Peace and the Elections: Daily Peace Index falls flat

If peace had been a focal point for either of the major party Presidential candidates, one might expect the Daily Peace Culture Index for the US to climb in the days surrounding the election. The Peace Index measures how much discussion there is in the United States relating to peace and nonviolence. Instead, the DPCIUS/PAXi […]

Video: Julian Assange speaks from the balcony

Thanks to Rose for posting this on FB: (excerpt from) Click above for video Julian Assange has made his first public appearance in the two months since he took refuge at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He thanked the hundreds of people gathered outside the embassy for their support, claiming it was their resolve […]

Prez cand Stein (G) would pardon Bradley Manning

Dr. Jill Stein released a video statement today in support of Pfc. Bradley Manning, in coordination with today’s Occupy the Justice Department actions

Green Party seeks abolition of Prison Nation and Police State abuses in the US

Greens promote sane justice system and security policies, including a halt to the War on Drugs and constitutional violations

Bill McKibben, Don’t be Fooled by Obama’s Keystone Cop-out

Now is the time to Turn Up the Heat on getting Obama to permanently end the Keystone XL pipeline. We need to force Obama to reject the pipeline NOW! Let’s not snatch defeat from the jaws of victory! We are winning, but we haven’t won on the issue. Obama doesn’t want to make this decision […]

Laurence Tribe Decries Unconstitutional Treatment of Private Bradley Manning

A few days after Barack Obama gave that inspiring acceptance speech, having won the Democratic nomination for the presidency, Laurence Tribe, the preeminent constitutional law professor and scholar at Harvard Law School, circulated a letter about just how smart Obama is.  Tribe hired him as a research assistant during his first year of law school, […]

Stop torturing Bradley Manning: Key government resignation underscores need to support PFC Manning

Below is an e-mail alert about Bradley Manning from Voters for Peace. There is also an interesting piece about Manning on their website. A speech given at Busboys and Poets: here. From: Voters for Peace Date: March 15, 2011 The time is now to increase our efforts to free Bradley Manning. This Sunday, a rally […]

WikiLeaks demands Google and Facebook unseal US subpoenas: Protect Julian Assange, protect yourself

Note from KW: This story shows the tactics the government is going to use against you — you environmentalist, you activist, you peacenik — if you get in their way… (excerpt from) The Guardian UK WikiLeaks demands Google and Facebook unseal US subpoenas Call comes after revelation that US has tried to force Twitter to […]

Stop the Inhumane Treatment of Bradley Manning

More info and action link at here. Bradley Manning is the 23-year-old Army Private accused of leaking classified documents to Wikileaks. For the last five months, he has been detained in solitary confinement enduring conditions that are cruel, inhumane, and bordering on torture… Bradley Manning deserves humane treatment while he awaits trial.

US War Criminals Threaten WikiLeaks and Private Manning

KW: I daresay I would not agree with all the articles on the WSWS website. Though, I love how this author framed the WikiLeaks story and put it in perspective… (excerpt from) World Socialist Web Site US war criminals threaten WikiLeaks, Private Manning Opinion by Patrick Martin / 5 August 2010 The drumbeat of calls […]

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