first gathering of Young Pacifist and Proud – A Radical Interfaith Revisioning of the World.  Young ,...
Dec 29, 2012, 2:36pm Michael Harrington
I turned 18 in 1970, and was registered for the draft for the Vietnam war. To the dismay of my father, a career Army officer, I requested conscientious objector status. My Methodist youth pastor helped me walk through the C.O. process with the help...
Jan 26, 2012, 12:56pm Mark Johnson
The crowds yesterday and today in Tahrir Square, Cairo, obscure the experience of a visit in recent weeks. Tahrir has a raw worn look these days, not as hospitable as two years ago when a small group of activists from around the world practiced...
Nov 16, 2011, 1:11pm Susana Pimiento
On October 7, as the Occupy Wall Street movement was starting to get media attention in the United States, Colombian students held a big mobilization, inaugurating a series of massive nationwide protests and events. Despite a government smear...
Oct 21, 2011, 2:38am Shauen V. T. Pearce
Current FOR status: Discontinued.Far from being the socially conscious company they claim to be, Starbucks’ actions reveal they vigorously support the lethal Pro-Gun Agenda. This agenda is significantly increasing everyone’s risk of...
Aug 1, 2011, 9:57pm Shauen V. T. Pearce
Current FOR status: Discontinued. This is an archive of FOR’s work from 2008 to 2014.A Peoples’ and NGO Initiative to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of ActionTo honor the 10th anniversary of...
Jul 25, 2011, 1:08pm FOR
Trond Gunnar Rasmussen, chairperson of the Fellowship of Reconciliation - Norway, sent the following message today to branches of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR) throughout the world.Dear IFOR friends,As our handful...
May 11, 2011, 5:18pm Linda Kelly
Each year the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) awards an international, a national, and a local peace prize to individuals or organizations whose commitment to peace, justice, and reconciliation is recognized as a life-long commitment.This...
May 2, 2011, 6:33pm Linda Kelly
This week is the final run for FOR’s video ad for peace in the hub of New York City. The ad that was launched on March 23rd has been showing once an hour for 18 hours a day on the CBS billboard, a huge, 560-square-foot LED screen located on 42nd...