Tag Archives: Catholic Worker

Five people doing more to stop drone strikes than I am

This is news from the Nuclear Resister, a newsletter/magazine. ┬áJack and Felice Cohen-Joppa have been publishing it since 1980, when the Plowshares Eight made their storied walk into the King of Prussia nuclear weapons plant. They’ve assiduously kept track of the hundreds of people who’ve been arrested worldwide for resisting war and the weapons of […]

Feeding the poor and homeless is now a crime

So apparently, feeding the homeless is being made a crime in many cities. According to this piece in USA Today: Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, Oklahoma City and more than 50 other cities have previously adopted some kind of anti-camping or anti-food-sharing laws, according to the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty. […]

Our Nobel Laureate’s drone strikes and the peace activists who protest them

So while the rest of us spent much of the week arguing about the debates between two of the five candidates for the presidency (and two of the five candidates for vice president), a court in Missouri sentenced two peace activists for the high crime of interfering with unmanned drone flights out of Whiteman Air […]