Category: On The Line

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

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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Climate Change Is Bringing Extreme Heat and Jeopardizing The Lives Of California Farm Workers

California is seen as a nationwide leader in hot weather protections, but its workers are still getting sick and dying from heat. Experts and insiders say climate change and a dysfunctional Cal/OSHA are to blame. By Brian Edwards and Jacob Margolis – Published August 25, 2021 In the summer of 2005, a terrible three-week heatwave …

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Nearly Half the World’s Children at ‘Extremely High Risk’ for Facing Effects of Climate Crisis

Virtually no child’s life will be unaffected by the climate emergency, said the director of UNICEF.   By JULIA CONLEY – August 20, 2021 On Friday, the third anniversary of climate campaigner Greta Thunberg’s lone protest outside the Swedish Parliament, a global report revealed the scale of risks posed by the climate emergency for the world’s children. …

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The U.S. is The Most Tyrannical Regime On Earth

By Caitlin Johnstone August 15, 2021, Information Clearing House – You get a lot of moral clarity when you realize that the U.S. government is the most despotic and corrupt regime on the entire planet by a very wide margin. This clarity informs your perspective in a way that helps you see through a lot of …

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Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Update

Appeal to be Argued Friday, Aug. 13. Clare Grady Now Released to Home Confinement On Friday, August 13 at 9:30 am EDT, three KBP7 attorneys will be given fifteen minutes combined for oral arguments before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, GA. KBP7 attorney, Bill Quigley, stated, “The appeal challenges the way the …

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Attorney Who Sued Chevron Over Amazon Oil Spills, Marks 2 Years Under House Arrest

This attorney took on Chevron and won the largest human rights and environmental court judgment in history. Then he lost his freedom. by Joshua Flint – The Goodly Lawful Society In 2012, Attorney Steven Donziger, and a team of Ecuadorian lawyers, on behalf of Indigenous and farmer plaintiffs, won the largest human rights and environmental …

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