I was arrested in Washington DC in 1971 when we declared, "If the government doesn't stop the war the people will stop the government."
What was it about his treatment that made them shake their heads?
Here's how one city remembered its war dead from the Bush and Obama wars.
People came from near and far to reminisce, mull, and above all renew acquaintances decades old, very possibly for the last time.
This will be my third trial for resisting drone warfare, and I expect it to be as intense and unpredictable as the first two.
My guest this week is Carl Davidson, a former leader of the SDS and now national co-chair of the Committee of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism.
Civil disobedience is properly the last resort. It is also an unhappiness of citizenship.
At a busy downtown street corner, the Vigil for Peace keeps on keeping on.
The maker of the “Bush Lied…They Died” T-shirt was sued by parents of a fallen soldier for $40 billion. But a federal judge just tossed the case out.
My guest this week is Joy First, who is active in the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance and in the group Witness Against Torture.
Iran is hardly the first Muslim country even in the recent past to have seen the use of peaceful protests against an authoritarian regime.
My guest this week is Kathy Kelly of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, who recently returned from Gaza.
My guest this week is Todd Dennis, of Iraq Veterans Against the War.
Last August 27, law enforcement agents raided the offices of two social justice groups in Berkeley.
One group is called the Long Haul Infoshop, which describes itself as a community resource center and serves as a library and a bookstore. The other is the East Bay Prisoner Support Group, which is located in the same building.
Though the landlord refused them entry, FBI agents, the University of California police, and Alameda County sheriffs forced their way in. They broke locks on the outside doors, and even on inside doors, as well as on filing cabinets.