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 »
At our recent Peacemaker Dinner on May 16th 2013, Matt Hoh explained how the U.S. alliance with the Karzai government has in effect undermined its own mission in Afghanistan. Listen to the video and learn the meaning of the military’s acronym VICE and why the Taliban is stronger than ever.
“Love in Action: The Transformative Power of Nonviolence” The 2012 Lake Junaluska Peace Conference November 8th-11th Report North Carolina Peace Action was well represented at the 5th annual peace conference held at the Lake Junaluska Conference Center in western NC, November 8–11. NC Peace Action leaders were an integral part of planning this year’s program more »
NC Peace Action seeks to discover, honor and award young leaders who are working on solving the problems that face our world. We invite nominations of young adults age 18-24 and students age 13-17 who are involved in community service or social justice work that relates to broader problems facing the world as a whole. more »
Introduction Our three guests, in different circumstances, may have been firing guns at each other, but after stepping away from violence, these two Iraq War veterans and their Iraqi refugee friend have joined forces to bring a message of peace. A soldier turned conscientious objector, Stieber, 22, decided that if he believed war created more more »
Iraq Army veteran, Josh Stieber, told audiences in the Triangle June 13th and 14th about the painful dissonance US soldiers face as they see themselves killing innocent people. They go to war often for altruistic motives, thinking they’re going to help the people; to free them from tyranny or to keep the evil doers from more »