Category: On The Line

Articles and photos not directly related to the LACW community, yet are highly noteworthy and recommended.

Jessica Reznicek Update

10-29-21 Hello Dear Friends! I am reaching back out to you to express gratitude for your love and support. These are without doubt difficult times, but your kindness helps to soften the blow. The human spirit certainly is resilient and with your prayers and friendship, I am able to overcome obstacles much more gratefully. A …

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A Tale of Two Damages: Double Standard for Jessica Reznicek and Energy Transfer Partners

Why would a billion-dollar corporation which intentionally and illegally destroyed private property for profit not even get a slap on the wrist while a person who commits civil disobedience to protect the earth and its people is labeled a terrorist and imprisoned for eight years? By CHARLOTTE  GRUBB October 25, 2021 Jessica Reznicek was sentenced …

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Striketober!

By Joe Attard The U.S.A. has been hit by a ‘Striketober’ of industrial action across a range of sectors: from healthcare to construction; carpentry to coal mining; media to communications; snack foods and cereal manufacturing. In all, 100,000 workers voted to authorise strike action this month. The old union bureaucrats have undermined some of these …

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Sr. Megan Rice – Rest in Peace.

Sr. Megan Rice, anti-war, Plowshares, and social justice activist, joined the Heavenly Cloud of Witnesses on October 10, 2021, at her religious order residence, the Society of the Holy Child Jesus (SHCJ), in Rosemont, PA. She was 91. Her death was caused by congestive heart failure. Sr. Megan, one of the Transform Now Plowshares activists …

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This nation’s Fate: Oligarchy Or Autocracy

By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost The competing systems of power in the United States are divided between oligarchy and autocracy. There are no other alternatives. Neither are pleasant. Each have peculiar and distasteful characteristics. Each pays lip service to the fictions of democracy and constitutional rights. And each exacerbates the widening social and …

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Nonviolence Works!

Free Online Peace Conference: October 2, 2021: Make a difference for peace by learning how powerful nonviolent resistance is as a force for change. A family of 13 speakers and panelists have been assembled to share in an empowering way their story about peace and nonviolence. At this year’s online conference, Kathy Kelly will return, …

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The Campaign To Free Jessica Reznicek, 

Redacted Tonight Radio – Lee Camp interviews Monty Pinger, one of the lead organizers of the campaign to free the climate activist Jessica Reznicek. Reznicek had admitted to destroying pipeline equipment being used to build the Dakota Access Pipeline. She committed her act of nonviolent civil disobedience in order to protect the land and water …

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What Harm Did US’ 20-Year War On Terror Cause For The World?

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The Earth’s Greatest Enemy

The carbon footprint of the U.S. Empire’s military-industrial complex is the Earth’s Greatest Enemy. The largest consumer of fossil fuels and the greatest polluter on the planet. Watch this great TRAILER for the coming Abby Martin film. For more info, check out this LINK.

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September 11 Twentieth Anniversary Statement

With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaching, along with the highly deceptive 9/11 Commission Report, we believe that as Christians, as Catholic Workers, we have an obligation to do our own investigation into what really transpired on that fateful day that brought U.S. imperialism to unconscionable depths of depravity with two decades of torture, death, …

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U.S. Drone Strikes in Afghanistan Are Morally Unacceptable, And Only Further the Cycle of Violence

Media statement from Pax Christi USA in response to the U.S. drone strike in Kabul on Sunday, August 29: “As The Washington Post and other media outlets report on the deaths of at least ten Afghan civilians — including young children — as a result of a second U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Pax Christi …

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Shut Down Creech Killer Drone Base

We want YOU to come to Shut Down Creech  Fall Week of Actions – Dates:  Sun, Sept 26th – Sat, Oct 2nd Shut Down Creech is just a month away!  Veterans For Peace and CODEPINK have been working hard to prepare for an exciting Peace Convergence in the beautiful Nevada desert. This is a growing …

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