PeacEnvironmentalism

Remarks at North Carolina Peace Action Event in Raleigh, N.C., August 23, 2014.  By David Swanson http://warisacrime.org/content/peacenvironmentalism   Thank you for inviting me, and thank you to North Carolina Peace Action. It’s an honor for me to have a role in honoring the 2014 Student Peacemaker, iMatter Youth North Carolina. I’ve followed what iMatter has more »

Raleigh City Council calls on Congress to “Bring Our War Dollars Home”

January 16, 2013 Press Release CONTACT: JOE BURTON 919-851-5596 At its January 15th meeting, the Raleigh City Council joined the US Conference of Mayors and cities in 14 other states in approving a “Bring Our War Dollars Home Resolution.” The original resolution was submitted to the Council by ROWD (Return Our War Dollars) of Wake more »

Raleigh City Council Resolution

  January 2013 Proclamation calling on Congress to Fund Urgently Needed Services and Infrastructure Repair in Raleigh and Throughout the United States by Bringing Our War Dollars Home and Reducing Military Spending. WHEREAS the members of the Raleigh City Council and the constituents we represent want to ensure the safety, as well as the physical more »

February 20, 2012: Bring The War Dollars Home: Raleigh

  The Town Hall Meeting in Raleigh, February 20th, brought together 150 peace advocates to send the message for a need to reorder our priorities.  We need to “Bring Our War Dollars Home and Restore Our Communities.“ The keynote speaker was Matthew Hoh, a former Marine and State Dept. official who resigned his post in more »

February 11, 2012: HKonJ 2012

HKonJ crowds gather on a cold February morning outside NC Capitol Building   H K on J (Historic Thousands on Jones Street coalition of 80 organizations) march and rally in Raleigh for a 14-Point People’s Agenda – diverse schools, affordable housing, workplace fairness, voting rights, equal justice and more. Saturday February 11, 9:30 a.m. we more »

October 29, 2011: Planning Conference for Long-Term Change

Reordering Priorities – Connecting Issues A Planning Conference for Long-Term Change October 29th, 2011 Report Reordering our Society’s Priorities and Connecting our Peace and Justice Issues were the themes of the October 29, 2011, NC Peace Action/AFSC conference in Raleigh.  Fifty attendees representing 8 Congressional districts shared what’s happening around the state on the Move more »