Uncovering the roots of Barbara Deming’s revolutionary nonviolence and feminism

    Author and activist Barbara Deming’s overlooked early writings shine a light on the history of revolutionary nonviolence, as well as the process of personal transformation.

    War Resisters

    War Resisters is a joint page shared by War Resisters International and War Resisters League highlighting pressing antiwar topics of today. WRI is an internationalist network of antiwar groups struggling to end the root causes of war around the world. War Resisters League is an independent organization based in New York and a proud member of War Resisters International.

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      For our families, Armenian Genocide recognition is one step towards justice

      April 22, 2021

      Formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the Biden administration is key to stopping widespread disinformation and a step toward reparation.

        Rejecting settler logic — an Indigenous view of American borders

        March 17, 2021

        Decolonizing our view of American borders is necessary to achieving justice and ultimately healing on Turtle Island and across Abya Yala.

          The roots of revolutionary nonviolence in the United States are in the Black community

          February 15, 2021

          Collaboration between activists for independence in India and those against segregation in the United States brought revolutionary nonviolence stateside.

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            An invisible wall of drones and motion sensors may ease the consciences of politicians claiming to support immigration, but the cruelties of border security are far from over.

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                    Let’s reclaim Armistice Day

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