77th Year of the A-Bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki:
Speakers: Reiner Braun, Executive Director of the International Peace Bureau (Berlin), Phillis Bennis, Director, New Internationalism Project, Institute for Policy Studies
The Democratic Party is unquestioningly supporting an endless proxy war and has been reluctant to press President Biden to prioritize a negotiated settlement to the war. Joseph Gerson July 12, 2022 https://www.commondreams.org/views/2022/07/12/global-nato-alliance-european-left-and-crack-everything It is no secret that the United States and NATO are engaged in a proxy war with Russia, perhaps to be fought to the last Ukrainian. In June, as heads of state gathered in Madrid for the Alliance’s annual summit, I joined more than 10,000 … Continue reading →
By Sara Flounders posted on July 8, 2022
Three very different international meetings were held during the week of June 23-30. The three “summits” confirm a growing global divide. It is worth examining these meetings; who attended, and especially what they projected. Two focused on confrontation and military escalation — in sharp contrast to the first – BRICS – which focused on cooperation, sustainable development and trade.
Ann Wright reports on anti-NATO protests and declarations on the sidelines of the military alliance’s recent summit in Madrid.
I was one of hundreds who attended the “NO to NATO” peace summit June 26-27 and one of tens of thousands who marched for “NO to NATO” in Madrid a few days before the leaders of the 30 NATO countries arrived in the city to map out NATO’s future military actions.
Two conferences, the Peace Summit and the Counter-Summit, provided opportunities for Spaniards and international delegations to hear the impact of ever-increasing military budgets on NATO countries that give weaponry and personnel to the war mongering capabilities of NATO at the expense of health, education, housing and other true human security needs. Continue reading →
This Sunday, July 10, 4 pm CEST,
a powerful Speech against War by Germany’s most prominent peace activist, Dr. Eugen Drewermann, will be broadcast on YouTube with English subtitles.
Jul 21, 2022 10:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada) Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvdOiprTIsGNNXh9QvHulPwFU1kysugQxB
The international network ‘No-to-War No-to-Nato’ is outraged by the decision of NATO’s heads of government to further increase confrontation, militarization and globalization instead of opting for dialogue, disarmament and peaceful co-existence.
In Madrid, NATO approved a new strategic concept. NATO claims to be an alliance based on shared democratic values, working towards just and inclusive peace and is a bulwark for a rules-based international order. In reality, in NATO-countries like Poland, Hungary and Turkey, Continue reading →
Mark your calender:
Co-sponsored by CODEPINK & Veterans For Peace
SHUT DOWN CREECH, Fall Action
October 15-22 (Saturday to Saturday)
Peoples Dispatch https://youtu.be/cmf3rAK9utM
European Summer University of Social Movements https://www.esu22.eu/en/program/forums/f32-war-peace