Kathy Kelly writes: I look to Afghanistan, I look to the simple facts faced by the Standing Rock protesters, and I know we must look back to the sorrows which so much of the world will commemorate today (Armistice Day). These sorrows, so painfully real, can help all of us yearn above all for an understanding by people worldwide, and here in my own frightened, divided country—an understanding that we live in a real world, beset with multiple wars, and must at last turn to each other, prepared to live more simply, share resources more radically, and abolish all wars in order to build a real peace.
A few FOR staff and National Council members have joined the protectors at Standing Rock, ND to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline, and will participate in a collective nonviolent clergy action. You can participate too. Here's how: