The Price for Justice: Resettlement of the Chagos Islands
Civil Rights / Human Rights / Politics / Revolution / War

The Price for Justice: Resettlement of the Chagos Islands

Published on Truthout In over 40 years, despite multiple court cases in two different countries (some lost, some won, some won and later overturned), hunger strikes, protests, media events, petitions to the UN, and even Kickstarter campaigns, the exiled people of the Chagos Islands, some 300 miles south of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, … Continue reading

International Peace Day – Changing the Narrative
Civil Rights / Culture / Education / Environment / Human Rights / Politics / Revolution / War

International Peace Day – Changing the Narrative

I spent International Peace Day in one of the best ways possible – eating pizza while having a round-table with other peace activists on how we can work for peace and against violence, militarism, war, and greed. The round-table was led by two bastions of peace activism in the US – Barbara Wien and David … Continue reading

Bali Principles of Climate Justice
Environment / Human Rights / Revolution

Bali Principles of Climate Justice

Just some food for thought: International Climate Justice Network August 28th, 2002 From CorpWatch: http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=3748 An international coalition of groups gathered in Johannesburg for the Earth Summit has released a set of principles aimed at “putting a human face” on climate change. The Bali Principles of Climate Justice redefine climate change from a human rights … Continue reading

Free Bradley Manning – Music and Activism
Politics / Whistleblowers

Free Bradley Manning – Music and Activism

The Justice Party of PA hosted a fantastic event this past Saturday, June 15th: Free Bradley Manning Music and Activism. The event was at the Independent Space in Kutztown, PA and featured an amazing band, Real West (Crime Jazz, Latin Lounge, A Jazzadelic Freakout!). Guests of all ages showed up to discuss Bradley Manning’s leak of thousands of classified documents … Continue reading