Friday, April 19, 2024

Tag: peace

Good Cops/ Bad Cops

“It is time for the myriad of good cops out there to speak up and speak out against their fellows in blue who shoot and kill the innocent and unarmed... Period!”

Nonviolent Revolt in the Twenty-First Century

“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’.”

Lament for Humanity: A 50 Year Reflection

“I am not going to get another 50 years to try to create the world of peace, justice and sustainability for which many of us strive but I am going to use every single moment of the time I have left.”

Why Peace People Should Care About Money in Politics

While millions of people all over the world are being killed and injured by wars and violence, a small few are making billions from the never-ending war machine.

The Top Nine Developments that Defined the Struggle between Democracy and...

“Just as democracy and peace are mutually reinforcing, perpetual war and perpetual corruption are mutually reinforcing. The concentrated power involved in conducting war corrupts; corruption undermines democracy, the surest way to peace.”

The Real Enemy Is Within

"There will be no genuine democratic, social, economic or political reform until we destroy our permanent war machine." It's time we confront the war industry and the crimes of an empire.

Peace and the Ideology of Greed and Division

Cooperation, tolerance and, crucially, sharing the worlds resources equitably amongst the people of the world, these would go a long way towards establishing social justice and trust, which in turn would help facilitate peace.

VIDEO: Henry Siegman, Leading US Jewish Voice for Peace: 'Give Up...

Both Jewish and Palestinian women from the group, Women Wage Peace, are holding a hunger strike in a call for a renewal of peace negotiations. Henry Siegman discusses the situation with Democracy Now.

A Century of Women Working for Peace

Deeply committed peace activists from around the globe gathered in The Hague, Amsterdam this week marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of WILPF, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, where women have been working for peace for more than a century.

Nobel Laureates Call on 'Militaristic' US to Renew Pledge to Protect...

Democracy Now is joined by three women Nobel Peace Prize winners, who gathered to mark the anniversary of the International Congress of Women and to discuss how to build peace in the future. Watch as they lead the way for a women’s peace movement.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.