Students sitting in overnight at Sen Kohl office

Below is coverage of UW-Madison CAN’s ongoing occupation of Senator Herb Kohl’s office. (Despite the abrupt ending of the first article, which doesn’t make this clear, we’re still in the office.) Other coverage has included Air America and local television and radio. Elizabeth Wrigley-Field < anti-war-network-sits-in-at-sen.-kohl-s-office-through-the-night.html> (link no longer works) Anti-war network sits in at… Continue reading Students sitting in overnight at Sen Kohl office

Cindy Sheehan at Purdue

[youtube][/youtube] Cindy Sheehan spoke at Purdue University on April 12, 2007. Proponents of war with Iraq tried to prevent her coming, by smearing her in the Lafayette newspaper and trying to discourage the university for bringing her to speak. The Peace Studies Committee at Purdue University sponsored her appearance (without using university funds). Protestors in… Continue reading Cindy Sheehan at Purdue

James Yee – Guantanamo and his solitary confinement

This is Part 2 of a 2 part video (split due to YouTube size limitations). It features Chaplain James Yee, former US Army Muslim Chaplain at Guantanamo. In this Part 2, he discusses Guantanamo, including shocking interrogation technigues (such as sexual taunting from naked female interrogators), physical and psychological abuse, and desecration of the Koran.… Continue reading James Yee – Guantanamo and his solitary confinement

Cindy Sheehan speaking peace to power

Cindy Sheehan gave the Plowshare Keynote Address at the 3rd Annual Midwest Peace and Justice Summit on April 13, 2007 at the Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis campus. See more on the conference at Sponsoring organizations were IUPUI Students Advocates for Global Equality, Plowshares Consortium of Peace Studies, Indiana Peace and Justice Network,… Continue reading Cindy Sheehan speaking peace to power

Torture Taxi Action Report

by David Taylor I was hoping to see someone else write a substantive post about yesterday’s action in Smithfield, North Carolina. Here I’ll share my experience/observations in lieu of a report from someone more intimate with the details. I think it’s important that awareness be raised on this issue for several reasons. First and foremost… Continue reading Torture Taxi Action Report

Remembering Wally Nelson – civil rights activist

Wally Nelson would have been 98 on March 27th. He was a pioneer civil rights activist and is considered a parent – along with his partner Juanita Nelson – of the modern war tax resistance movement in the US. See more on Wally (with links to other resources) at… and… This short video… Continue reading Remembering Wally Nelson – civil rights activist

Iraq Veterans Against War Speak

Veterans Paul Abernathy and Matt Southworth, both member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, speak with Sunny Miller, Executive Director of Traprock Peace Center, after the antiwar/anti-occupation rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina on March 17, 2007. For more information, see: For videos of the Fayetteville peace events on March 17-18, 2007 (more… Continue reading Iraq Veterans Against War Speak