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Interviews with the National Council of Elders: Rabbi Arthur Waskow, part 3

This is the last installment of my interview with Rabbi Arthur Waskow, part of an ongoing series of interviews with members of the National Council of Elders, veterans of civil rights and social justice movements dedicated to passing down their spiri

Interviews with the National Council of Elders: Rabbi Arthur Waskow, part 2

This is the continuation of my interview with Rabbi Arthur Waskow, part of a series of interviews with members of the National Council of Elders, veterans of civil rights and social justice movements dedicated to passing down their spirit and experie

Interviews with the National Council of Elders: Rabbi Arthur Waskow, part 1

In the second of our series of interviews with members of the National Council of Elders, I interviewed Rabbi Arthur Waskow.

From Seattle: The Lies of Drone Job Creation

Many of the scores of anti-drone protests across the country last month took place in communities dependant on the military-industrial complex for the money that drone warfare brings. A critical task of the peace movement is to expose the lie that ending investment in war technology such as drones would somehow mean the death of national and local economies.

The Cries that Cut through the White Noise: Civil Resistance Against Killer Drones

The rise of killer drones marks the new era of empire in which we live and against which we must struggle. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles allow the bloody execution of U.S. power to disappear into white noise, lulling our national conscience asleep to the consequences of our monstrous violence and arrogance abroad.

Yemeni to Senate: "What the violent militants had failed to achieve, one drone strike accomplished in an instant."

Yesterday’s Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights hearing on the use of military drones received testimony from Farea al-Muslimi, a Yemeni whose village suffered a drone strike last week.

Contact Senators about Killer Drones before Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing, April 23

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), the Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights, will hold the first-ever Senate hearing on the use of drones in targeted killings.

Month of Anti-Drone Action Launched with Numerous Protests Nationwide

Since the beginning of April, protests of war and surveillance drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) have been rolling across major cities and military bases nationwide. The momentum will escalate in dozens of actions in the following weeks. This month of anti-drone action is the fruit of organizing efforts by a coalition of peace organizations that includes FOR.