Peace and Disarmament

03.06.2019

A Call to Invest in Peace Rally at the BLACKROCK shareholders’ meeting

A Call to Invest in Peace Rally at the BLACKROCK shareholders’ meeting

By Jhon Sánchez and Tim Kennedy May 23, at 7:30 am, a hundred protesters gathered in the rain to call out BLACKROCK investors and encourage divestment in the war machine. According to Code Pink, BLACKROCK is the top investor in weapons manufacturers such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman,… »

29.05.2019

Veterans For Peace Commemorate Memorial Day in NYC

Veterans For Peace Commemorate Memorial Day  in NYC

Sunday, May 26th, 2019 | Annual VFP Chapter 34 Memorial Day Observance in Battery Park, in front of the East Coast Memorial on the waterfront, near the Statue of Liberty Ferry. Speech given by Susan Schnall… »

28.05.2019

‘It Is Not a Forum for Coup-Mongering,…

‘It Is Not a Forum for Coup-Mongering,…

… Venezuelan Official Says After US Walks Out of Arms Control Conference “We regret that the representative of the United States and its docile allies continue to bring to this forum matters that are outside the mandate.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams A U.S. official… »

28.05.2019

U.S. Army: 0 — Internet: 1

U.S. Army: 0 — Internet: 1

By David Swanson The U.S. Army tweeted a harmless rah-rah tweet and got hit with a burst of reality never encountered on corporate-controlled media. Score one for the internet. The Army asked: “How has serving impacted you?” Here’s a tiny sample of the responses:… »

25.05.2019

American Militarism Destroying the Future of Humanity

American Militarism Destroying the Future of Humanity

“The culture of peace is universal. It is shared by people and nations Worldwide. Today’s “culture of war” is a US hegemonic project predicated on the creation of conflict and divisions within and between countries. It is this (unilateral) project of global warfare which is intent upon destroying civilization.”… »

23.05.2019

At least 100,000 infants die every year in ten conflict-zones, says report

At least 100,000 infants die every year in ten conflict-zones, says report

Every year in just ten conflict-affected countries at least 100,000 infants die who in the absence of conflict would survive, says a new report British charity Save the Children. The study applied the findings in The Lancet’s study to the ten worst conflict-affected countries, which estimates that in the last five… »

22.05.2019

The government of Colombia: its betrayal of the peace agreements and its two-sided discourse

The government of Colombia: its betrayal of the peace agreements and its two-sided discourse

Declaration of Colombians abroad, addressed to the international community to make visible the situation of misgovernment of Ivan Duque in Colombia, assassinations of social leaders, former FARC combatants, boycott of the Peace Accords, persecution of the JEP and little or no political will to continue the dialog with the ELN. »

22.05.2019

Face 2 Face with Zena Sawaged

Face 2 Face with Zena Sawaged

On this show we speak with Zena Sawaged of Code Pink about the divestment from war campaign and the May 23rd Black Rock direct action, which will take place during the company’s annual shareholders meeting. Protest at the annual BlackRock Shareholders Meeting Thursday, May 23rd 7:30 AM-8:30 AM… »

21.05.2019

Understanding NATO, Ending War

Understanding NATO, Ending War

On April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, better known as NATO, marked the 70th anniversary of its existence with a conference attended by the foreign ministers of member nations in Washington DC. This will be complemented by a meeting of the heads of state of member nations in… »

20.05.2019

Paris joins the ICAN Cities Appeal

Paris joins the ICAN Cities Appeal

May 17, 2019 The City of Paris has become the first French city – and the second capital city of a nuclear-armed state – to support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons. Paris has endorsed the ICAN Cities Appeal, expressing the cities support for the Treaty and… »

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