Posts Tagged ‘peace’
BY STEVE WATKINS
A small band of protestors, armed with DayGlo green picket signs, marched through downtown Fort Worth on Friday night. In the wake of what CNN dubbed the deadliest attack on police officers since 9/11, people of all ethnicities...
After French policeman Ahmed Merabet was killed outside the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris last week, his brother Malek said, “My brother was Muslim, and he was killed by two terrorists, by two false Muslims. Islam is a relig...
We’re 10 years past the Twin Towers attack and still fighting wars in its name. Can we open our eyes in time?
After witnessing the first jetliner crash into the Twin Towers on that Sept. 11 morning, a friend’s wife and 7-year-old daughter fled to their nearby Manhattan loft and ran to the roof to look around. From there, they saw the...
Today’ marks the 30th anniversary of the assassination of pop music’s greatest peace advocate. Rolling Stone is featuring John Lennon on the cover along with a story written from a nine-hour interview he gave just t...
Rita Marie Johnson wants to seed American society with nonviolent kids.
Rita Marie Johnson is arguably one of the most successful peace advocates in the world. But you won’t see her marching in the street in protest of the war in Afghanistan or picketing outside a military base.
Military schools have studied the science of war for hundreds if not thousands of years. Serious scholarship on how to stop wars or avoid them is a lot harder to come by – but a group of women peace activists and North Te...
Stepping off the curb earns a reporter eight years of threats but no day in court.
Lyrics to an old Johnny Cash song run through my brain with every trip to my mailbox.
Women from around the world will converge on North Texas this summer to talk about the never-ending battle — against war.
The three former Peace Corps volunteers were armed with nothing but words and the trust that two warring countries had placed in them.