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Peace Protests

Radley Balko

Feds Say Trespassing Peace Activists Are A National Security Threat | Radley Balko | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

In another case of possible overreach by federal prosecutors, an 82-year-old nun and two anti-nuclear activists face long prison terms after being con...

Thirty Years Ago Today, at the Nuclear Freeze Rally in Central Park, We Saved Ourselves From Ourselves

Tad Daley | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
Tad Daley

It is hardly hyperbole to say that 30 years ago today, we, peaceful demonstrators, citizen agitators, members of the human race, played an incalculably important role in saving ourselves from ourselves.

War and Peace in Kalamazoo

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Olga Bonfiglio

Members of the Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) held their usual Sunday peace vigil in front of the Federal Building in downtown Kalamazoo as they have been doing since September 1, 2002. And, it doesn't look as though they are going away despite President Obama's declaration of the end of the war in Iraq.