Jake Olzen, Waging Nonviolence “It is arguably the single most powerful antiwar act in American history,” Martin Sheen once recounted..
I come to this magnificent house of worship tonight because my conscience leaves me no other choice. I join with you in this meeting..
Ten years ago today, the United States led a dubious invasion of Iraq, beginning an eight-year occupation that would topple a longtime..
Ten years ago today, American peace activist Rachel Corrie was crushed to death by an Israeli military bulldozer while attempting to..
On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing millions of blacks from the cruel bondage of..
Our story begins in 1965, when a US-backed military coup overthrew Sukarno, hero of Indonesia’s independence struggle against Dutch..
December 6, 1982 marks the 30th anniversary of the Dos Erres massacre, in which US-backed Guatemalan elite troops tortured, raped and..
The radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri has arrived in the United States to face terrorism charges after being extradited from the..
On a balmy October afternoon in 1976, a DC-8 commercial jetliner carrying 73 passengers, many of them teenagers, took off from Barbados..
On May 14, 1948, Israel declared its independence. On May 15, Palestinians solemnly commemorate Nakba Day. “Nakba” means..