Remembering Past Wars and Preventing the Next

06.04.2017 - Pressenza New York

Remembering Past Wars and Preventing the Next
Left to right: Glen Ford, Alice Slater, Maria Santelli, Joanne Sheehan, David Swanson (Image by David Andersson)

A discussion on April 3, 2017 at NYU Law School, to mark 100 years since the United States entered World War I, and 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. made his famous speech against war. A new movement to end all war is growing.

Video by Edward Briody

Joanne Sheehan, Coordinator of War Resisters League New England, former Chair of War Resisters’ International, and co-editor of Handbook for Nonviolent Campaigns. Maria Santelli, executive director of Center on Conscience and War, founding director of the New Mexico GI Rights Hotline. Glen Ford, activist, journalist, radio host, executive editor of the Black Agenda Report. Alice Slater, New York Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, member of the Global Council of Abolition 2000, member of the Coordinating Committee of World Beyond War. David Swanson, director of World Beyond War, author of books including War Is A Lie and When the World Outlawed War.

Categories: Nonviolence, North America, Opinions, Peace and Disarmament, video

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