Racial Justice and Decolonization

On a Quilt of Oppressions and Injustices

Originally published in Common Dreams   Last Tuesday’s mass shooting targeting Asian American women working at massage parlors in Atlanta was a horrific manifestation of historically rooted and systematically sustained racism, xenophobia, anti-Asian rhetoric, hypersexualization of Asian women, and misogyny. by An Thuy Nguyen Last […]

Peace is Patriotic - Sylvia Gilman
Legislation and Policy

RI Peace Bills Filed in the State House

by Maryellen Kurkulos Two historic pieces of pro-peace legislation submitted to the Rhode Island State House this year have created a whirlwind of activity for the Rhode Island peace movement. Activists representing the groups Action Corps, Brown War Watch, No Endless War or Excessive Militarism, […]

Tigrayans and supporters rallied in downtown Boston April 7 calling for peace, an end to starvation and rape as tactics of war, and calling for US actions to stop the war. Paul Shannon photo
Middle East Wars

Tigray Urgently Needs Peace

by Sunny Robinson Concerned people in the U.S. should be gravely concerned about the humanitarian disaster and the wide spread hunger and starvation in Tigray Province, Ethiopia.   In the strongest possible terms and with the greatest sense of urgency, the U.S. should use its voice […]

Iman Saleh (with drum) on hunger strike  in Washington D.C. to protest the blockade and war against Yemen; seated next to her is Rep. Ilhan Omar. Hassan El-Tayyab photo
Middle East Wars

Hunting in Yemen

by Kathy Kelly “It’s not normal for people to live like this,” says Iman Saleh, now on her twelfth day of a hunger strike demanding an end to war in Yemen. Since March 29th, in Washington, D.C., Iman Saleh, age 26, has been on a […]