Echo of Silence, re. Iranian Chemical Weapons Victims

The film below was recently posted on the Fellowship of Reconciliation Blog by Leila Zand.   It appears to have been recently distributed, though the Chemical Weapons attacks visited on Iran and her people are now nearly 30 years in the past.   Perhaps the event was triggered by the global discussion around Chemical Weapons attacks in Syria,   As an ally […]

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Chemical Weapons Update

The Nobel Peace Prize, it’s luster dulled by the wars of Barack Obama and the EU,  and Henry Kissinger’s lifetime record of supporting massacres, dictators and Israeli exceptionalism, was presented to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons this year.   According to Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, the award was not necessarily for their current work […]

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Life Under Drones

from The White Rose Reader: An Interview with Madiha Tahir by Paul Gottinger Madiha Tahir is an independent journalist working in Pakistan.   She is also a student in the United States.   I met Madiha when she traveled with the CodePink Peace Delegation in Pakistan, of which I was a member.   Madiha is a dedicated researcher on the issue of U.S. […]

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Reports From The War Zone

I’m posting below the videos of Kathy Kelly, Buddy Bell and Cathy Breen presenting at the Flying Squirrel Community Space.   They bring us the reality that we have bestowed on other peoples through our imperialist wars and occupations in their countries. They have with them a ‘Bean Poll’.    Two jars, labeled “Pentagon, Continued War” and “Reparations and Reconstruction” and a […]

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