Once again this year, the clear winner, in not just women’s soccer and incarceration, but also in militarism, is the United States of America
, sweeping nearly every category of military insanity with seemingly effortless ease. Find all of last year’s and this year’s maps here:bit.ly/mappingmilitarism
Today is four months since the Washington Post printed “War on Iran Is Probably Our Best Option.” Miraculously, we’re still here.
More News and Events:
A CALL TO ACTION: September 22, 2015 in Washington, DC
What Are Foreign Military Bases For?
Talk Nation Radio: David Vine on U.S. Bases Around the World
Document Shows CIA Reaction to Finding No WMD in Iraq
Recognition Of PeaceWorkers
Is War Ever an Answer?
Hermes in the Anthropocene: a dogologue
Call for Sanity on Sixtieth Anniversary of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto
How Can This Still Be Happening in Our World?
Killing Crabs and Arabs
The 51-Day Genocide
Veterans Call on Israel to Free International Flotilla, End Siege of Gaza
Sailing — Again — to Break the Israeli Naval Blockade of Gaza
CrossTalk: Cold War Redux
US, Saudi must be held accountable for war crimes: Peace activist
Iraqi Voices Are Screaming from Far Away
Talk Nation Radio: Andre Vltchek on Exposing Lies of the Empire
Before the Dawn
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July 16-17, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Uranium Film Festival 2015
July 25, Newark, NJ, Million People’s March Against Police Brutality, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequality
August 4-22, Black Hills of South Dakota, Satyagraha Institute
August 6, Washington, D.C., Peace Witness at Pentagon
August 6, Toronto, Canada, Hiroshima Nagasaki Coalition
August 6-9, Britain, Hiroshima Nagasaki Days 2015
August 6-9, Germany, Hiroshima Nagasaki Days 2015
August 6-9, Paris, France, Jeûne-action international Hiroshima-Nagasaki
August 6-9, France, Dynamique d’actions contre le nucléaire militaire. Il y a 70 ans : bombardements atomiques d’Hiroshima et Nagasaki
Aug 6, Livermore, CA., 70 Years of Nuclear Weapons – At What Cost?
August 6 – 9 in Santa Fe, NM: Campaign Nonviolence National Conference
(Aug 6 – Mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima with the annual sackcloth and ashes peace vigil and call for nuclear disarmament near the National Labs.
Aug 9 – Mark the 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki with the annual sackcloth and ashes peace vigil and call for nuclear disarmament near the National Labs.)
August 6 in Hiroshima, Japan: “August 6, 2015 will be the 70th anniversary of the bombing [of Hiroshima]. Annually, there are events such as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony, with guest speakers, and the Lantern Floating Ceremony, in which lanterns float on the river as petitions for peace. Additional special events for the 70th anniversary are to be announced.”
August 8 in Australia, Hiroshima Day Vigil.
August 9 in Nagasaki, Japan: [August 9, 2015 will be the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki. Commemoration events are held annually and, as with Hiroshima, it is expected that additional special events for the 70th anniversary are to be announced.]
August 14-15, New York State, Kateri Peace Conference
Voices for Creative Nonviolence is organizing a counter-drone-war march that will begin with a send-off on the evening of August 17 in Madison, WI and end on August 25 at Volk Field Air National Guard drone base outside the town of Camp Douglas, WI, about a 90 mile walk. For more details and contact information: http://vcnv.org/let-it-shine
August 27 Chicago – David Swanson speaking
Sept 7-12. London, England. Stop the Arms Fair – week of action 2015
Sept 11-13, Belgrade, Serbia, European IPPNW Conference
September 20 – 27, Everywhere: Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions 2015
September 22, Washington, D.C., SOWING THE SEEDS OF HOPE: From Congress to the White House
Upstate (NY) Drone Action is planning a march starting October 7 from Hancock Air National Guard base drone control center outside Syracuse to the drone control center at the Niagara Falls Air National Guard Base. The route of the march has not been determined; the distance is about 170 miles.
October 16-17 in Seoul, Republic of Korea: Stopping the War Business
October 26 or 27, Paris, France, Don’t Nuke the Climate – International day of action
November – date TBD in Nagasaki, Japan: Annual Pugwash Conference
November 13-14, London, England, Medact Two-Day Forum 2015: Health Through Peace
November 16-19 – Johannesburg, South Africa. Symposium on Nuclearisation of Africa
November 22-24, Fort Benning, Ga., USA: Protest at School of the Americas
December 12, Paris, France, Global Climate March at COP21
More nuclear disarmament events here. (Thanks to Joe Scarry!)
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