Category Archives: All Peace and Justice Online Posts

Peace and Planet Mobilization

On Sunday, April 26, we will gather together, calling for a nuclear-free, peaceful, just, and sustainable world.  “Nuclear abolition connects deeply with struggles to end and prevent wars, increase peace, and achieve economic and environmental justice…”  Join us on Sunday … Continue reading

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Nonviolence, Peace, and War- In the Words and Voices of Martin Luther King, Dave Dellinger, Dorothy Day, and Others

Eighty-six years old, this month (January 2015).  That is how old Martin Luther King, Jr. would be, if he were still here with us today.  I’m sure that his words and deeds would still be inspiring us, today.  Dr. King … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Is A Time To Mourn the Dead … Let’s Not Glorify War

Note: This was initially posted in May 2012.  It is still extremely relevant now, in May 2014.  Memorial Day airshows, glorifying war, are now being conducted in several locales around the country.  Anti-war demonstrations are held at many of these. … Continue reading

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Reverend Billy Asks, “What Would Jesus Buy?”

Update- 2013–   It’s that time again!  We are once again bombarded with holiday shopping advertisements.  Here on Long Island, we are once again demonstrating in support of Walmart workers who are protesting and/or striking for reasonable wages and working conditions.  … Continue reading

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Peace and Justice Online Website Highlights Its Top Five Posts

                               The Peace and Justice Online website (www.peaceandjusticeonline.org) has reached a readership milestone.  I am very pleased to announce that the site has achieved a total of more than 20,000 page views. I am presenting, here, below, links to each … Continue reading

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Romney Has A Koch Problem; Let’s Reclaim Our Democracy- Let’s Overturn Citizens United

Two hundred of us recently rallied outside the Southampton estate of David Koch, the oil billionaire who has been a prime financier of the Tea Party.  As Koch hosted a $50,000-per-seat fundraiser for Mitt Romney, we chanted, “Democracy Not Plutocracy,” … Continue reading

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Let’s Eradicate Poverty in America, with Commentary by Michael Moore, Cornel West, Barbara Lee

                       Yes.  It is time we did something about the fact that there are more than 46,000,000 people in America who are living in poverty.  If we were to seriously address … Continue reading

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My Day with Occupy Wall Street; and Naomi Klein, Chris Hedges, Bernie Sanders on OWS

Some of my favorite signs at the occupation: “I lost my job.  Then I found an occupation.” “This is the first time I’ve felt hopeful in a very long time.” “Jobs, Not War.  People, Not Profit.” “Democracy, Not Plutocracy.” Dozens … Continue reading

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Ten Years of War in Afghanistan

           It’s been ten terrible years of war in Afghanistan.  Nearly two thousand U.S. soldiers have been killed in this war.  Tens of thousands of Afghans have been killed.  We have spent nearly $500 Billion fighting this war.  The war … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power: Dangerous, Dirty & Expensive- 20 Key Facts

           The simple fact is that nuclear power is terribly dangerous.  From a health and safety standpoint, it is utterly irrational for us to continue to generate electricity by splitting the atom.  Nuclear power is unreasonably expensive.  When all of … Continue reading

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