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"Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. diagnosed America's sickness: When machines and computers, profit motives and property rights, are considered more important than people, the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism are incapable of being conquered.”

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty. This landmark global agreement was adopted in New York on 7 July 2017.

How to Resist Trump's Shock Doctrine

A major crisis could redraw the political map overnight, explains Naomi Klein, giving Trump and his crew free rein to ram through their most extreme ideas. But these tactics can be resisted. See short video here. https://interc.pt/2rrVKee

Grace Lee Boggs, at 100 years, remembered

Her vision and analysis from her last days, here from 2014, as true as ever. more

 

Support Standing Rock, stop the pipeline

Latest news at https://www.standingrock.org/ and the Indigenous Environmental Network

Keepers of the Fire: Fostering Dialogue to Change Sexism

Free download of 33 p. booklet by Sarah Pirtle, Traprock Center for Peace & Justice   (more)

A Vision for Black Lives

Who's got what in the USA?

Millions of people have watched this video on Wealth Inequality in America.

"Project Unspeakable"

a theatrical work on the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy. more...

Transition Times Blog

We are in a time of transition -- which way will it go? Follow this excellent blog from Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez: latest entry

"Money or Life: What makes us really rich"

Now in English! Free download (39 pages pdf) of a German essay by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen on our relationship with the money economy -- and alternatives.

Welcome to the Women and Life on Earth internet project

on women and peace, ecology and global justice worldwide. more 
Active in Germany for a decade, we continue as part of the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice, based in Western Massachusetts. In November 2017 we returned to Bonn for citizen action before, during and after the UN Climate Change Conference. more

What's new?

February 17, 2018

From PyeongChang to Lasting Peace

Read the latest from Korea -- North and South -- with moving video of finale of North Korean concert in the South... but also: "US-led War Games: The greatest obstacle to peace" [more...]

February 16, 2018

It's Time to Deal With Trumputin's Second Amendment Idiocy

"The Second Amendment is now being deliberately misinterpreted by a predatory industry, a corrupt corporate elite, and an uncaring, would-be dictator. They are protecting the bottom line of a for-profit industry with not a shred of conscience or concern for the security of a free state or the law..." [more...]

February 15, 2018

V-Day celebrates 20th anniversary of action against violence

Twenty years ago, Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues gave birth to V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against all women and girls (cisgender, transgender, and gender non-conforming). [more...]

February 10, 2018

While the Two Koreas Talk, Trump Is Throwing Shade

Christine Ahn: "The White House seems hell bent on hijacking an Olympic moment of inter-Korean unity... By now it’s clear that serious military plans are being drawn up to strike North Korea before its missiles can carry a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the mainland." [more...]

February 05, 2018

Korea: What the Generals Aren’t Telling You

In this well researched piece, Mina Hamilton gives us all another reason -- in fact 24 of them -- for why a war in Korea must be unimaginable. [more...]

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