Digging for Peace- Resisting Nuclear Weapons

by Brian Terrell, published on Countercurrents, November 18, 2021 On Wednesday, October 20, I joined “Vrede Scheppen,” “Create Peace,” about 25 peace activists from the Netherlands, Germany and Austria at the airbase at Volkel, Netherlands, making a plea for an end to nuclear weapons. This base is home to two Dutch F16 fighter wings and the United States Air Force[…]

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U.S. role exposed Masses resist Sudan coup

by Sara Flounders, published on International Action Center, November 2, 2021 Incredible exposure of U.S. actions to humiliate and impoverish the Sudanese people and destabilize Sudan.   And the hypocrisy of it all.  The U.S. wants Sudan to pay sanctions to U.S. victims of their wars when they don’t have money to eat.   Of course the US would never consider doing[…]

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Israeli Apartheid Profiteering Zim Ship Forced Out of Oakland

Staff, published on BlockTheBoat.org, June 6, 2021 Oakland and the broader Bay Area have once again achieved a historic Boycott, Divest and Sanctions Movement (BDS) victory for Palestine. For a full day on Friday, June 4, 2021, after weeks of organizing, community members mobilized by the thousands to the Port of Oakland to block the Israeli ZIM-operated Volans cargo ship[…]

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Who Is Clare Grady and Why Should We Care that She is in Federal Prison?

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on Covert Action, February 15, 2021 On April 4, 2018—a date symbolically chosen because it is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination—Clare Grady and six other activists broke into the Kings Bay Submarine base in St. Mary’s, Georgia, the largest nuclear submarine base in the world. They carried hammers and baby bottles filled[…]

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Embassy Protectors: An Epic Act of Resistance in Our Times

by Lauren Smith, published on Black Agenda Report, January 29 2020 Their true crime is their brilliant defense of international law, and Venezuela’s sovereign right to self-determination against Yankee imperialism. “People of conscience must ensure all charges are dropped.” On February 11th, four American peace activists, known as the Embassy Protectors Collective , will be tried before the U.S. empire for[…]

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Can the Religious Left Take Down Nuclear Weapons?

by Sam Husseini, published on CounterPunch, November 22, 2019 Pope Francis will travel to Hiroshima and Nagasaki this weekend. On Sunday, he will give a public address at the ground-zero site of the nuclear attack on Nagasaki. He is expected to give the clearest articulation yet of the Vatican’s position, since 2017, that condemns the “very possession” of nuclear weapons.[…]

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Plowshares 7 Guilty! An Account of the Trial

By Ralph Hutchison, 0ublished on World BEYOND War, October 2019  Kangaroo courts seem to be the order of the day.   After just 3 days the Plowshares 7, Catholic Worker antiwar activists who entered a the Kings Bay Naval Base where Trident nuclear weapons are stockpiled to highlight the danger of the United States aggressive nuclear weapons policy, were convicted on[…]

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On Eve of Trial Judge Limits Plowshares’ Seven Defense

The Plowshares 7 are a group of peace activists have been jailed since April 4, 2018 for civil resistance to the US Nuclear Weapons program.   They entered the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in Georgia  to protest U.S. nuclear weapons on April 4, 2018,  the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination. Armed with hammers, crime scene tape and baby[…]

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