Our rights should be restated, so the rights of any citizen shall be the rights of all citizens.
Everything that causes injustice must be uprooted, within the structures under which we live, but also, and perhaps more importantly, within the consciousness of the individual.
Regardless of who is our president, from either of the two ‘War Parties’, military spending has been going through the roof.
“If you also wish to be part of the worldwide movement to end violence in all of its forms, you are welcome to sign the online pledge of ‘The People's Charter to Create a Nonviolent World’.”
Like many of the issues facing humanity, modern day slavery demands a coordinated consistent approach, cooperation and commitment, nor just among governments, but between nongovernmental organizations, and multinational corporations.
Remove the psychological clutter and Love will shine forth, bringing clarity and lasting change, within the individual and by extension society.
It remains to be seen whether military service will ultimately narrow or broaden social gaps.
“We have recently been discussing your ongoing courageous struggle to liberate yourselves from more than 100 years of occupation, first by the Netherlands, briefly and brutally by Japan during World War II, and now by Indonesia.”
I would like to announce the publication of a book which discusses the things that I have experienced during my 67 years of work in the peace movement.
Sharpening truth with moral outrage and clever, insightful ridicule is precisely how we weaponize it.