Peace and War

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) –…

The President’s Leftovers

THE PRESIDENT’S “LEFTOVERS” By Rob Macon As the election approaches, President Obama prepares to walk the Oval Office one final time. Many agree Obama has done an outstanding job concerning the nation’s economy. Then there are what we can identify as “leftovers.” Leftovers are conditions prevailing during the Obama Administration, as well as past presidents,…

The More Effective Evil

The More Effective Evil by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action In planning this issue of Change Links, we sought commentary on post-primary, pre-general election directions for the movement from progressive Democrats for Bernie, the Peace & Freedom Party, Freedom Socialist Party and anarchists, with little or no response. Instead we are running the information you see…

Ukraine on the Road to US Hegemony

by Ron Spriestersbach The war in Ukraine is not a reaction to Russian aggression. It is the result of a US-orchestrated coup in February 2014 which threatened the security of Russia. The coup was organized by Victoria Nuland of the State Dept., the wife of Robert D. Kagan, a co-founder of the Project for a…

The Overwhelmed Peace Movement

Inevitability? The Overwhelmed Peace Movement by WINSLOW MYERS There was a major story in Time magazine this week that military personnel were cheating on competency tests relating to the command and control of American nuclear missiles. This was one more confirmation of what we already know in our hearts but prefer not to examine too…

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