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"King's dream did not envision accepting status quo militarism, racism, violence, or economic exploitation," writes Kendra Tappin.
Twelve Vermont-focused workshops will cover topics from nuclear weapons, activism 101, financing a peace economy, militarism in our lives, Israel and Palestine, the F35s, and the internal and external effects of war on our lives. Every workshop will ...
It will be the seventh offering in The Last Wednesdays Film Series Against militarism. According to presenters, "Citizenfour is" the second and most award winning project of producer Laura Poytras' trilogy of films concerning surveillance in post-9/11 ...
As a member of the International youth and students for Social Equality (IYSSE), I am running in the student elections at Eastern Michigan University to build a movement against militarism and war, the growth of social inequality and the danger of ...
Alamance NAACP and Alamance peace Action will host "50 years later: Dr. King's Warning on the Giant Triplets of Racism, Materialism and militarism," with Reiner Braun, co-president of the international peace Bureau, and Barrett Brown, president of ...
The US's support for Japan remilitarization - longstanding, and reaffirmed by the Trump administration - has emboldened Abe's militarism. Last December, his administration approved a record defense budget of $42.5 billion, the fifth consecutive ...
Recently, however, roughly coincident with the turn of the millennium, our admiration for defensive militarism has transformed into a pressing call for individual, do-it-yourself (DIY)-security citizenship.
In turn, the anti-militarism group Desarma Madrid, which brings together various organisations and activists, took part in a non-violent demonstration against the event.
Our concern is the implication of the logic of all things "command" as that will trigger a descend into militarism and this poses grave consequences for our pernicious walk to a democratic polity. The command economy will place into the hands of the ...
It promotes the necessity for a strong military, the writing of the Constitution to remove restrictions on the armed forces and patriotic education, whitewashing the crimes of Japanese militarism in the 1930s and 1940s. Moritomo Gakuen head Kagoike was ...
Daniel May has written an insightful and compelling analysis of the need and rationale for a new peace movement. His cogent piece particularly shines in its depiction of the ways that militarism has been shielded from democratic accountability and ...
50 years ago Dr. King inveighed against endless wars of US global empire, prophesying the next generations would be marching and rallying against US wars in Latin America, Asia and Africa unless there was a profound change in US priorities.
The Zapfenstreich is the supreme military ceremonial of the Bundeswehr and has its roots in Prussian militarism. In its present form it goes back to the military parade held in Berlin on May 12, 1838, in honour of the Russian tsar, Nicholas I ...
Smoke billowing after a reported air strike in the moderate opposition-held parts of the Jobar district, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, March 19.
The way in which US militarism is taken for granted mirrors the ways in which other forms of mass violence are deemed inevitable -- policing, deportation, the genocide and erasure of indigenous peoples, the exploitative market-driven health care system ...
The Deeply Disturbing Trump-Merkel Press Conference. Two lost world wars cured Germany of its militarism. American militarism has taken its place. 03/18/2017 10:59 am ET | Updated Mar 18, 2017. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters ...
Social movements have long sounded the alarm over the link between U.S.-led militarism and climate change, yet the Pentagon continues to evade accountability.
I came to these conversations a year and a half ago, when I was asked by the Colombe Foundation to help it determine how best to support new organizing against militarism. I began speaking with various organizers and leaders, both longtime antiwar ...
However, the same militarism has been displayed by Iran, whose relations with Turkey dampened mid-February, which is when the Israeli missile deal with India was finalised.
Finian Cunningham (born 1963) has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages. Originally from Belfast, Ireland, he is a Master's graduate in Agricultural chemistry and worked as a scientific editor for ...
The series explores how problems such as racism, sexism, classism, militarism and prejudice in the U.S. and throughout the world can be confronted effectively through dynamic efforts informed by social justice and nonviolent action.
In his speech, Dr. King identified the triplets of racism, militarism and materialism as the legacy we must overcome. Why triplets?
As a political vision, though, it couldn't be clearer: a kind of banana republic militarism designed to fleece taxpayers, enrich defense contractors, punish agencies deemed disloyal and screw the poor at every turn.
The only concern of Merkel, Hollande, Gentiloni et al. is the defense of the EU as a basis for escalating militarism, including colonial-style interventions and hostile action against Russia, and for the development of repressive police state measures ...
Alongside state Shintoism, the rescript served as a spiritual backbone for efforts to solidify Imperial rule, and worked as a driving force in promoting militarism after the introduction of the National Mobilization Law in 1938. The crux of the edict ...
A Chinese singer-songwriter has taken aim at the US over the deployment of the THAAD missile defense system in South Korea using the best weapon he has - his voice.
I came to these conversations a year and a half ago, when I was asked by the Colombe Foundation to help it determine how best to support new organizing against militarism. I began speaking with various organizers and leaders, both longtime antiwar ...
If politics is the art of the possible, what do supposedly progressive politicians and political organizations fight for after they decide that jobs, justice and peace are impossible?
President Donald Trump made a strident appeal to nationalism, corporatism and militarism in a speech Wednesday in the Detroit suburb of Ypsilanti, where he signaled his readiness to provide the Big Three US automakers with a massive profit windfall by ...
One on the North Side, on Capitol Drive and Teutonia Avenue, and another on the South Side at 43rd Street and National Avenue. The protests call directly for President Trump to lower military spending in an effort to "move the money from war and ...
In my earlier blogs, I have described how Euro-American Imperial militarism serves corporate interests through waging wars and encouraging the manufacturing of armaments that eradicate human beings for profit.
Two Meredith College students will study abroad this summer with the support of scholarships from the Gilman Foundation. The Gilman award is a prestigious national scholarship that supports students studying abroad.
By contrast, Trotsky explained that fascism was the expression of the basic tendencies of capitalism, which in periods of relative prosperity can afford the outward trappings of democracy, but in periods of crisis reverts to its basic inherent tendency ...
By contrast, Trotsky explained that fascism was the expression of the basic tendencies of capitalism, which in periods of relative prosperity can afford the outward trappings of democracy, but in periods of crisis reverts to its basic inherent tendency ...
US militarism expanded exponentially through the first two decades of the Twenty-First Century, and was embraced by both Democratic and Republican Presidents.
As a world-renowned public figure, he became increasingly political, taking up the cause of Zionism and speaking out against militarism and rearmament. In his native Germany, this made him an unpopular figure. After Nazi leader Adolf Hitler became ...
US militarism expanded exponentially through the first two decades of the Twenty-First Century, and was embraced by both Democratic and Republican Presidents.
US militarism expanded exponentially through the first two decades of the Twenty-First Century, and was embraced by both Democratic and Republican Presidents.
"People are going to be marching with you that were once against you," Barber told a multi-racial crowd.
The European Union is responding to the deepest crisis since its founding by further militarizing the continent and preparing for an economic showdown with the ...
It was a reflection of the "internationalism" that helped defeat the fascist and nationalist militarism of the 1930s and 1940s.
It's time for that to change, says the Coalition's Shahaf Weisbein. "The protest aimed to make militarism in academia more visible," Shahaf says.
The Feminist critique of militarism as a patriarchal instrument renders understandable the rejection of women's participation in state-armies as being 'empowering'.
The Feminist critique of militarism as a patriarchal instrument renders understandable the rejection of women's participation in state-armies as being 'empowering'.
The Democrats would surely like to replace Donald Trump at the earliest opportunity. But they show no inclination to fight Trump and his fellow Republicans over obscene military budgets funded by cuts to social programs.
Democrats and Trump Bid Up militarism. March 7, 2017. With Democrats lusting for a new and costly Cold War with Russia - and President Trump countering by hiring generals and shoveling more money into the Pentagon - the prospects for peace and ...
The personalization of politics and the elevation of anecdote as political justification is nowhere more visible or harmful than on issues of militarism. To simply state that every man and woman in uniform is a "hero" and move forward, allows the ...
All these experiences brought together the issues of poverty, militarism, racism, sexism, abortion and other pro-life issues into a seamless garment of action on behalf of justice.
But then minutes later in the same speech he seemed to forget what he just said about wasting money on militarism. He promised he would be "upgrading all of our military, all of our military, offensive, defensive, everything," in what would be "one of ...
The U.S. has reached a crossroads moment with memories and opinions offered by slain civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


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