Peace and War

Veterans For Peace: Reject Trump’s Military Build Up

Veterans For Peace: Reject Trump’s Military Build Up http://www.veteransforpeace.org/our-work/position-statements/veterans-peace-rejects-president-trumps-military-build Veterans For Peace calls for a reduction in the Pentagon budget and an increase in spending to meet human needs at home and abroad. As military veterans from WWII to the current era of conflicts, who have trained for, and in many cases, fought in U.S….

Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide

Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide by Dan Kovalik – December 14, 2016   A follow-up on our brief report last month on the No vote rejecting the Colombia peace accords between the government and the FARC guerrillas, which has now been revived in modified form by…

Peacemakers Honor Roll

Submitted by Ray Jones (third installment) For eminent distinction in character, valor, integrity, fortitude and altruism, these exemplary people are worthy of recognition for their convictions, determination, higher principles and intelligence with perseverance in conscience and dignity.–RJ Hélder Câmara (1909–1999) – Brazil archbishop, liberation theologian, opponent of military dictatorship Pierre Cérésole (1879–1945) – Swiss engineer,…

Are We Headed Toward World War Three?

IS THE PLANET HEADED FOR A THIRD WORLD WAR? By Ron Spriestersbach For this article, I read eleven articles by eleven different authors. Nearly all of them raised the question of the day: Is the planet headed for World III? But there was one article which truly astounded and scared me. This was “The Warnings…

Colombia Peace Process Suffers Setback

Columbian Government and FARC signed a Peace Accord, but Voters Reject It Statement of the Colombia Peace Project on the Peace Accord between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas: After four years of negotiations, the FARC guerrillas and the Colombian government have reached a peace agreement. The Colombia Peace Project endorses the accord; but…

Pacifist Honor Roll, part 1

PACIFIST HONOR ROLL Commemoration and Congratulations submitted by Ray Jones (first installment) For celebrated eminence and distinction in character, valor, integrity, fortitude, and altruism these exemplary esteemed are worthy of tribute and recognition for their convictions and determination to higher principles and intelligence with perseverance in conscience and dignity. A: Hafsat Abiola (b. 1974) –…

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