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World Beyond War A Global Movement to End All War - Will You Sign on?
Society & Culture  (tags: War, peace, global movement, worldbeyondwar.org, warisacrime.org )

Angelika
- 89 days ago - worldbeyondwar.org
A Global Movement to End All War. (Still forming,not launched; join the planning If you want to end war ! )
Stop War: Buy Conflict-Free Mineral Products ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, war, minerals, conflicts, protection, environment )

Cher
- 235 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Conflict minerals primarily originate from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and are fueled by a violent multi-million dollar trade in tin, tantalum or "coltan", tungsten, and gold.
MacBride Peace Prize Awarded to Bradley Manning
Society & Culture  (tags: Bradley Manning, justice, free press, war, violence, MacBride Peace Prize, truth, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 273 days ago - ymlp.com
The International Peace Bureau, a former Nobel Peace Prize recipient, is delighted to announce that this year's Sean MacBride Peace Prize is to be awarded to Bradley Manning, the US whistleblower whose case has attracted worldwide attention, for his...
Why DOMA Is Indefensible: How the Policy Undermines America's Military Readiness.
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, government, SupremeCourt, supremecourt, usa, war, troops, military, ethics, dishonesty, abuse, americans, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, health, law, safety, society, rights )

JL
- 299 days ago - joesestak.com
"An Egyptian officer once said to me, 'You know, you treat your enlisted men differently in this country than we do. You treat them like they're equal.' When that equality breaks down, you lose something."
Take Action: War, Drought, and Famine: Promote Peace in the Sahel ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, peace, war, drought, protection, famine, suffering )

Cher
- 343 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Write to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) asking it addresses the foundational causes of the Sahel's issues rather than simply responding to the immediate emergency there.
Thank Bradley Manning ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Bradley Manning, justice, free press, war, violence, Linnington, truth, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 416 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
He released evidence of crimes, as anyone able to do should do. Manning did so out of an actual belief in democracy (as distinct from "democracy" as a justification for bombings).
Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Hero of Afghan Battle
Society & Culture  (tags: military, war, bravery, Obama, news, americans, government, goodnews )

Carrie
- 435 days ago - washingtonpost.com
President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor on Monday to a former Army staff sergeant for his courageous actions in defending a remote combat outpost in eastern Afghanistan from a 2009 insurgent attack that left eight other Americans dead and 22 wounded.
Battlefield Equality
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, rights, war, combat, society, culture )

Carrie
- 452 days ago - newyorker.com
I remember the first time I saw a female combat soldier. It was in a town called Arasadithivu, on the island of Sri Lanka.It was strange, meeting those women. They were impossible not to like, even to respect, ...
Hono­Lulu After Pearl Harbor: A Report Published for the First Time, 71 Years Later (VIDEO and (TEXT)
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, women, war, Pearl Harbor, interesting, media, news, culture )

Carrie
- 498 days ago - washingtonpost.com
On Dec. 7, 1941, when Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor, I was working as a reporter for the Hono­lulu Star-Bulletin. After a week of war, I wrote a story directed at Hawaii's women; I thought it would be useful for them to know what I had seen.
As First Military Social Work Officer Killed in Action, Army Lt. Col. David Cabrera Was a 'Soldier of Kindness' TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, sadness, military, mental health, PTSD, family, war, Afghanistan, society )

Carrie
- 525 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Army Lt. Col. Jeff Yarvis looked out at the cemetery where 41-year-old Army Lt. Col. David Cabrera, believed to be the first military social work officer killed in action by enemy fire, would be buried this day.
Courage! The Story of One Soldier, Quadruple Amputee, Taylor Morris -Video
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, afghanistan, americans, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, politics, society, soldiers, War )

Kit
- 542 days ago - coolestone.com
This is the story of Quadruple Amputee, Taylor Morris. Taylor was injured on May 3rd, 2012 in Afghanistan to an IED blast becoming the 5th Quad Amputee to have ever survive to date.
Say Thanks To A Wounded Warrier, Heinz Will Donate ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, war, veterans, troops, wounded warriors, Heinz, free donation, world, violence, family )

Nancy
- 553 days ago - heinzketchup.com
For every card sent, Heinz will donate $1 to WWP and an additional 57 cents when a message is shared through the Facebook and Twitter links on the "Thank You" card confirmation page (up to $250,000 through July 1, 2013). As
A Veteran of the Afghanistan War Speaks Out on Poverty   video
Society & Culture  (tags: video, Mason Bliss, veteran, war, Afghanistan, Green Party, USA, wealthy nation, starving children, homelessness, poverty, declining education, Green New Deal, economic justice, green jobs, green energy )

Brian
- 574 days ago - youtube.com
Today we share the story of Mason Bliss, an Afghan vet and Green Party supporter. It's immoral that children are starving in one of the wealthiest nations in the world.
Funding Teachers Doesn't Get Embassies Attacked
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, war, americans, politics, education, children, dishonesty, freedoms, government, ethics, society )

Carrie
- 583 days ago - truth-out.org
We're not out of money. We've stopped taxing billionaires and corporations, and we're funding war-preparation so generously that we're sparking a global arms race that will eventually generate some enemies with which to justify the war preparation .
Celebrating the Woody Guthrie Centennial
Society & Culture  (tags: music, lyrics, legend, 100th, Woody Guthrie, silence, Rosenberg, Eisenhower, freedom, human rights, war, peace, song, Pete Seeger, artifacts, smithsonian )

Nancy
- 627 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
Deep in the Smithsonian Folkways collections are never before seen artifacts from the life of one of the greatest musicians of all time.
 

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